UK News What the papers say – May 6

05:40  06 may  2021
05:40  06 may  2021 Source:   msn.com

What the papers say – April 27

  What the papers say – April 27 Reports of mounting pressure on Boris Johnson lead many of Tuesday’s papers.The Times reports Mr Johnson told aides he would rather let coronavirus “rip” than impose a second lockdown as he feared the economic impact of reimposing restrictions, and described lockdowns as “mad”.

The rekindling antagonism between the British and the French features prominently on the nation’s pages after the deployment of gunboats to Jersey amid the growing fishing rights dispute.

a close up of a newspaper: What the papers say – May 6 (PA) © Peter Byrne What the papers say – May 6 (PA)

The Daily Telegraph tells it straight over Britain’s response to a potential blockade of Jersey by French fishing interests, with a headline of “PM sends Navy to face French in Jersey”.

Metro, the Daily Mail and the Daily Express also use rousing language, with headlines of “Boris sends in the Navy”, “Boris sends gunboats into Jersey” and “Boris sends gunboats to defend Jersey”.

The Independent also splashes with the Navy, while The Times leads on the Navy machinations, and on a new move for legal protection for military personnel who served in Northern Ireland.

What the papers say – May 5

  What the papers say – May 5 Trouble for the Labour Party and the acquittal of two former paratroopers feature among a range of topics in the Wednesday papers.The Daily Telegraph, Daily Express and the Daily Mail lead on ministers being told to stop witch hunts against veterans following the acquittal of two former paratroopers over the murder 50 years ago of an IRA gunman.

The Guardian says “tensions rise over Jersey” as the “PM deploys armed boats”, while also reporting on a clinical trial which has suggested adjusted vaccines can treat Covid variants.

Elsewhere, the i warns of the downside of a return to holidays abroad – “huge queues” to get back into the UK.

The Sun leads on the story of James Gibbons, a father of four who was stabbed to death trying to stop teenagers harassing a homeless man.

The Financial Times reports on Archegos Capital moving towards insolvency.

And the Daily Star runs with Donald Trump’s return to social media under the headline: “The crazy old man’s back in business”.

What the papers say – May 8 .
Thoughts on a second Scottish independence referendum are among the topics on the front pages on Saturday.The Times writes Prime Minister Boris Johnson is “preparing for a decade-long premiership” with cabinet ministers believing there has been a “permanent change in the nation’s political identity”.

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