Newspaper headlines: 'Hunt takes control' amid 'secret plot to oust PM' – BBC

Sunday's papers make uncomfortable reading for Liz Truss, with reports of MPs plotting and holding secret meetings to try to force her from office.
The Conservatives are "on the brink of open warfare", according to the Sunday Telegraph. One source likens Ms Truss's critics to "suicide bombers", telling the paper they are intent on inflicting "maximum damage" on the party.
The Sunday Times talks of "plotters" circling a wounded prime minister. The Sunday Express believes around 100 Tory MPs have backed a plan to replace Ms Truss with a unity candidate, while the Observer says senior Conservatives are discussing a "rescue mission" for the party which would see her "swift removal" as leader.
Who would be her successor if Ms Truss was forced from office? The Times says former chancellor Rishi Sunak has told allies he's ready to take over. The Mail on Sunday says Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has been approached by Tory MPs to stand as a unity candidate. The Sunday Mirror reports that worried MPs see Mr Wallace as the cabinet's only competent minister. But the Observer says many MPs still regard Boris Johnson as the best option. And the Mail suggests former PM Theresa May could be in line for a "shock comeback".
The Times, again, claims to have details of the negotiations which took place in the run-up to the appointment of a new chancellor. It says Ms Truss was sounding out a replacement for Kwasi Kwarteng as early as the party conference in Birmingham. The paper believes former chancellor Sajid Javid was approached at one point but talks did not progress.
As Jeremy Hunt begins his new job as chancellor, both the Times and the Telegraph believe he will delay the planned one penny cut to the basic rate of income tax. The Treasury says no decisions have been taken. Several papers note how powerful Mr Hunt has become. As the Telegraph observes: "Truss clings to the lifeboat, but No 11 holds the oars.
In other stories, both the Mirror and the Sunday People report that a million workers are set to strike this winter to demand larger pay awards. The general secretary of the Unite union, Sharon Graham, tells the People workers should join forces in coordinated action.
The Mail and the Sun on Sunday both claim an "exclusive" for an interview with Ghislaine Maxwell who's serving a 20-year prison sentence in the US on child sex trafficking charges. The former socialite describes Prince Andrew as a "dear friend" and says she feels "bad" that he is paying what she calls "such a price" for his association with Jeffrey Epstein. The author and filmmaker, Daphne Barak, who spoke to Maxwell, says she's locked up for 23 hours a day with three other inmates in a cell measuring 8 by 10 feet.
And the Telegraph and the Mail say former prime minister Sir John Major has criticised the next series of Netflix's The Crown, describing one plotline as "malicious nonsense".
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