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UK News What the papers say – March 6

09:25  06 march  2021
09:25  06 march  2021 Source:   msn.com

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Most of the papers splash with reaction to the Government’s recommendation of a 1% pay rise for NHS workers. The threat of industrial action by nurses in response to the offer leads the i weekend and the Daily Express, with the latter describing the proposed increase as “pitiful”. Health Secretary Matt Hancock has defended the small increase as “what’s affordable as a nation” due to the economic toll of coronavirus, according to The Guardian. Guardian front page, Saturday 6 March 2021: Nurses threaten strike as Hancock defends pay offer pic.twitter.com/I5imeYeLvo.

British newspapers . The first recorded death in the UK of a patient with the Covid-19 illness caused by the coronavirus leads most of the nation’s Friday front pages. — The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) March 5, 2020. Elsewhere, The Financial Times reports on Flybe chief Mark Anderson’s comments that the budget airline collapsed after Virgin Atlantic “declined to inject more money” into the struggling carrier.

Most of the papers splash with reaction to the Government’s recommendation of a 1% pay rise for NHS workers.

The threat of industrial action by nurses in response to the offer leads the i weekend and the Daily Express, with the latter describing the proposed increase as “pitiful”.

The Independent says NHS Providers have accused the Government of “snatching away” the 2.1% pay rise which was promised prior to the pandemic, which the Daily Mirror describes as “Boris’ slap for carers”.

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6 March 2019, 4:12 am. Knife crime, letter bombs and Brexit lead the Wednesday’s papers . The Daily Mail leads with a court’s decision not to jail a teenager “with a history of carrying a knife”, while Boris Johnson has called for the police to have more stop-and-search powers. The Daily Telegraph says a possible Irish dissident plot is being considered as a line of inquiry into the packages.

Celtic manager Lennon is in no rush to lose his forward, saying , “I’d give him a five-year deal tomorrow if I could.” The Liverpool Echo picks up on evertonfc.com reporting Everton manager Ancelotti wants to tie Leighton Baines to a new contract when the left-back’s current deal expires this summer. Baines effortlessly stepped in for French full-back Lucas Digne in Everton’s recent games against Arsenal and Manchester United and Ancelotti said : “Our idea, the idea of the Club, is, ‘Don’t stop playing, stay with us for the next year’.

The Daily Star goes further in its criticism of “short-memoried Bozo” over the move, which the paper says “betrays NHS heroes who saved his life”.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has defended the small increase as “what’s affordable as a nation” due to the economic toll of coronavirus, according to The Guardian.

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What The Papers Say is a British radio and television, series. It consists of quotations from headlines and comment pages in the previous week's newspapers , read in a variety of voices and accents by actors. The quotes are linked by a script read by a studio presenter, usually a prominent journalist.

— i newspaper (@theipaper) March 4, 2021. The Daily Mirror says the increase could mean experienced nurses take home an extra £3.50 per week, with the paper calling it a “paltry pay award”. In some cases the number of doses administered may appear to exceed the number of doses distributed as some provinces have been drawing extra doses per vial. This report was automatically generated by The Canadian Press Digital Data Desk and was first published March 4, 2021.

The Times, meanwhile, quotes the head of the UK’s genomics body as saying new variants of Covid-19 are “very unlikely” to stop the country getting back to normal in the summer.

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The FT Weekend carries the first hard data showing a steep decline in trade activity between the UK and other large EU countries since the hardening of “Brexit barriers” at the start of the year.

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— i newspaper (@theipaper) March 4, 2021. The Daily Mirror says the increase could mean experienced nurses take home an extra £3.50 per week, with the paper calling it a “paltry pay award”. The latest with Harry and Meghan leads Metro, with the paper reporting Boris Johnson has been drawn into the “growing row” over bullying claims as his cabinet secretary previously worked for the royal family, while the Daily Star carries a sideways take on the story.

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