What the papers say – September 20
Britain’s relations with the EU make the front pages again, with travel company Thomas Cook also making headlines.
Brexit, the Queen and neo-Nazis are among the stories featured on Friday’s front pages .
The Guardian, in an exclusive, writes that thousands of reports of alleged rape have been inaccurately recorded by the police over the past three years and in some cases never appeared in official figures.
Guardian front page, Friday 20 September 2019: Revealed: police flaws that betray rape victims pic.twitter.com/ze3BAEDl6L— The Guardian (@guardian) September 19, 2019
The i features a photo of the Queen and says she is furious with David Cameron, while The Times covers the same story.
The Times 20/9/2019— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) September 19, 2019
David Cameron with the Queen in 2015. He had asked her to intervene during the Scottish referendum a year earlier. Photo : Times Photographer Jack Hill#thetimes #tomorrowspaperstoday @thetimes pic.twitter.com/QYy59MPS6j
The Independent says that one in five pupils leaves school without basic qualifications.
The Daily Telegraph‘s lead story is on Brexit. It reports that Jean-Claude Juncker has said the EU can agree a new Brexit deal by October 31 as it emerged Boris Johnson wants a “take it or leave it” offer from Brussels.
The Daily Express reports that a neo-Nazi group has threatened to kill one of Britain’s top police officers.
Tomorrow’s @Daily_Express #frontpage— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) September 19, 2019
- Far-right threat to kill chief constable
- #KateMiddleton can't believe how fast #PrinceGeorge is growing up
- #Queen 's displeasure at @DavidCameron 's loose talk
- #Juncker tells UK you can have a deal on #Brexit #tomorrowspaperstoday pic.twitter.com/fyiM8Ayh6L
The Daily Mirror has a court report with a Premier League footballer saying he jumped out of a hotel window in just his underpants after being caught cheating by a blackmail gang.
The Daily Star leads with a story saying Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary is in line for a £87.2million bonus despite a year of chaos and strikes at the airline.
Tomorrow’s @Daily_Star #frontpage— Daily Star (@Daily_Star) September 19, 2019
chief's £87m payout #Ryanair
- @StaceyDooley is lazy, says skiver
- One more day on the beach! #Weather
- Free @Ginofantastico Italian meal#tomorrowspaperstoday pic.twitter.com/MdEn0TcLoz
Metro leads on a story saying racists are attacking migrants on British beaches.
And the Financial Times runs with a story saying Saudi Arabia ‘bullies’ wealthy families to pump cash into its oil IPO.
Front page of the Financial Times, UK edition, for Friday 20th September 2019 pic.twitter.com/KN7fh7gxUG— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) September 19, 2019
The Sun‘s front page reports that a builder allegedly conned the Lottery out of £2.5million with a fake jackpot ticket made by a Camelot pal who later killed himself, while the Daily Mail has a story saying travel company Thomas Cook could go bust within days, leaving 180,000 stranded.