What the papers say – April 28
Amber Rudd, the Koreas and Abba lead the papers on Saturday.
The Home Secretary on the brink, history made on the Korean border and the return of Abba are the big stories for Saturday’s papers.
The Daily Telegraph says Amber Rudd was left clinging to her job after a memo emerged that appeared to show she was aware of Home Office targets for immigration removals, despite saying she was not.
The Guardian says the memo was prepared for the Home Secretary and other senior ministers and discussed meeting and exceeding targets.
Guardian front page, Saturday 28 April 2018: Leak shows Rudd was told about targets for removing migrants pic.twitter.com/eib5nWUNyb— The Guardian (@guardian) April 27, 2018
Meanwhile The Independent says Ms Rudd faces further scrutiny after a UN report criticised the number of black people dying in police custody.
The Times carries a picture of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and his southern counterpart Moon Jae-In, who held and unprecedented meeting at the rival nations’ border on Friday, beneath the headline “The hands of history”.
Tomorrow's Times front page: The hands of history pic.twitter.com/hhQyNFBUdz— The Times of London (@thetimes) April 27, 2018
The i weekend says the summit was unthinkable only months ago, while the development means families divided by the 1950s war could be reunited.
The Sun manages to combine both Korea and Abba under the headline “Mamma Mia! Korea we go again”.
News the Swedish pop group have reformed and made music together leads the Daily Star.
In other news, the Daily Express reports that Brexit Secretary David Davis has threatened to quit if the Prime Minister plans to strike a “customs partnership” deal with the EU.
An oligarch is set to relinquish control of Russian aluminium producer Rusal by reducing his majority stake in its London-listed company, in a bid to release the firm from US sanctions, the Financial Times reports.
Car makers “covered up” the scale of the problem posed by car thieves who can use freely-available electronic devices to steal modern vehicles, the Daily Mail reports.
And the Daily Mirror has spoken to the partner of the late darts star Eric Bristow.