What the papers say – February 9
Albert Finney is pictured on several fronts following his death aged 82.
Sir Philip Green makes headlines on Saturday amid a mixed bag of news from trade deals to the horse flu crisis.
The Daily Telegraph details allegations against Sir Philip involving five employees.
The retail tycoon, who has categorically denied the allegations, also features on the front of the Daily Mail and The Times.
The Guardian leads with a picture of actor Albert Finney, who died aged 82 following a short illness, and features a story on the Bezos-Pecker scandal.
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The case of missing Hull student Libby Squire leads the Daily Express.
The Independent reports that poor nations are being “forced” to sign up to “risky” trade deals before Brexit.
And the Financial Times says trade deal talks between Japan and the UK have “stalled” in the run-up to Britain leaving the EU.
In other news, The Sun leads on late entertainer Sir Ken Dodd’s “last laugh” at the tax man, under the headline “Diddy do well!”
The Daily Mirror reveals nearly half of bus routes are facing a cull due to a “funding shortfall”.
Elsewhere, the Daily Star leads on the “chaos” of the equine flu outbreak hitting race meetings across the country.