Newspaper headlines: Tower 'death traps' and EU migrant rights

  • 23 June 2017
Guardian front page
Image caption The Guardian says a "frantic race" is on to find out if tower blocks in the UK are clad in the same flammable panels believed to have fuelled the Grenfell Tower fire.
i front page Image copyright Empics
Image caption The i says hundreds of high-rise towers are clad in materials "identical" to Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, leaving tens of thousands of tenants living in potentially unsafe accommodation.
Mirror front page
Image caption The Mirror says 600 high-rise blocks are "tower deathtraps" as a result of having similar cladding to Grenfell. It says Labour's Harriet Harman thought the figure was "chilling".
The Sun front page
Image caption The Sun says thousands of families are "living in fear" after they were told their tower blocks had "Grenfell-style cladding". It says the 11 blocks identified by local authorities so far is "certain to rise".
The Times front page
Image caption According to the Times, Russian internet hackers have been selling the passwords of British cabinet ministers.
Daily Telegraph front page
Image caption The Daily Telegraph writes that more than three million EU citizens living in the UK will be given the right to stay permanently after Brexit. But it adds that Mrs May wants the deal to be reciprocal for Britons living elsewhere in the EU.
Daily Mail front page
Image caption The Daily Mail says the PM has "made clear" that her offer to give EU nationals the same rights as British citizens will be adopted if the same rights are guaranteed to Britons living in the other 27 member states.
FT front page
Image caption The FT describes Mrs May as "weakened" as it reports her offer to EU citizens on its front page. The paper also says moves by China's banking regulator to tell lenders to assess their exposure to risky financing methods has caused shares in the some China-listed companies to fall.
Daily Star front page Image copyright Express Newspapers
Image caption The Star shows a blurred image of a big cat, saying that the "terrifying" photo - taken by a cab driver - was taken in an area strewn with dead deer.

The Financial Times says Theresa May's offer to Brussels to allow three million EU citizens to stay in the UK shows a "weakened" prime minister, trying to regain the initiative on Brexit.

According to the FT, diplomats are privately raising the prospect of her proving unable to deliver Brexit with a hung Parliament and a divided cabinet.

The Daily Mail says Mrs May promised EU leaders last night that she would remain as prime minister until the Brexit talks are completed.

The Daily Telegraph reports her proposal comes as she attempts to keep pro-European Conservative MPs onside following the election.

The Guardian says the PM is under pressure to take a less combative approach towards Brexit.

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Newspaper headlines: Brexit 'crisis' and Prince Harry's claim

  • 22 June 2017
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles as the Queen delivers her speech in Parliament Image copyright Getty Images

There is plenty of analysis of a Queen's Speech which, according to the Guardian, amounted to an "empty programme" from a government that lacks authority.

It was so short, says the Daily Mirror, that asking the Queen to delay Ascot to read it felt almost cruel. After all the red pen, Theresa May had barely enough left for a tweet.

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Newspaper headlines: May 'clings on' as Britain 'swelters'

  • 21 June 2017

The Times feels Theresa May has been left exposed after the Democratic Unionist Party warned its support for her minority government could not be taken for granted.

It suggests two possible sticking points are the impact of any deal between the two parties on the peace process and the scale of the increase in future spending in Northern Ireland.

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Newspaper headlines: Mosque 'maniac' and 'hero imam'

  • 20 June 2017

Several front pages give prominence to a picture of Darren Osborne, the 47-year-old suspect being held after a van was driven into worshippers leaving a mosque in Finsbury Park.

The Sun, Daily Mirror and Guardian instead focus on the imam, Mohammed Mahmoud, credited with protecting the driver from the angry crowd.

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Newspaper review: Grenfell Tower - 'Inside hell'

  • 18 June 2017

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Newspaper review: May 'given 10 days to save premiership'

  • 18 June 2017
Mourners pay tribute to victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy Image copyright EPA

Four days after the devastating fire that engulfed Grenfell Tower, The Sunday Times says senior staff at Kensington and Chelsea council have been ordered by the government to stay at home.

Instead, it says that the British Red Cross has been drafted in.

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Newspaper review: London fire - 'May takes cover'

  • 17 June 2017
Grenfell Tower protests Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Theresa May has faced criticism over her handling of the disaster

Theresa May was jeered by an angry crowd, and then hurried away by a heavy police guard, after she met survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire, the Times reports.

The paper notes the prime minister had faced criticism earlier in the week for failing to talk to local people when she visited the site of the disaster.

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Newspaper headlines: 'Sorrow at tower fire turns to anger'

  • 16 June 2017
Grenfell Tower Image copyright EPA

The UK's national front pages are again dominated by the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

Against the backdrop of the charred building, the Daily Mirror's headline reads simply: "Criminal".

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