What the papers say – December 5
Donald Trump leaving the Nato summit in a huff and Boris Johnson’s electioneering are the top issues in Thursday’s papers.
The acrimonious end to the Nato summit and more election promises feature prominently on the front pages of the nation’s newspapers on Thursday.
The Guardian and Metro lead on Donald Trump’s hasty exit from the Nato meetings after fellow leaders including Boris Johnson were caught making fun of the US President.
— The Guardian (@guardian) December 4, 2019
Guardian front page, Thursday 5 December 2019: Trump leaves Nato talks after ridicule from allies pic.twitter.com/OjPQD9d7nz
— Metro Newspaper UK (@MetroUKNews) December 4, 2019
The Independent features a photo to highlight how Mr Trump’s departure “derailed Nato”, while leading with a warning from the EU that Britain will not have much time after the election to avoid a no-deal Brexit.
— The Independent (@Independent) December 4, 2019
The Times reports on Mr Trump’s exit “as leaders are seen laughing”, while leading on a vow from Mr Johnson to cut taxes after Brexit.
And The Daily Telegraph and The Sun also lead on the PM’s tax pledges.
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) December 4, 2019
Meanwhile, the Daily Mail and the Daily Express splash with the story that opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn was “caught out” claiming he watches the Queen’s Speech every Christmas morning, whereas it is screened in the afternoon.
— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) December 4, 2019
Tomorrow's @daily_express #frontpage
- Speechless! #Corbyn caught
out pretending he watches the
Queen’s Speech in the morning
- Trump blasts ‘Two-faced’ trudeau for mocking him
- Death of England cricket
legend #BobWillis #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/cCzEIYD3yy
The Daily Mirror leads with a story criticising Mr Johnson for the amount of money he earns outside of his salary as PM.
The i runs a story attacking NHS budget cuts.
The Financial Times leads on fund manager M&G halting trading in its property fund.
— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) December 4, 2019
And the Daily Star leads on a “psycho” eagle that tried to seize a puppy.