Newspaper headlines: 'Brexit impasse' and a 'tussle in Brussels'
- 15 October 2018
There are detailed assessments of the state of the Brexit negotiations in Monday's papers following Sunday's unsuccessful talks in Brussels.
"We are now entering the moment of crisis", declares Boris Johnson in his regular column in the Telegraph - accusing the EU of treating the UK with "naked contempt" on the issue of the Irish border.
For The Times, the blame is less clear cut.
"Every relevant faction is unyielding at present", it says, suggesting that "with the deadline looming, it is time for all to soften", in case "everyone means what they say and the result is chaos".
But others have questioned whether things are as gloomy as they appear.
Newspaper headlines: 'Cabinet mutiny' and DUP pressure on May
- 14 October 2018
As Theresa May prepares for a cabinet meeting on Tuesday and a summit with EU leaders the following day, the Observer asks whether she has run out of Brexit options.
The paper's political editor, Toby Helm, feels it's increasingly hard to see where the prime minister can win enough support at home for a deal, even if she gets one in Brussels.
Newspaper headlines: 'Fergie time' in Windsor and 'that kiss'
- 13 October 2018
Most of the papers have extensive reports about Friday's wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank.
In its coverage, the Guardian describes the service as both a highly formal royal event and "a somewhat idiosyncratic ceremony", which it says reflects the distinct character of the younger generation of royals.
Newspaper headlines: 'Tax cut' confusion and a 'welfare revolt'
- 12 October 2018
There is talk of ministerial revolts and resignations over the backstop proposal to avoid a hard Irish border after Brexit in Friday's papers.
The Times reports that, at Thursday's meeting of senior cabinet ministers, at least six of them challenged Theresa May to put a time limit on a plan to keep Britain tied to the EU customs union.
Newspaper headlines: Ethnicity pay gap, and DUP's Brexit threat
- 11 October 2018
The Times and the Daily Mail lead on government proposals to force private companies and public sector employers to reveal the pay gap between their white and ethnic minority staff.
The Mail says the radical plans to tackle racial inequality mirror rules earlier this year to expose the gender pay gap. According to the Times, some of the worst disparities are expected to be in the armed forces, police service, NHS and schools.
Newspaper headlines: Mental health checks for primary pupils
- 10 October 2018
A number of the front pages on Wednesday focus on social issues facing young people, on a day which features a wide range of headlines.
The Daily Express says soaring property prices have forced more than a quarter of young adults - 3.4 million - to live with their parents.
Newspaper headlines: Novichok suspect named and 'criminal' cuts
- 9 October 2018
A number of papers and commentators raise concerns about the consequences of cutting police numbers.
The Daily Express - under the headline, "Thin blue line gets thinner" - leads with figures showing that just six police forces in England and Wales have officers on their front desks.
Newspaper headlines: Post-Brexit trade and diabetes 'scandal'
- 8 October 2018
The Financial Times leads on its interview with the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, in which he proclaims that Tokyo would welcome post-Brexit Britain to join the Trans-Pacific trade partnership "with open arms".
It believes his remarks will encourage Brexit supporters, while turning up the pressure on Brussels and London to strike a timely exit deal.
Newspaper headlines: May's centre ground bid and Brett Kavanaugh fall-out
- 7 October 2018
The news of Brett Kavanaugh's appointment to the Supreme Court came too late for most of the UK papers but for the US media the episode reflects the deep polarisation in American society.
The New York Times calls his confirmation fight "a showdown of epic proportions that tested a President, gripped the nation and exposed the dark corners of America's struggle with sex and power".
Newspaper headlines: Group GP appointments and Russia 'targets teens'
- 6 October 2018
The Times reports on research indicating that Russia is targeting British teenagers with a social media propaganda campaign.
Citing a study by US academics, the paper says Kremlin-run accounts are posing as Harry Potter fans and using images of celebrities to amass young followers - who are then subjected to misinformation about sensitive topics such as GM foods or the MMR vaccine.