What the papers say – December 9
Election week coverage leads most of Monday’s papers.
The future of Brexit and last-ditch voting drives for the leaders of the major parties dominate the front pages of most of the nation’s newspapers to kick-off election week.
The Daily Mail and The Daily Telegraph lead off with Boris Johnson’s rallying cry to Leave voters ahead of Thursday’s election.
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) December 8, 2019
In the Daily Express, Mr Johnson warns that the fate of Brexit is on the line.
— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) December 8, 2019
The Guardian and The Times have focused on both leaders’ last-ditch efforts to drum up votes.
— The Guardian (@guardian) December 8, 2019
Guardian front page, Monday 9 December 2019: Corbyn in last-ditch drive to focus on voters’ finances pic.twitter.com/R1iTY09N1p
— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) December 8, 2019
Tomorrow's front page:
'Johnson to blitz seats in Labour heartlands'
Read the full story here:https://t.co/rZ9ByNaBfN
Our front page picture shows troops from the Princess of Wale's Royal regiment getting into the festive spirit by @PohleRichard#TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/TvCJ9870pI
Meanwhile The Independent leads with the Royal College of Physicians’ slamming both parties’ NHS promises as “undeliverable”.
— The Independent (@Independent) December 9, 2019
Staying on the NHS, the i leads with accusations that NHS England has used misleading and flawed data to misrepresent patient waiting times.
— i newspaper (@theipaper) December 8, 2019
The Daily Mirror reports on a four-year-old boy who had to be treated for suspected pneumonia on the hospital floor due to a lack of beds.
— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) December 8, 2019
Leading the Financial Times is a story on Mr Johnson’s plans for a points-based immigration system and a tale on Beijing calling on the Chinese public sector to remove foreign computer equipment and software.
— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) December 8, 2019
Away from the election, the Metro has splashed with the denial of an army veteran who was accused of making a racist gesture at Brazilian Manchester United star Fred during Saturday’s clash against Manchester City.
— Metro Newspaper UK (@MetroUKNews) December 8, 2019
And the Daily Star has led with controversy for the BBC’s new streaming service.