Newspaper headlines: Depp assault claims, Obama in Hiroshima and drive until you're 75

Actress Amber Heard appears on the front pages of Saturday's papers after a judge agreed to issue a temporary restraining order against her estranged husband, Johnny Depp.

The 30 year old has alleged the Hollywood star threw a mobile phone at her, causing facial bruising. The Daily Mirror uses a photograph said to have been submitted to Los Angeles Superior Court by the actress herself, showing the injuries.

Heard is pictured in the Sun and Daily Star facing the media after the court hearing.

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She filed for divorce on 23 May, citing irreconcilable differences, and the Daily Telegraph says it is suggested the alleged assault two days earlier triggered the decision.

Depp's spokeswoman did not respond to requests for comments, reports the Times. But it carries a statement the Pirates of the Caribbean actor's representatives issued earlier about the divorce in which he stated he would not be responding to any "gossip, misinformation and lies about his personal life".


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Emotional embrace

A photograph of US President Barack Obama embracing Hiroshima nuclear bomb survivor Shigeaki Mori during his visit to the city also features widely.

Mr Obama did not apologise for the US use of the bomb in World War Two but in what the Times describes an "emotional speech" mentioned the victims and called for nuclear nations to pursue the goal of disarmament.

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The Financial Times says the visit - the first by a sitting US president - was a "powerful symbol of reconciliation between the US and Japan, former enemies who have become close allies".

The embrace at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, says the Guardian, was a touching moment on a day many survivors of the bombing believed they would never live to see.

Mr Mori, who was only eight when the bomb detonated, established a memorial to the 12 US prisoners of war who were killed in the bombing, the Daily Mirror says.

The Daily Telegraph reports Mr Obama's visit came seven years after he made a rousing plea for an end to atomic weapons, but notes he has since proposed a trillion-dollar overhaul of US stocks.


Referendum confusion

After both sides in the EU referendum campaign were criticised by the Commons Treasury committee for making "misleading" claims, there is an acceptance voters have been left perplexed by too much of the debate.

In a leading article, the Daily Mirror says the public should never tolerate "calculated deception by cynical campaigners".

Both the Leave and Remain camps, it says, need to "acknowledge their mistakes and promise to stick to copper-bottomed facts in future".

The Guardian questions how Vote Leave can still be claiming the UK is sending the EU £350m every week, when the assertion was criticised as "highly misleading" by MPs because it does not take into account Britain's rebate and payments that flow back to the country.

"The rival camps in the EU referendum battle have been lambasted," says the i. "No wonder we're all confused."

One person, who has made up her mind, however, is TV cook Deila Smith, who reveals in the Guardian she is backing Remain.

"I'm not a naive optimist and yes, I know only too well about the bureaucratic challenges of different nations attempting to work alongside each other," Smith says, before going on to describe the EU as a "group of nations who, for all their imperfections, are learning how to coexist in a converging world".

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Meanwhile, Michael Geoghegan, group chief executive of banking giant HSBC between 2006 and 2010, gives seven reasons in the Daily Mail for why he is backing Brexit. The paper describes his intervention as a "riposte to claims that Leave campaigners have lost the economic argument".

Elsewhere, the Sun highlights David Cameron's comment to reporters at the G7 summit in Japan that the UK would "find our way" whatever the outcome of the EU referendum.

The Daily Express sees the prime minister's words as an admission that the UK "will thrive outside the EU", although it accepts he was still maintaining that a vote to remain was in the country's best interests.


Cars and yachts

Should pensioners be allowed to continue driving on UK roads until they are 75 before having to renew their licences?

Currently motorists have to re-apply when they are 70 and then renew every three years.

But according to the Daily Telegraph, an official review is expected to recommend next month that ministers should change the rules for the first time in nearly half a century.

A report will say that the age limit has failed to keep pace with improvements in life expectancy and the fact that older drivers are generally safer, says the paper.

Meanwhile, the Times reports a National Crime Agency assessment has raised concerns that small ports and marinas around the country face risks from people smugglers, organised criminals and terrorists because they are generally unpoliced.

These are being seen as ideal sites for people wanting to avoid heightened security checks around the Channel tunnel and main ports, it says.

A report from the chief inspector of borders in January recommended "better engagement" with small port authorities, the Times adds.


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To cut or not to cut?

Finally, the Daily Telegraph carries news of a fresh rivalry between the Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare's Globe.

The two leading theatres are in danger of taking the drama into real life, as they publicly disagree over how far making cuts to the language of the Bard's work should go.

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Speaking at Hay Festival, Erica Whyman, deputy director of the RSC, said slicing the language of Shakespeare to make the plays more understandable to a modern audience, as suggested by Emma Rice, the new the director of the Globe, is condescending, the Telegraph reports.

It is, says the Guardian, one of the biggest talking points to be thrown up this year, the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.

"They are both leading experts in all things Shakespeare, sharing between them two of the most prestigious Bard-related cultural positions; but where one is left 'furious' by revisions to the text, the other would happily cut words and sentences."


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