What the papers say – March 23
The latest political movements made headlines on Saturday.
Britain’s departure from the European Union and Theresa May’s future make headlines on Saturday, while stories of a robbery on Coronation Street and the death of a Britain’s Got Talent contestant also feature on the fronts.
The Times reports that Mrs May is under pressure to set a date for her departure from Downing Street with the paper reporting that her support among Cabinet ranks is draining away.
The Times 23/3/2019— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) March 22, 2019
Armsan RS-S1 Box Fed Shotgun. Weapons similar to those used in the New Zealand massacre are legally on sale in Britain, despite the government’s boast that UK gun laws are the toughest in the world. #thetimes #tomorrowspaperstoday @thetimes pic.twitter.com/04fbLtMVua
The Daily Telegraph reports that Mrs May will “gamble” by allowing MPs a vote on Britain remaining in the customs union.
The Guardian carries detail from a confidential Cabinet Office document about the impact of a no-deal Brexit.
Guardian front page, Saturday 23 March 2019: Revealed: secret plan for months of no-deal chaos pic.twitter.com/4W8Vb8qjG2— The Guardian (@guardian) March 23, 2019
The Financial Times writes that MPs are to “seize control of Brexit”, reporting that Mrs May’s deal is “unlikely to succeed”.
The i carries the headline “PM losing her grip on power”, reporting Mrs May’s control over the Government and Cabinet is fading.
Front page of iweekend— Oly Duff (@olyduff) March 22, 2019
PM losing her grip on power
May's control over her government and party now close to collapse#tomorrowspaperstoday #skypapers #bbcpapers #brexit #ENGCZE #sancho #Travel #bikes #LineOfDuty pic.twitter.com/En06iXwH5n
The Independent carries details of a march on Parliament taking place on Saturday.
Elsewhere, the Daily Mirror reports on the death of Britain’s Got Talent dancer Jack Saunders, while the Sun reports on raiders striking on the set of Coronation Street.
The Daily Mail reports on its campaign to get volunteers to give the country a spring clean.
The Daily Express says Mrs May is facing a fight for her survival.
Here is tomorrow's @Daily_Express front page:— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) March 22, 2019
- May's last stand
- Catherine Zeta Jones: How to arrive at the airport Hollywood style
- Victoria's Secrets: All you need to know about the new series
- FREE #Brexit blue passport holder#TomorrowsPaperToday pic.twitter.com/l7tkKB4L6I
And the Daily Star writes about its crusade to get people to stop talking about Brexit for 24 hours.