Newspaper headlines: Brexit delay talk as PM sets vote deadline

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With Brexit now just 32 days away, the Daily Telegraph says Downing Street officials have drawn up a series of options to try to avoid a Tory rebellion over the possibility of leaving without a deal - including a delay of up to two months.

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The Guardian goes further, suggesting Brexit could be postponed until 2021 under plans being examined by senior EU officials. The plan would allow time to solve the outstanding issues and make the Irish backstop redundant.

If not, they say, she will face the likely success of an amendment put forward by the Labour MP Yvette Cooper, which would hand power to Parliament if there is no deal by 13 March.

"Delay Dismay" is the headline in the Sun, summing up its feelings on the matter.

The paper says the last thing Mrs May needs is "cabinet rebellions, backbench grandstanding and a leadership beauty contest".

'Geographically vulnerable'

The Times also claims it has seen leaked cabinet documents suggesting the government is considering setting up a hardship fund for families adversely affected by Brexit.

The paper says a surge in unemployment is projected if that happens and the fund would be used to help those left impoverished. The paper reports that other plans include protections for parts of the country "geographically vulnerable to food shortages".

He admits to worries that Mr Corbyn is not up to the job, accusing him of a lack of leadership, and adding that he has to take some responsibility for the fact Labour is not wiping the floor with the Tories in the polls.

But Mr Johnson says after 45 years in Labour he is not about to jump ship.

Just one doctor covers home visits overnight for half a million patients in Shropshire, according to the lead story in the Daily Mail.

The paper says a "crisis" in out-of-hours care means one GP is responsible for the workload shared by eight 10 years ago.

Shropdoc, that runs the service, admits it is struggling to fill shifts as new early evening and weekend appointments at surgeries are taking doctors away from out-of-hours work.

But it says there is a doctor triaging phone calls, and people can be seen by a nurse or paramedic instead.

The Mail also reports that if you've got a grumpy cat in the house, you only have yourself to blame.

Scientists at Lincoln University found the animals develop personalities that mirror their owners.

As the Daily Mirror headline puts it, they're "copycats".

Gracious Colman

Dozens of villages in Wiltshire have been warned against having a spring litter pick, the Daily Express reports, because of fears people could pick up the deadly nerve agent Novichok following last year's attack in Salisbury.

The Mirror points out that many communities will not be able to clean up before their best kept village contests.

One local councillor says it should be up to villagers whether they want to take the risk - the county council says it will hold an official clean up after advice from Public Health England.

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While the Oscars came too late for the physical papers, many reacted online.

Variety called Olivia Colman "gracious in victory" after she took best actress for her role in The Favourite.

ABC News says her acceptance speech was "by turns heartfelt, hysterical, genuine, and inspiring".

USA Today says her win was an "upset" but a writer on the Sun says nobody deserved it more, adding "as if Sophie from Peep Show just won an Oscar".

The Hollywood Reporter noted that although this year's awards were the first in 30 years without a host, viewers could be forgiven for thinking Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Maya Rudolph were the night's emcees after they delivered a monologue-esque series of jokes at the start of the night.

But the Mail Online called said it was the "Bore-scars" and the decision to not have a host did not go down well with fans online.