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What the papers say – February 25

The establishment of a helpline for veterans is also featured in the papers.

Brexit makes headlines on several of the Sunday papers, while most carry images of actress Emma Chambers on their front pages.

The 53-year-old, who played verger Alice Tinker alongside Dawn French’s Vicar of Dibley, died of natural causes on Wednesday, her agent said.

The Sunday Express features an image of Chambers alongside a lead story covering a speech by Theresa May, who is due to say Britain’s best days “really do lie ahead of us” after Brexit.

Meanwhile, on trade, the Prime Minister’s de-facto deputy, David Lidington, writes in the Sunday Telegraph warning post-Brexit powers demanded by the SNP would result in a “disjointed” economy.

A group of rebel Conservative an Labour MPs are to raise concerns with the Commons speaker, John Bercow, that the Government is trying to remove the House of Lords’ right to change a critical part of the PM’s Brexit plans, The Independent reports.

An alliance of 80 senior Labour Party figures is warning leader Jeremy Corbyn that his promises on schools, hospitals and social care will be affordable unless the country stays in the single market, The Observer reports.

The Sunday Times reports on a discussion that allegedly took place between Sir Philip Green and two bankers about his ownership of Topshop and other brands in the months before BHS collapsed.

A helpline for veterans will be launched on Sunday, reports the Mail On Sunday, which has campaigned on the issue.

The Daily Mirror has spoken to a man who says his wife left him for serial paedophile former football coach Barry Bennell after meeting him on a family holiday.

The mother of murdered schoolgirl April Jones has told the Sunday People her husband forgot about the youngster’s death after suffering memory loss.

The Daily Star Sunday leads with a story about James Bulger killer Jon Venables.


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