What the papers say – May 30
Tuition fees and the latest in the Conservative leadership race make the Thursday papers.
University tuition fees feature among the headlines in Thursday’s papers, alongside a legal dispute involving Conservative leadership hopeful Boris Johnson.
The Times leads with a report into university funding, saying that millions of graduates will be paying back their loans into their seventh decade.
Tomorrow's front page : "Graduates will pay back loans into their sixties"— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) May 29, 2019
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Pictured : Queen Elizabeth II greets guests at the Queen's Garden Party in Buckingham Palace today. Photo by Yui Mok (@YuiMok)#tomorrowspaperstoday pic.twitter.com/XTBXRf8bmC
The Daily Telegraph carries a different line from the same report with the recommendation that tuition fees are capped at £7,500 a year.
The Guardian leads with news from across the Atlantic, where US special counsel Robert Mueller denied that president Donald Trump was innocent of a crime.
Guardian front page, Thursday 30 May 2019: Mueller breaks two-year silence to say: ‘I have not exonerated Trump’ pic.twitter.com/Ulgthb1Zu2— The Guardian (@guardian) May 29, 2019
The Financial Times reports on the European Securities and Markets Authority withdrawing plans which would have prevented EU investors from trading a number of UK companies in the event of a no-deal departure.
The Metro leads with reaction to Mr Johnson being summoned to court.
The Independent leads with the same story, with Leave campaigners saying the case is an attempt to overturn the referendum result.
The Daily Mirror says the former mayor of London will be “hauled to court” over allegations the claims made on the Brexit battle bus were “lies”.
The Sun leads with claims the stag do of football manager Joey Barton ended in a beach brawl.
The Daily Mail carries a report from leading doctors calling for patients to be given more information about issues surrounding withdrawal of antidepressants.
The Daily Express runs with an article written by Conservative leadership hopeful Esther McVey in which she calls for inflation-proof pay rises for police officers.
Here is tomorrow's @Daily_Express #frontpage:— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) May 29, 2019
- #Tories must restore 'broken' bond with police says @EstherMcVey1
- Why ready meals can be so deadly
- I want to live the American dream says @StaceyDooley #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/PwAIUxMSy0
And the Daily Star reports on a “race row” surrounding Fawlty Towers star John Cleese.
Here is tomorrow's @Daily_Star #FrontPage:— Daily Star (@Daily_Star) May 29, 2019
- Fury as #JohnCleese says London isn't an 'English city'
- Don't blame me for Mike's death says @carolineflack1
- @ChelseaFC win #EuropaLeague after beating @Arsenal #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/1STV3jgL5d