What the papers say – July 10
There is more trouble in UK-US relations and Boris Johnson’s partner is back in the news.
The diplomatic row between the UK and US over ambassador Sir Kim Darroch rumbles on, while the Queen is pictured on a visit to Cambridge on Wednesday’s front pages.
The Sun has a front page picture of the Queen planting a tree, comparing her favourably to Meghan, who it says “got grumpy with an onlooker at Wimbledon”.
Tomorrow's front page: The Queen gives a masterclass yesterday in showing how royals should behave in public — in stark contrast to Meghan who got grumpy with an onlooker at Wimbledon https://t.co/iU7dYbKAPX pic.twitter.com/6doDw9jWeW— The Sun (@TheSun) July 9, 2019
The Daily Mirror front page wades into what it calls the “ambassador leaks row” by saying “Traitor Boris backs Trump not Britain”.
Meanwhile, the Daily Express leads on Jeremy Corbyn, saying “Finally, Corbyn reveals Brexit betrayal” after the Labour Party leader pledged to back Remain as he embraced a second referendum in a letter to party members.
Tomorrow's @Daily_Express #frontpage— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) July 9, 2019
- Finally, #Corbyn reveals #Brexit betrayal
- Look after the elderly, they deserve it
- One's perfectly capable of planting a tree at 93, says #Queen
- Kim cheers on Andy as he flies flag for Britain #Wimbledon #TomorrowsPaperToday pic.twitter.com/rVqKlOcyPD
The Guardian reports that same-sex marriage and access to abortion will be extended to Northern Ireland.
The Guardian front page, Wednesday 10 July 2019: Rights to same-sex marriage and abortion for whole of UK pic.twitter.com/yQIQKDAmsp— The Guardian (@guardian) July 9, 2019
The i says the rivals for the Tory leadership, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, are clashing over Donald Trump’s outbursts and the Brexit deadline.
And the Financial Times reports that “Hunt hits back after Trump calls envoy pompous and May foolish”.
The Times says Mr Johnson is raising the pressure on the “besieged US ambassador” after refusing to guarantee he would keep Sir Kim in his post if he became prime minister.
And the Daily Mail’s lead says Mr Johnson’s partner is involved “in Tory expenses ‘abuse’ claims”.
The Daily Telegraph’s headline is: “Hunt: Boris cares about No 10 more than Brexit”.
And the Daily Star‘s front page picture is of Kelly Brook, alongside the headline “Kelly: don’t call me sexy”.
Tomorrow's @Daily_Star #frontpage— Daily Star (@Daily_Star) July 9, 2019
- @IAMKELLYBROOK says 'don't call me sexy'
- #Amy leaves #LoveIsland but Dawn Neesom says 'no love lost'
- @DanielSturridge anguish as dog is stolen
- Free Inside: Fat gits' diet! #TomorrowsPaperToday pic.twitter.com/KEm81YxupE