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What the papers say – May 8

Pictures of Vladmir Putin’s inauguration as Russian president also make the fronts.


What the papers say - May 8

What the papers say - May 8

What the papers say - May 8

Rail fares, Bank Holiday heat and the Brexit latest make the front pages at the start of the working week.

The Times leads with what it calls the “biggest overhaul” of the rail fares system since privatisation, with a review of ticketing intending to iron out anomalies in the system.

The Daily Telegraph also carries the rail fares latest, saying that industry bosses have promised an end to “confusing fares”.

The Guardian carries the findings of a think-tank report which suggests every person in the UK should be given £10,000 when they turn 25 in order to stem inter-generational inequality.

The Financial Times reports that hundreds of Government staff who promote British exports to countries like Brazil and China could be axed.

The Metro carries comments made by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson that US president Donald Trump is worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize.

The Independent leads on claims that unethical immigration solicitors are exploiting vulnerable migrants.

The Daily Mirror reports that NHS staff and parents are worried that cuts to paediatric services could lead to lives being lost.

The Sun reports that violent crime carried out by children under 10 rose by 38% last year.

The Daily Mail writes that Boris Johnson has “savaged” Downing Street’s post-Brexit trade plans.

The Daily Express says there is a demand for more armed police after a Bank Holiday weekend marred by violence.

And the Daily Star says that Manchester United have pledged to beat Chelsea in the FA Cup final for former manager Sir Alex Ferguson.