What the papers say – April 17
Notre Dame appears widely on Wednesday’s fronts.
A variety of stories lead Tuesday’s papers, including the latest on the fire at Notre Dame.
The Paris cathedral was half an hour from collapsing when it was saved by firefighters, The Times reports.
The Guardian says that among the destruction at the “defiant” cathedral the altar and cross were still standing.
The Guardian front page, Thursday 17 April 2019: After the fire died down, Notre Dame stood defiant pic.twitter.com/paU6a9BAZS— The Guardian (@guardian) April 16, 2019
Hundreds of millions of euros have been donated for the rebuilding of the world-famous landmark, the i reports.
The Daily Mail pictures the cathedral’s altar cross on its front page, but leads with a report on the number of women over 50 in work reaching record levels.
The Duchess of Sussex is looking for an American nanny for her baby, according to the Daily Mirror.
The Daily Telegraph reports on a review that could see convictions for minor crimes hidden from employees.
There are cases of vulnerable people being evicted from care homes after families complain about their treatment, the Daily Express says.
In tomorrow's @Daily_Express— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) April 16, 2019
++EXCLUSIVE++ Cruel care homes evict the elderly
- How Notre Dame treasures saved from raging fire
- Grumpy #DocMartin enjoys a laugh #frontpagestoday pic.twitter.com/2JmXolb2lt
The Financial Times leads with fallout over the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max 8 airliner.
And The Sun leads with misconduct charges for former Manchester United footballer Paul Scholes over an alleged betting scandal.
Tomorrow's front page: Man U legend Paul Scholes could be kicked out of football after he was charged with misconduct over an alleged betting scandal https://t.co/WMDtr6zz3U pic.twitter.com/HEDBPjLiXw— The Sun (@TheSun) April 16, 2019