What the papers say – July 13
The front pages are filled with escalating tensions with Iran and the aftermath of Sir Kim Darroch’s resignation.
Warships, the fallout from leaked diplomatic cables and Ed Sheeran’s social anxiety lead Saturday’s papers.
Britain has sent a second warship to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, according to the Independent.
Scotland Yard has threatened to prosecute anyone who leaks official diplomatic cables, the Daily Telegraph and the Guardian report, in the wake of Sir Kim Darroch’s resignation as Ambassador to the US.
The Guardian front page, Saturday 13 July 2019: Turn yourself in, police say in ambassador leak inquiry pic.twitter.com/sttvqs4hqT— The Guardian (@guardian) July 12, 2019
Boris Johnson has described further delaying Brexit as “insane”, according to the Daily Express.
The Times says ministers will introduce official guidance on how many hours sleep people should get per night.
The Times 13/7/2019— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) July 12, 2019
Roger Federer celebrates a four set match victory in his Men's Singles semi final against Rafael Nadal, 12/07/2019. Roger will play Novak Djokovic in the final. Photo : Javier Garcia/BPI/Rex#thetimes #tomorrowspaperstoday #wimbledon #rogerfederer @thetimes pic.twitter.com/NTH0kLzIFb
Blind people have had their sight “restored” by doctors sending video images directly to their brains, the Daily Mail reports.
The fatal train-stabbing of Lee Pomeroy and Ed Sheeran’s social anxiety lead The Sun.
The Financial Times leads with Thomas Cook’s potential takeover by Chinese company Fosun.
The Duke of York partied with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein after the latter’s release from prison, the Daily Mirror reports.