Newspaper headlines: 'Lioness we can' and 'investigate hospital bosses' – BBC.com

The Sunday Mirror joins many papers in issuing a rallying cry of "Lioness we can", ahead of the women's World Cup final .
"Go for glory", is the Mail on Sunday's message, while with the Observer calls the final against Spain England's "day of destiny".
The Sunday Times features a mock-up of captain Millie Bright shaking hands with England's only World Cup-winning skipper Bobby Moore.
The Sunday Telegraph says the significance of the occasion can be measured by the "speed with which politicians of all stripes are hitching their wagon to England's quest". Among them is Lib Dem leader Sir Ed Davey, who offered what the paper calls "a painfully staged photo op with a pint of lager".
But former BBC royal correspondent Michael Cole says its a "spectacular own goal" that Prince William will not be in Sydney to watch the final in the Sunday Express,
Away from the football, a key medical expert in the trial of Lucy Letby has told the Observer that hospital bosses who failed to act on concerns about her should be investigated for corporate manslaughter. Consultant paediatrician Dr Dewi Evans described executives as "grossly negligent".
According to the Sunday Telegraph, senior doctors want a crackdown on "unaccountable" NHS managers. Retired cardiologist David E Ward has accused those who refused to listen to whistleblowers as having "blood on their hands".
The issue of small boat crossings continues to create column inches, with the Sun on Sunday reporting that 25,000 have made the journey since Rishi Sunak became prime minister.
The Sunday Times describes the government's handling of the issue as a "farce".
It reports that two significant policy announcements were overshadowed when aides of Home Secretary Suella Braverman suggested she was considering sending asylum seekers to Ascension Island in the South Atlantic, which does not even have a proper hospital.
The Sunday Telegraph reports that the office of the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan tried to discredit and silence scientists who found his ultra low emission zone had little impact on pollution.
In one email, the deputy mayor for environment and energy, Shirley Rodrigues, was said to be "really disappointed" Imperial College London publicised findings questioning the effectiveness of Ulez. Imperial has received more than £800,000 in funding from Mr Khan's office since 2021. A spokesperson for the mayor has described the relationship as "normal and proper".
The British Army now has fewer tanks what the Sunday Mirror call "the peace loving Swiss".
Data from the Global Firepower Index has the UK with 213 tanks while showing Switzerland, which has not fought in a war in over two centuries, on 380. The UK also lags behind Madagascar's 386 tanks. The Ministry of Defence has said Challenger 2 tanks continue to meet the UK's operational commitments, on top of supporting Ukraine.
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