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What the papers say – December 26

Prince George and Princess Charlotte’s first Christmas Day service dominates many of the nation’s Thursday papers.

What the papers say – December 26 (PA)
What the papers say – December 26 (PA)

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Photos from the Royal Family’s Christmas service in Sandringham adorn the front pages of most of the nation’s Boxing Day papers, alongside a variety of national stories.

The Daily Mail leads with Prince George and Princess Charlotte making their Christmas Day service debut while Prince Andrew did his best to avoid the crowds.

The Daily Express says that Prime Minister Boris Johnson could generate a Brexit “boom” by establishing duty-free ports across the UK.

The Daily Telegraph leads with a story on the NHS prescribing “bootcamps” for cancer patients to help them prepare for treatment.

More than 150 LGBT members of the armed forces have been sacked because of their sexuality, The Independent reports.

The Guardian leads with a “national scandal” over thousands of children being placed in care at homes that are “illegal or unregulated”.

The Times says that state schools are preparing to lobby the government to change visa laws that ban them from recruiting overseas students.

The Daily Mirror has further details on the British family who drowned in a swimming pool on the Costa del Sol on Christmas Eve.

The Sun says that the heroes of the London Bridge terror attack are set receive medals for their bravery.

Boxing Day sales are expected to be down by £200 million this year amid climate change fears, according to the i.

And the Daily Star leads with the fallout from the Gavin and Stacey Christmas episode.

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