UK News What the papers say – June 19

07:40  19 june  2021
07:40  19 june  2021 Source:   msn.com

What the papers say – June 9

  What the papers say – June 9 Debate over the June 21 reopening date continues to feature on the nation’s front pages.The Daily Mail and Daily Express lead with “fury” over reports that students from Oxford University’s Magdalen College Middle Common Room voted to remove the Queen’s portrait because she is a symbol of colonialism.

The nation’s papers are led by reaction to the Conservatives’ shock defeat in the Chesham and Amersham by-election.

a close up of a newspaper: What the papers say – June 19 (Peter Byrne/PA) © Peter Byrne What the papers say – June 19 (Peter Byrne/PA)

The Guardian, The Times and FT Weekend report Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under pressure from senior Conservatives, with the party blaming the unexpected loss on the PM’s planning law changes.

The Daily Express leads with Mr Johnson’s vow to use “rocket boosters” to rebuild the country after losing the Buckinghamshire seat that has been a Tory stronghold since its creation in 1974.

The Sun and Daily Mirror carry reaction to England’s 0-0 draw with Scotland, with the Mirror running the headline “Flopscotch”.

The match also features on the front of the Daily Star, with the paper blaming the result on hypnotist Uri Geller.

Elsewhere, the i weekend reports Brexit red tape has forced the Royal British Legion to stop selling poppies in the EU.

And the Daily Mail carries an interview with a former Scotland Yard chief who interviewed the Prince of Wales over allegations he “plotted to kill” Diana, Princess of Wales.

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What the papers say – June 24 .
The trial of a police officer over the death of a footballer, Russian jets and a psychic seagull feature on the front pages.The Times leads with the “military confrontation” involving the HMS Defender, with the Royal Navy vowing to continue sailing near Crimea.

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