The man was shot in the arms, legs, in one of his hands and was also attacked with iron bars.
Theresa May’s Brexit battle, fly-tipping in west Belfast and Derry Girls all make Friday’s papers.
Police said the man, aged in his 30s, was attacked by a group of up to eight masked men.
Declan Devine is expected to be appointed as Derry City manager for a second time as the club calls a news conference for Monday.
Paul McGrory sublet a house in Derry to prostitutes over a nine month period in 2016.