A dozen daily and weekly newspaper front pages have been selected among the nation’s best of 2020 ahead of the Regional Press Awards.
The shortlists for the Front Page of the Year prizes for daily and weekly/Sunday newspapers have been revealed ahead of a virtual ceremony on 16 September.
Below is a gallery of the shortlisted contenders in each of the two categories.
Front Page of the Year – Daily Paper
Bonkers – Sex club reopens… with social distancing rules in place, Dundee Evening Telegraph
CHAMPIONS, Liverpool Echo
Farewell, not goodbye, The Scotsman
Middlesbrough needs… Intensive Care, The Gazette
Our Life in Lockdown, Hull Daily Mail
You’re all heroes, Glasgow Times
Front Page of the Year – Weekly/Sunday Paper
‘Be safe, be careful and don’t do anything I wouldn’t do’, Wokingham.Today
Death of a Peacemaker, Derry News
United front, Kent Messenger
We didn’t get to say goodbye, Impartial Reporter
We WILL get through this, Hereford Times
‘We’re shattered beyond belief’, Bucks Free Press