What the papers say – October 4
Boris Johnson, Brexit and the notorious ‘Nick’ case dominate the papers’ front pages.
The EU response to the Prime Minister’s Brexit proposals and actors in trouble are among the stories making headlines on Friday.
The Times splashes with a story on Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson being called to resign over the Carl Beech ‘Nick’ investigation, while The Daily Telegraph says Scotland Yard was told Beech’s claims were untrue in 2015.
The Independent reports that the European parliament says the Government’s Brexit proposals are “not remotely” acceptable, and the i says Boris Johnson is “ready to make new concessions” to the EU.
— Thair Shaikh (@ThairShaikh) October 3, 2019
The Sun‘s front page features a picture of actor Robert De Niro and reports claims from his ex-assistant that he subjected her to years of “sexually charged comments”.
— The Sun (@TheSun) October 3, 2019
According to The Guardian, populations of the UK’s most important wildlife have fallen by an average of 60% since 1970.
— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) October 3, 2019
The Daily Mirror features a front page picture of US businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri and says she denies having had an affair with Mr Johnson.
The Daily Express says Ireland’s prime minister risks jeopardising last-ditch hopes of a Brexit deal by accusing Boris Johnson of defying the wishes of
— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) October 3, 2019
Here is tomorrow's @Daily_Express #frontpage:
- Anger as Irish PM says Britain wants to stay in the EU
- Women vow to fight over lost pension
- 25million people to get flu vaccine
- Rod Stewart surprises bride
and groom#TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/lcHBy95csw
The Daily Mail leads with a story saying millions of women are up to £50,000 out of pocket after the High Court rejected their appeal against ministers’ handling of the rise in the women’s state pension age.
The Metro features a picture of Mr Johnson and says EU leaders are queuing up to pour scorn on his Brexit solution.
— Metro Newspaper UK (@MetroUKNews) October 3, 2019
The Financial Times reports the EU has increasing doubts about Mr Johnson’s “Brexit blueprint for Irish border”.
— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) October 3, 2019
And, according to the Daily Star, EastEnders actress Sandy Ratcliff, who played Sue Osman, has died aged 70 after overdosing on morphine while
battling lung cancer.
— Daily Star (@dailystar) October 3, 2019
Here is tomorrow's @Daily_Star #frontpage:
- #Eastenders' star's tragic drugs death as Sandy found alone in flat
- @GaryLineker's Haka race storm
- Bleach is bad for your health
- #TheApprentice beauty calls the cops #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/HK9XNo3eJ9