What the papers say – November 16
The Duke of York’s TV interview is the major story on the nation’s front pages on Saturday.
Prince Andrew’s regret over his friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein dominates the papers on Saturday.
The Daily Telegraph, The Times, The Sun and the Daily Mirror focus on the Duke saying he’d “let the side down”.
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The Duke of York , speaking for the first time about his links to Jeffrey Epstein in an interview with BBC Newsnight's Emily Maitlis, which will be broadcast by the BBC on Saturday. Photo : Mark Harrison/BBC#tomorrowspaperstoday #thetimes @thetimes pic.twitter.com/AgxwWJqszi
The Daily Express reports that Prince Andrew faced a grilling.
The i cites Andrew saying he’d let his family down.
Whereas the Daily Mail takes the line that Andrew let the Queen down.
A few papers have steered away from the Duke, with The Guardian and the Financial Times saying Labour is facing a backlash from the business sector over its plan for free broadband across the country.
Guardian front page, Saturday 16 November 2019: Business backlash over Labour broadband plan pic.twitter.com/WeLfbitubf— The Guardian (@guardian) November 15, 2019
The Independent says Labour is headed for an internal row over its immigration policies.
And the Daily Star reports on Ian Wright’s fears for his appearance on I’m A Celebrity.