Newspaper headlines: May 'woos Brexiteers' in final appeal

  • 18 March 2019
The Times front page
Image caption Theresa May's attempts to win support for her Brexit deal ahead of a possible third vote this week feature on many of the front pages. The Times says the PM's deal is still facing defeat - even though she has won the support of some "staunch Brexiteers".
Guardian front page
Image caption The prime minister will embark on a "final desperate scramble" to win the backing of the Democratic Unionist Party for her deal, according to the Guardian.
The Daily Telegraph
Image caption Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson features on the front of the Daily Telegraph. In his weekly column for the paper, he calls on Eurosceptic MPs to reject the PM's Brexit deal, saying it would give the EU "an indefinite means of blackmail" against the UK.
i front page
Image caption The i claims that a leading Tory Brexiteer has delivered an ultimatum to the prime minister, warning that the unnamed MP will only support her Brexit deal this week if she sets out plans for her departure from Downing Street.
Daily Mirror front page
Image caption The Daily Mirror splashes with a picture of New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern embracing a worshipper at a mosque in Wellington. The paper says a wounded nation has united to mourn the 50 people killed in the mosque attacks.
Financial Times front page
Image caption A similar photo also makes the front of the Financial Times - alongside the news that security services in the country face questions on how the attacker was able to acquire weapons.
Daily Mail front page
Image caption Fraudsters in India have been posing as tax officials to steal millions of pounds from British taxpayers, reports the Daily Mail. It says victims are told they owe tax and face arrest if they do not pay up instantly.
Daily Express front page
Image caption The Daily Express reports that Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd is to announce a shake-up to pensions that could boost retirement incomes by up to 7%. The scheme, it says, is being pioneered by Royal Mail and is expected to be opened up later to millions of other workers.
Metro front page
Image caption The Metro leads on knife crime - with Good Morning Britain weather forecaster Alex Beresford confirming that his cousin was the victim of a fatal stabbing over the weekend. The death of Nathaniel Armstrong came days after the ITV presenter made an on-air plea about knife crime.
Daily Star front page
Image caption The death of Love Island star Mike Thalassitis makes the front of the Daily Star. The paper says bosses of the ITV show have come under fire for not providing adequate aftercare - but the programme has responded by saying it always offers help.
The Sun front page
Image caption And the same story features on the front of the Sun, which quotes former contestant Zara Holland as saying Love Island stars are "chewed up and spat out".

Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson sets out what he sees as the "many defects" in the prime minister's Brexit deal in the Daily Telegraph.

He believes that if Parliament backs the deal this week the UK will enter the second phase of the talks in "a position of almost unbearable weakness" with "every single important issue" up for negotiation.

He is hoping Britain will win concessions at the EU summit on Thursday.

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The Sun fears "Brexit is in peril" after Labour said it would back an amendment that would ensure there was a referendum if Theresa May's deal was passed by MPs.

It calls such an amendment "an establishment stitch-up" with serious consequences for democracy.

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Newspaper headlines: May 'begs MPs' to back Brexit deal

  • 17 March 2019
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The Sunday Times says Theresa May is to tell Conservative MPs to back her EU withdrawal agreement this week, or risk no Brexit at all.

According to the paper, the prime minister will warn Tories that a failure to support her could lead to a "Hotel California Brexit" - where, in the words of the Eagles, "you can check out, but you can never leave".

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Newspaper headlines: 'Massacre' at New Zealand mosques

  • 16 March 2019
Flowers are placed on the front steps of the Wellington Masjid mosque in Kilbirnie in Wellington on 15 March 2019 Image copyright AFP
Image caption Flowers were placed at a mosque in the capital, Wellington, and others around New Zealand

The Christchurch attack is the lead for most of Saturday's papers. The Daily Express headline reflects the words of the home secretary - that it was a "hate-filled attack on the values that unite us all".

The Guardian says the attack shattered the illusion that New Zealand was one of the few countries beyond the reach of global terrorism.

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Newspaper headlines: MPs branded 'failures' as cabinet splits

  • 15 March 2019
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The Daily Express describes the Commons decision to delay Brexit as a damning indictment of our democracy.

With a picture of a packed chamber taking up most of the front page, the headline is simply: "Failures".

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Newspaper headlines: A 'no-no' to no-deal and May's final warning

  • 14 March 2019
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"Brexit Meltdown" is how the Times describes last night's extraordinary scenes in Westminster.

For the Daily Mail, "chaos reigns".

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Newspaper headlines: Brexit 'mayhem' and 'the house of fools'

  • 13 March 2019
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Wednesday's newspapers are dominated by the news that MPs rejected Theresa May's Brexit deal for a second time.

"How much more of this can Britain take?" asks the Daily Express, while "May loses control of Brexit" is the headline in the Financial Times.

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Newspaper headlines: 'May of reckoning' for PM's Brexit deal

  • 12 March 2019
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Nearly every paper and news website focuses on the proposed changes to the Brexit deal announced on Monday night.

There is agreement on how much the alterations come at the 11th hour: for the Guardian they are "last ditch"; the i describes them as a "last roll of the dice"; and, according to Huffpost UK, they are a "last chance" for Theresa May to avoid "Brexit humiliation".

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Newspaper headlines: Crunch Brexit vote and plane crash tributes

  • 11 March 2019
Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish sits on the ground following the attack Image copyright Reuters
Image caption Grealish sat on the turf while a man was apprehended

Pictures of Joanna Toole, one of the Britons on board the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday, are on several of the front pages.

The crash makes the lead for the Mirror and the i - which headlines the words of her father: "It's hard to imagine life without her".

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Newspaper headlines: Brexit spending bonanza or rotten deal?

  • 10 March 2019
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As MPs prepare to vote again on Theresa May's Brexit deal, many pundits are predicting another defeat for the prime minister.

The Observer offers comfort to those who are pinning their hopes on another referendum.

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Newspaper headlines: Brexit breakthrough hopes 'dashed'

  • 9 March 2019
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The papers hold out little hope that Theresa May's Brexit deal can get through the Commons next week - after what the Spectator website describes as Friday's "non-concession" by the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier.

Britain and the EU have publicly locked horns, according to the Independent website. The Telegraph says a last-minute breakthrough appears doomed as Brussels refuses to budge on the Irish backstop: "Barnier leaves May facing Brexit humiliation", is the paper's front page headline.

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