What the Newspaper Say – June 16
The Wednesday papers are ruled by vaccine developments, trade tensions and psychic support for the euro.
Subway says NHS chief executive Sir Simon Stevens has pledged that all adults in England will be able to book a first vaccination against Covid-19 by the end of this week.
However, experts will warn ministers against the massive rollout of childhood vaccines until scientists have more data on the risk, according to The daily telegraph.
The Guardian and Time reports that Prime Minister Boris Johnson has backed plans to legally mandate vaccinations for the NHS and nursing home staff.
the Daily Express welcomes the UK-Australia trade deal as it “sparks a new global Britain”, but The independent carries Labor concerns that the pact “will send thousands of British farmers to the wall”.
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick was fighting for her post after a report called her force “institutionally corrupt” for her handling of the Stephen Lawrence case, the Daily mail reports.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak will have to spend up to £ 4bn more on retirees from 2022 if he adheres to the Tories’ so-called ‘triple-lock’ pension pledge, the Financial Time said.
the I bears a report on a “controversial” NHS program which, according to the newspaper, has been used “to deny treatment to people who frequently seek” help from the emergency services.
Former Bolton player Fabrice Muamba, who like Christian Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest during a game, supported the Daily Mirrordefibrillator campaign in all sports venues, schools and workplaces.
Actress Jennifer Saunders tells the story The sun his sitcom Absolutely Fabulous wouldn’t be made today due to a cultural “little spirit,” Saunders adding, “It’s not a crime to have an opinion.”
And the self-proclaimed medium Uri Geller is “devastated by the kilt” in the Star of the day, who says the ‘repentant football disturbing’ vowed to help Scotland beat England on Friday.