What the papers say – April 25
Huawei is among a range of stories leading the papers on Thursday.
A row over Huawei’s role in the UK is among a variety of front page stories on Thursday.
The US National Security Agency has warned that allowing Huawei to supply technology for Britain’s new 5G network is like handing China a “loaded gun”, the Daily Telegraph reports.
The Times says a leak of secret discussions on Huawei between the prime minister, senior ministers and intelligence agency heads has caused outrage among spy chiefs and led to calls for an inquiry.
The Daily Mail leads with warnings from the United Nations’ World Health Organisation over screen time for toddlers.
Unicef has warned nearly 170 million children under 10 – including half a million in the UK – are unprotected from measles, The Guardian reports.
The Guardian front page, Thursday 25 April 2019: Half a million UK children at risk of measles after missing vaccinations pic.twitter.com/5QGJuAHMue— The Guardian (@guardian) April 24, 2019
A G4S driver stole £1million from his cash-in-transit van, The Sun reports.
A friend of murdered TV presenter Jill Dando has given an account of finding her dead body to the Daily Mirror.
The Daily Express leads with a backlash against plans to take free TV licences off the elderly.
Today's Daily Express front page:— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) April 25, 2019
- Pensioner perks facing the axe: Free TV licences and winter fuel cash under threat 'to help young'
- The Brexit dream team?
- Jill Dando murder: Why haven't they found my pal's killer, says Sir Cliff pic.twitter.com/yROZdTEtkV
And the Financial Times leads with a report on a German payment company.