What the papers say – June 5
Donald Trump and the Tory leadership race make headlines.
Donald Trump’s state visit and the Tory leadership race lead the majority of Wednesday’s papers.
Images of the US president and the Prime Minister feature on several front pages after the pair spent the day in engagements.
The i focuses on Mr Trump’s assertion that access to the NHS for US firms must be “on the table” in post-Brexit trade talks.
The Guardian says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn pledged to oppose US corporations taking over the health service “with every breath in his body”.
The Guardian front page, Wednesday 5 June 2019: Trump snubs Corbyn and eyes up NHS in trade talks pic.twitter.com/lTti8P4bZk— The Guardian (@guardian) June 4, 2019
The Metro leads with Mr Trump’s claim that he rejected a meeting request from Mr Corbyn.
The Daily Mirror says Mr Trump’s comments on the NHS “sparked fears of mass privatisation”.
The Independent picks out some notable quotes from Mr Trump for its online front page.
The Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph lead with comments by Boris Johnson that the Tories face “potential extinction” if they do not deliver on Brexit.
The Times says Mr Johnson’s campaign to succeed Theresa May received the backing of three “moderate” ministers.
The Times 5/6/2019— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) June 4, 2019
President Donald Trump & Theresa May attend a joint press conference at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London 4/6/2019, on the second day of their three-day State Visit to the UK . Photo : Stefan Rousseau/PA#thetimes #tomorrowspaperstoday @thetimes pic.twitter.com/ysfcJNaT9y
Fallout from investment guru Neil Woodford’s move to freeze his major City fund leads the Financial Times.
And the Daily Express reports on a case of a D-Day veteran who has to sell his home to pay for his care.
Here is tomorrow's @Daily_Express #frontpage:— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) June 4, 2019
- #DDay hero forced to sell his home to pay for care
- @realDonaldTrump hails the 'greatest alliance the world has ever known'#TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/l3CUPVQ58O