Newspaper headlines: 'Question of Sport axed' and 'half-price Christmas' – BBC

A "great day for truth" is the headline on the front of the Guardian. It is a quote from the Duke of Sussex in response to his landmark victory yesterday, in his phone hacking case against Mirror Group Newspapers.
The paper says it was clear from his statement that he felt "pure vindication for his tortuous legal battles against sections of the British media". The Mirror has more muted coverage, placing the story on page fifteen.
Its headline points out that the damages won by the prince were "modest". There is a statement from Mirror Group Newspapers saying: "We welcome this judgement that gives the business the necessary clarity to move forward".
The website of the Washington Post considers the ruling of a US court that Donald Trump's former lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, should pay $148m (£116m; €136m) in damages to two women he falsely accused of election fraud. The Post thinks the verdict marks a "stunning downfall" for Giuliani. It suggests that the case puts the former New York Mayor "near the top of a long list of Trump advisers and news media outlets who have faced legal consequences for amplifying his false allegations".
The Financial Times says Western nations are looking at how they can seize Moscow's assets abroad, and use them after both US and EU funding packages for Ukraine were blocked in recent days. The FT suggests the move might be discussed at a G7 summit in February, to mark the second anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
The Daily Telegraph reports that the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has rejected a request to send cars that do not comply with the city's Ulez emissions scheme to Ukraine, instead of scrapping them. It states that the appeal for vehicles was made by Mr Khan's counterpart in Kyiv, Vitali Klitschko. A spokesman for City Hall is quoted saying that altering the Ulez scheme, to export vehicles to Ukraine, is not possible within the current limits of the Greater London Authority Act.
"Rise of the month-long wait just to see your GP" is the headline in The Times. It reports that in the first ten months of the year, nearly 15 million appointments took place more than 28 days after being booked. According to the paper, practices are having to deal with rising demand for appointments, at the same time as a decline in the number of fully-qualified doctors.
The Sun leads on the imminent return to the UK of Alex Batty, the teenager found in France this week, after disappearing while on holiday six years ago. The headline "unbelievable" is a quote from his grandmother, Susan Caruana, who the paper says spoke to the seventeen year-old on Thursday, in a video call.
Finally, the front of the Daily Mail celebrates what it calls a "bonanza for bargain hunters". It reports that major stores are holding half-price sales, to try to boost flagging takings before Christmas. The paper has been told by the accountancy firm, PwC, that spending on presents and festivities this year is expected to be £20bn down from £23bn last year.
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