Stories from the world of politics and health make the front pages on Friday, while pictures of the Cricket World Cup also feature.The Times leads with a poll which puts the Liberal Democrats into first place and the Brexit Party into second ahead of the Conservatives and Labour, suggesting the electorate is fracturing into those who back no deal and others who wish to remain.
The Times 31/5/2019— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) May 30, 2019
Ben Stokes took a spectacular catch as England opened their World Cup campaign with a 104-run defeat of South Africa at the Oval, London 30/05/2019. He had earlier scored 89. Photos : Sky Sports#thetimes #tomorrowspaperstoday @thetimes pic.twitter.com/Id1yrQ2A49
The Daily Telegraph leads with comments that US president Donald Trump made about Conservative leadership hopeful Boris Johnson, in which he said he had a “lot of respect” for the Uxbridge MP.
The Guardian writes about a Labour peer who claimed nearly £50,000 of attendance and travel expenses but did not speak or ask a written question.
Guardian front page, Friday 31 May 2019: Peer who never spoke in Lords last year claimed Â£50,000 in expenses pic.twitter.com/efulACRaP1— The Guardian (@guardian) May 30, 2019
The Financial Times reports on a decline in the Woodford equity income fund, adding that investors are “abandoning” the flagship fund.
The Metro carries comments made by Michel Barnier, who claimed that Brexit was a product of “nostalgia”.
And the Daily Express calls Mr Barnier’s words a “pitiful excuse”.
Here is tomorrow's @Daily_Express #FrontPage:— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) May 30, 2019
- #MichelBarnier blames #Brexit on British nostalgia
- Theme park horror as boy, 6, falls 30ft
- 500,000 patients love doctors in GP crisis#TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/DJomPmzkU0
The i carries details of what it calls a “Tory cash crisis”, reporting that the party is “haemorrhaging money” as supporters refuse to donate over Brexit.
The Independent carries research suggesting far-right groups are building international funding networks which are “overlooked” by the authorities.
The Daily Mirror says half a million people have been “forced” to find a new GP.
While the Daily Mail carries a similar story, saying two surgeries are closing every week.
The Sun claims Wayne Rooney wants to take on Jonathan Ross in the boxing ring.
Tomorrow's front page: 'Wayne Rooney wants to clobber joker Jonathan Ross in the boxing ring. The former England skipper, 33, called out the 58-year-old TV host for mocking him in the past' https://t.co/1ayj2O5Co7 pic.twitter.com/xjqHkgn1Z1— The Sun (@TheSun) May 30, 2019
Meanwhile, the Daily Star carries a rebuttal from John Cleese over claims he made a racist comment.