Government machinations and a “still in denial” Ghislaine Maxwell are splashed across the national papers.
British socialite Maxwell’s 20-year prison sentence for luring young girls to massage rooms for disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein to molest leads the Daily Express and Metro.
— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) June 28, 2022
Tomorrow's Paper Today 📰
GHISLAINE CAGED FOR 20 YEARS
— Metro (@MetroUK) June 28, 2022
The Daily Mail says Maxwell is “still in denial” about her crimes and has continued to blame Epstein.
— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) June 29, 2022
The Duke of York is “obviously” one of the next targets for the FBI to investigate following Maxwell’s sentencing, an unnamed lawyer tells the Daily Mirror.
— The Mirror (@DailyMirror) June 28, 2022
The Daily Telegraph says the Prime Minister is resisting pressure from the Defence Secretary and the head of the Army to increase military spending.
The front page of tomorrow's Daily Telegraph:
'PM faces Cabinet battle over defence spending'#TomorrowsPapersToday
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) June 28, 2022
Meanwhile, the Financial Times covers testimony from an ex-aide to Donald Trump who said the then-president wanted to join the armed mob which attacked the US Capitol.
— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) June 28, 2022
The Metropolitan Police has been placed under special measures after a series of failures, according to The Times and The Independent.
— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) June 28, 2022
Our front page tomorrow @Independent #TomorrowsPapersToday@jessphillips on her abortion, @JohnRentoul on #indyref2 @Rebeccasmt on the Covid fifth, @lawrenceostlere on Eoin Morgan’s England retirement and @adamtomforrest at the G7 in Madrid pic.twitter.com/lvJ3L6w7tB
— Alastair Jamieson (@alastairjam) June 28, 2022
The Guardian and i say Nicola Sturgeon has insisted “now is the time for independence” as she unveiled plans to hold a second referendum on Scotland’s place in the United Kingdom in October 2023.
Guardian front page, Wednesday 29 June 2022: Sturgeon in bid for new referendum in late 2023 pic.twitter.com/rFKQf0kZfl
— The Guardian (@guardian) June 28, 2022
— Tim Alden (@timaldi) June 28, 2022
The Sun carries the PM’s quote following Dame Deborah James’ death from bowel cancer that she was “an inspiration” to so many.
— The Sun (@TheSun) June 28, 2022
And the Daily Star says there is a manhunt for a “sweaty, rubber-loving freak” who terrorises young women.