What the papers say – August 24
The crisis in the Amazon jungle and trade talks with America dominate today’s headlines.
Wildfires in Brazil and planned talks between Boris Johnson and Donald Trump are making headlines in Saturday’s newspapers.
The Guardian reports that leaders of the world’s major democracies are to hold emergency talks this weekend on the wildfires engulfing the Amazon, as an international effort gathered momentum to force Brazil to change its deforestation policies.
The i also covers this story, while The Independent has a dramatic picture of one of the fires.
Guardian front page, Saturday 24 August 2019: World demands Brazil act as Amazon burns pic.twitter.com/gthnFdD7lD— The Guardian (@guardian) August 23, 2019
The Times says that Mr Johnson will tell Mr Trump that the NHS is not up for grabs, while The Daily Telegraph covers the same story, saying Mr Johnson will lay down “red lines” in trade talks with Mr Trump.
The Daily Express reports that there is to be an emergency summit to combat soaring levels of violence in the UK.
The Mirror features what it says are “shock court claims” about the Duke of York, while The Sun also has the same royal on its front page.
The Financial Times has the latest in the US-China trade war and its implications for investors.
The Daily Mail‘s lead says women have been forced into buying HRT medication from abroad “as it is now almost impossible to get in Britain”.
And the Daily Star leads on “psycho seagulls”.