The latest on Brexit dominates the front pages on Monday – while photos of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex also feature prominently.
The Times reports that Theresa May was told to rule out a no-deal Brexit or face ministerial resignations after it emerged that she had delayed the crucial vote on her plan until 17 days before Britain is due to leave the EU.
The Times 25/2/2019— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) February 24, 2019
Duke and Duchess of Sussex in Morocco, day 2. Prince Harry and wife Meghan visit the local Secondary School meeting students and teachers in Asni Town, Atlas Mountains. Photo : Andrew Parsons/i-Images#thetimes #tomorrowspaperstoday #duchessofsussex @thetimes pic.twitter.com/KuAxecP2Bu
There are fears the likes of Amber Rudd, David Gauke and Greg Clark could rebel, the i says.
The Independent reports that Mrs May has just 48 hours to persuade Remainer Cabinet members against backing plans for Parliament to seize control of Brexit and delay Britain’s departure from the EU.
Both the Metro and the Financial Times say the decision to delay the Commons vote left business leaders dismayed.
The Daily Telegraph says Brexit could be delayed for up to two months under plans being considered by the Prime Minister to extend Article 50.
Meanwhile, The Guardian claims EU chiefs are exploring plans to postpone Brexit until 2021 as exasperation grows over Mrs May’s handling of the talks.
Guardian front page, Monday 25 February 2019: EU chiefs discuss plans to postpone Brexit until 2021 pic.twitter.com/LEqhYydzqx— The Guardian (@guardian) February 24, 2019
In other news, the Daily Mail leads on what it calls an “out-of-hours doctors crisis”, reporting that a single GP is having to cover night-time home visits for a population of half a million in Shropshire.
The paper also features a photo of the Duchess of Sussex during a visit to Morocco.
The Daily Mirror carries an investigation into mistakes by mortuaries.
And the Daily Express leads on a report looking at the impact of plans to scrap shorter prion sentences.
Mondayâs @Daily_Express front page— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) February 24, 2019
- Crooks will be spared jail in shake-up
â Duchess #MeghanMarkle dazzles in Dior #RoyalVisitMorocco
- Leading role for star Glennâs pet Pip
- May goes to the wire on #BrexitVote#tomorrowspaperstoday #frontpage pic.twitter.com/3JqvXjULrK
Elsewhere, The Sun says Kym Marsh is to quit Coronation Street after 13 years.