What the papers say – June 4
Breast cancer treatment, counter-terrorism and skilled immigration make headlines.
A revolution in breast cancer treatment, an overhaul of counter-terror policing and overseas doctors’ visas are among the reports topping the agenda for Monday’s papers.
Nearly all the fronts carry images from Sunday’s remembrance service in memory of the victims of the London Bridge terror attack.
The Daily Mirror, The Independent and the i lead on major research that will see up to 5,000 breast cancer patients a year spared chemotherapy after the gruelling treatment was found to be avoidable in many cases.
Analysis by The Guardian shows police and security services face a significant increase in the number of convicted terrorists being released from prison.
The Guardian front page, Monday 5 June 2018: Police facing surge in extremists released from jail, analysis finds pic.twitter.com/yfJGLEn4TN— The Guardian (@guardian) June 3, 2018
Having attending the memorial service at Southwark Cathedral, Home Secretary Sajid Javid is poised to unveil an overhaul of Britain’s anti-terror strategy, the Metro reports.
Meanwhile MPs have warned of a summer of high levels of knife crime unless police are given new powers, the Daily Express reports.
The Daily Telegraph leads with expectations that a cap on immigration of doctors will be lifted within weeks to help ease pressures on the NHS.
In other news, secret files disclosed by Israel show Iran’s determination to build a nuclear bomb, The Times reports.
The Daily Mail leads with the latest twist in the Jeremy Thorpe scandal, reporting that police admitted their prime suspect was still alive – but had fled the scene when they went to his home.
Italian banking and financial services company UniCredit is plotting to merge with French rival Societe Generale, which could spark a round of banking mergers in Europe, the Financial Times reports.
The Daily Star says Our Girl actress Michelle Keegan is campaigning for more funding for the armed forces.