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What the papers say – April 21

Politics and celebrity news make the front pages on Sunday.

What the papers say – April 21 (PA)
What the papers say – April 21 (PA)

High speed rail, forthcoming European elections and singer Adele’s divorce make headlines in Sunday’s papers.

The Sunday Times leads with reported proposals for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to be given an international role which could see the couple move abroad after the birth of their baby.

HS2 leads the Sunday Telegraph, with the paper reporting supporters of the Conservative party are “repulsed” by the project and would support a leadership contender who pledged to scrap it.

The Observer carries comments from Labour deputy leader Tom Watson, who says his party could lose votes to Nigel Farage’s Brexit party if it looks like Labour “half agree with him” on Britain’s departure.

The Independent carries details of child refugees “trapped” in Calais with charities warning that conditions are at “breaking point”.

The Sunday Mirror carries the latest on the separation of Adele from her husband Simon Konecki.

While the Sunday People runs with a charity supported by the Duke of Sussex helping service personnel.

The Mail on Sunday carries a story about “rebellion” among the Conservative party grassroots, reporting that four in 10 councillors are planning to vote for the Brexit Party at the European elections.



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