What the papers say – January 7
Ongoing tensions in the Persian Gulf and the jailing of rapist Reyhnard Sinaga are the main stories on Tuesday’s front pages.
The Persian Gulf crisis and the jailing of Britain’s worst rapist dominate the papers on Tuesday.
The Times leads with the Ministry of Defence sending an emergency evacuation team to lift British citizens out of Iraq.
— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) January 6, 2020
The Times 7/1/2020
Actress Rose McGowan who has accused Weinstein of rape, was outside court in New York yesterday as the film mogul arrived for the first day of his criminal trial for predatory sexual assault. Photo : Erik Pendzich/REX#tomorrowspaperstoday #thetimes @thetimes pic.twitter.com/Xl7UBLYh75
The Daily Telegraph reports on US troops being pulled out of Baghdad.
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) January 6, 2020
The Financial Times leads on the price of oil rising amid the Persian Gulf crisis.
— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) January 6, 2020
And the i says the UK is “caught between Trump and Europe” as the tensions continue.
Meanwhile, several papers lead with the jailing of Britain’s worst ever rapist, Reyhnard Sinaga, including the Daily Mirror and Metro.
— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) January 6, 2020
— Metro Newspaper UK (@MetroUKNews) January 6, 2020
And The Guardian, The Independent and the Daily Mail say Sinaga might have preyed on almost 200 young men.
— Guardian news (@guardiannews) January 6, 2020
Guardian front page, Tuesday 7 January 2020: UK’s ‘most prolific rapist’ may have preyed on almost 200 young men pic.twitter.com/g8gWpgF7Fn
— Thair Shaikh (@ThairShaikh) January 6, 2020
In other news, the Daily Express reports there will be a “massive spending spree” in Boris Johnson’s Brexit budget.
The Sun reports on Ricky Gervais cracking jokes about the Duke of York at the Golden Globes.
— The Sun (@TheSun) January 6, 2020
Tomorrow's front page: 'Scathing host Ricky Gervais savagely mocked shamed Prince Andrew in a blistering monologue at the Golden Globe awards' pic.twitter.com/RB6JQ3LxXf
And the Daily Star‘s front page comes out in praise of “white van men”.
— Daily Star (@dailystar) January 6, 2020