What the papers say – August 27
Planned peerages for Brixiteers and rumblings over a no-deal exit lead the papers on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans to stack the House of Lords with Brexiteers and developments concerning a possible no-deal exit from the EU head a mixed bag of topics across the nation’s front pages.
The Daily Express and the i report that Mr Johnson intends to grant peerages to a range of “Brexit heroes” who are helping Britain quit the EU.
Tomorrow's @Daily_Express #frontpage #frontpagestoday— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) August 26, 2019
- #Brexit heroes to be made lords
- #Ashes star @benstokes38 says miracle #innings is thanks to amazing wife and they celebrated with drive-thru burgers
- Baking #bankholidaymonday is a record-breaker#TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/6cEB4CwoVP
The Guardian leads with a report saying it would be a “grave abuse of power” if Mr Johnson shuts parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.
Guardian front page, Tuesday 27 August 2019: ‘Grave abuse of power’ if PM shuts parliament to force no-deal Brexit pic.twitter.com/Zn86rBdxOH— The Guardian (@guardian) August 26, 2019
The Independent says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to “do anything to stop a no-deal Brexit”.
And The Times reports that the Archbishop of Canterbury has been warned not to interfere on Brexit.
The Times 27/8/2019— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) August 26, 2019
A deer cooling off in a pond in Richmond Park on Saturday August 24 as Britain experienced some of the hottest temperatures on record over the Bank Holiday weekend. Photo : Chris Duguid/ CJD Imagery/ Magnus News#thetimes #tomorrowspaperstoday #deer @thetimes pic.twitter.com/fpqLFrZ3a8
Meanwhile, the Metro reports on condemnation of Donald Trump for snubbing a G7 climate meeting.
The Financial Times says Mr Trump would be open to a meeting with Iranian leaders to discus a new Iran nuclear agreement.
The Daily Telegraph reports on a plan to fix mobile and 5G blind spots in rural areas by building taller signal-bearing masts.
The Daily Mail says foreign patients have left the NHS with more than £150 million in unpaid bills.
The Sun reports singer Harry Styles allegedly bit off his tongue during a binge on magic mushrooms.
The Daily Mirror leads with a column from cricket hero Ben Stokes on how his wife Clare is his “rock”.
And the Daily Star leads with a plan to have Del Boy teach English to newcomers to the UK through a new TV channel.
Tomorrow's @Daily_Star #frontpage #frontpagestoday— Daily Star (@Daily_Star) August 26, 2019
- Lovely jubbly mon amis as Del Boy to teach newcomers English
- #Strictly keeping up with the Joneses
- Fancy a new car? Free #69reg pullout #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/NpL0TzohH4