Gordon Brown is facing a new crisis after the man who once ran the Labour Party launched a devastating attack on his leadership and backed calls for him to step down.reports the Mail on Sunday
as Former Labour General Secretary Peter Watt in extracts from his new book said Mr Brown was not fit to be Prime Minister, had reduced No 10 to a shambles and was derided even by some of his closest Cabinet allies.
That's not the only attack on the Prime Minister in the Sunday's.The Sundsay Times discloses that accordong to Geoff Hoon,t the prime minister vetoed the purchase of vital military helicopters.
Leaked ministerial letters reveal how, as chancellor, Brown repeatedly prevented Hoon from ordering life-saving battlefield equipment for Afghanistan and Iraq.
However the latest Sunday Telegraph opinion poll shows that support for Labour among voters has increased despite a week of party in-fighting and a failed plot .
Meanwhile in an article in today's Observer,Ed Miliband offers a personal agenda to unite the party after last week's coup attempt.According to the paper
his remarks will be seen as evidence that members of Labour's younger generation are laying out their stalls for the post-Brown leadership.
In the Independent,Ed Balls issues a rallying cry to activists by setting out a wide-ranging vision for how Labour should conduct its campaign – sending a strong message that he will not be inhibited by the cabinet attempt to clip his wings.
The cold weather continues to draw headlines.The Observer leads with warnings of an increase in food prices as plunging temperatures leave farmers unable to harvest vegetables and hauliers struggle to distribute fresh produce.
Whilst the Telegraph reports that pavements are being left covered in ice because of “ludicrous” laws that put home owners and businesses at risk of being sued if they try to clear them.
According to the Sunday Express,up to 60,000 deaths are being predicted because of the relentless cold
There is widepspread revulsion after a father is killed in east London by two armed muggers he tried to stop
The Mail reports that Sukhwinder Singh was stabbed after he chased the thieves after they snatched the bag from the 28-year-old woman on Friday night.
According to the Sunday Times,Police have identified children as young as seven being groomed for terrorism, with some expressing a wish to become suicide bombers.
Meanwhile the Telegraph says that Barack Obama is under fire over claims that the Christmas Day underwear bomber was "singing like a canary" until he was treated as an ordinary criminal and advised of his right to silence.
One in five troops are unfit to fight on the front line says the Independent adding that defence chiefs have confirmed that more than 16,000 troops are not fit enough to fight.
Amongst the tabloids,the News of the World leads with the news that Strictly dance star Ricky Groves last night revealed slimming-mad wife Hannah Waterman dumped him for another man
Campaigners say that victims of industrial diseases such as the asbestos cancer mesothelioma are being "robbed" of government compensation because of an "unjust and indefensible" loophole in the benefit system reports the Independent
Finally whislt the Observer reports that that 2010 may turn out to be the hottest year on record, the Telegraph reports that more than 20 people braved sub zero temperatures to queue overnight in the hope of securing a beach hut for the summer.