What the papers say – May 21
A range of stories make the fronts, with pictures of Nigel Farage after he was hit with a milkshake.
Several newspapers lead with the story of a milkshake being thrown at Nigel Farage as he campaigned in Newcastle, with pictures of the aftermath dominating most of the front pages.
The Times reports that Chancellor Philip Hammond will warn that the next Conservative prime minister will not have a mandate to carry out Brexit without a deal.
The Times 21/5/2019— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) May 20, 2019
Nigel Farage had milkshake thrown over him while campaigning in Newcastle as part of a whistle-stop tour of the UK ahead of the European elections on the 23rd May. 20/5/2019. Photo : Andrew McCaren/LNP #thetimes #tomorrowspaperstoday @thetimes pic.twitter.com/0pTTYdMLRd
The Daily Telegraph covers a suggestion from Dominic Raab to cut income tax by 5p, which would be partly funded by closing or merging Government departments.
The Guardian leads with data from an opinion poll which reveals a rise in public racism toward ethnic minorities since the 2016 Brexit vote.
The Guardian front page, Tuesday 21 May 2019 | Revealed: big rise in public racism since Brexit vote pic.twitter.com/X5oi5lkdLh— The Guardian (@guardian) May 20, 2019
The Financial Times reports that Huawei is preparing to launch its own mobile phone operating system as Google said it was restricting its access to Android software.
The Metro quotes Nigel Farage as blaming “radicalised Remainers” after a milkshake was thrown at him while campaigning on Monday.
The i also leads with Brexit Party coverage, running that the Electoral Commission will visit the party’s HQ after starting a review into how it receives donates.
The Independent carries a photograph of Mr Farage covered with the milkshake above the headline “All shook up”.
The Daily Mirror covers a report from the Royal College of GPs calling for doctors appointment of at least 15 minutes.
The Sun runs a story of a labourer who inherited a £50 million estate following a DNA test.
Tomorrow's front page: Hard-up labourer Jordan Adlard-Rogers has inherited a 1,536-acre country estate - after DNA tests proved he is the secret son of the dead lord of the manor https://t.co/jA2tvXzrt8 pic.twitter.com/dqTWQD2Zi1— The Sun (@TheSun) May 20, 2019
The Daily Mail looks ahead to US president Donald Trump’s state visit to Britain in June when he will be hosted by the Prince of Wales for afternoon tea.
The Daily Express says the attack on Mr Farage is an “affront to democracy”.
Tomorrow's @Daily_Express #frontpages— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) May 20, 2019
- Attack on @Nigel_Farage is an affront to democracy
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- Doctors: We want more time with our patients #tomorrowspaperstoday pic.twitter.com/1bJ9C3owrm