Newspaper headlines: Some first class trains to end and Boots boycott call

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A plan to scrap first class compartments on commuter trains is the lead for the Daily Telegraph.

The paper has an interview with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, who uses the train to get to his Whitehall office.

He says he understands what a pain it is for passengers to stand in packed standard-class carriages, while first-class compartments are empty.

The Telegraph says it first highlighted the issue of half-empty first class carriages on packed commuter trains in 2013 and it thinks scrapping them is "a first class idea".

The Daily Mail leads on the row between Boots and a number of female Labour MPs over the chain's refusal to cut the price of the morning-after pill.

Boots put out a statement late last night apologising for its initial response and saying it was looking for cheaper alternatives. It had earlier suggested it didn't want to encourage the overuse of the morning-after pill.

In an editorial, the Mail welcomes what it describes as Boots' "principled stand" calling it "refreshing". It describes the Labour MPs - who'd called for a boycott of Boots - as "contemptible".

Labour leadership

The row over BBC pay rumbles on, and the Daily Mirror leads with a claim that BBC bosses held a string of frantic talks with female stars before details of huge pay disparities with men became public.

One unnamed source is quoted saying: "The BBC might describe them as contract negotiations, but it looked like hush money to me."

Charles Moore in the Telegraph points out - among many things - that if the women get more while the men stay on the same then the whole point of exposing the figures in the first place, to force the BBC to control its costs, will have been upended.

According to the Times, hard-left Labour supporters are plotting to oust the party's deputy leader, Tom Watson, over what they see as disloyalty to Jeremy Corbyn.

They're said to want to replace him with the shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry. Sources close to Ms Thornberry have said the claims are categorically untrue.

The Guardian reports that Interpol has circulated the names of 173 so-called Islamic State militants it believes could have been trained to mount suicide attacks in Europe.

The list was drawn up by US intelligence from information captured during assaults on IS territories in Syria and Iraq.

Cyber crime

The Daily Express, meanwhile, highlights the case of an illegal migrant in Bishop Auckland in County Durham, who's been spared jail despite allegedly saying he wanted to kill all the English; he was arrested after bursting into a Methodist church during a Sunday service.

The paper says Home Office officials failed to take the opportunity to seek a deportation order - and Crown Prosecution Service lawyers rejected a request by magistrates to consider more serious charges.

An investigation into cyber-crime by the i paper reveals what the paper calls "the shocking truth behind the threat you face".

The paper talks of a "tidal wave of attacks" costing the British public more than the budget of the NHS. It says 85% of attacks go unsolved by the police, as criminal gangs steal millions of pounds every day.

Examples of victims include everyone from GPs targeted by identity thieves, to a grandmother defrauded of her life savings.

And, the paper says, police in South Yorkshire have had to drop investigations six times in the past three years - after discovering the alleged offenders were under ten years old.