Gaza continues to dominate papers
Gaza remains the story covered in most detail, with several papers suggesting mounting diplomatic pressure may lead to Israel agreeing to a ceasefire, bbc reported.
The Independent believes the pressure to end the military action is not only coming from the EU but also Washington.
It is a theme taken up by the Guardian, which suggests Israel is mulling over a temporary halt to the "bombing".
The Times focuses on the other battle between Israel and Hamas - the "propaganda war" over world opinion.
The Daily Express shows pictures of smoke billowing over the town of Rafah and government buildings inside Gaza which have been all but destroyed.
However, the Daily Telegraph reckons about two-thirds of Hamas's military capability remains intact.
The Daily Mirror puts forward the Israeli perspective with a report from towns hit by Hamas rockets.
Meanwhile, the Financial Times has a picture of a protester outside the Israeli embassy in London.
The smiles of Britain's Olympic heroes beam out from the front pages, prompted by the New Year Honours list.
Many focus on Chris Hoy and his mum - the triple gold medal winner becomes Sir Chris while his mother has been given an MBE for services to nursing.
A storm is brewing over one particular honour, reports the Times.
The man in question is Nick Macpherson, permanent secretary to the Treasury, who is said by the paper to be a "close ally of the prime minister".
The Daily Telegraph leads with what it calls a "new Sats test marking fiasco".
It says examiners have warned of a "significant" risk that results will be delayed again because of the rush to find a new firm to run the tests.
'Twincredibles' is the Sun's headline, which refers to a mixed race couple who, for the second time, have had twin girls - one black, the other white.
Dean Durrant and Alison Spooner from Hampshire are smiling on the front page along with their four daughters.