What the papers say – November 8
The Labour Party’s perceived woes dominate the national newspapers on Friday.
Jeremy Corbyn comes under pressure on the front pages of the nation’s newspapers after day two of the election campaign.
Several papers lead with news that a number of prominent Labour Party identities feel Mr Corbyn is unfit to lead the country, including The Daily Telegraph and Metro.
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) November 7, 2019
— Metro Newspaper UK (@MetroUKNews) November 7, 2019
The Daily Express and the Daily Mail also take the opportunity to highlight Labour’s perceived weaknesses.
— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) November 7, 2019
And The Times leads with Labour’s planned spending spree if it wins the election, but mentions an ex-Labour MP’s dim regard for Mr Corbyn as well.
— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) November 7, 2019
Meanwhile, The Guardian dissects the spending plans of both major parties.
— Guardian news (@guardiannews) November 7, 2019
Guardian front page, Friday 8 November 2019: Labour and Tories launch bidding war on spending pic.twitter.com/jPA1NwERC5
And the Daily Mirror leads with a story about NHS inefficiencies under the Tory Government.
— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) November 7, 2019
In other news, The Independent leads with its investigation showing the majority of asylum seekers in Britain are being housed in disadvantaged areas.
— The Independent (@Independent) November 7, 2019
The Financial Times reports on a clash between the leaders of France and Germany over NATO.
— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) November 7, 2019
The Sun carries the story of a police officer being charged with murder over the Taser death of ex-Aston Villa footballer Dalian Atkinson.
— The Sun (@TheSun) November 7, 2019
And the Daily Star reports the widow of racing pundit John McCririck is selling much of his trademark clothing and jewellery out of fear they might be a target for thieves.