Newspaper headlines: Cipriani's Caroline Flack tribute and schools' debt 'crisis'

  • 22 February 2020
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Image caption Caroline Flack's ex-boyfriend Danny Cipriani said she was "kind and loving"

Saturday's mix of front pages includes Caroline Flack's ex-boyfriend's tribute to the TV presenter, after she was found dead in her London home last weekend.

The Daily Mirror says rugby union star, Danny Cipriani, fought back tears in an emotional video and revealed the "kind and loving" Love Island host had helped him to deal with his own mental trauma.

In an 18-minute clip posted to Instagram, Cipriani says he confided in Ms Flack about trying to buy a gun so that he could take his own life. That line makes the Daily Star's lead.

The Guardian focuses on Cipriani's pledge to release a voice message he received from Ms Flack.

The "shocking" extent of fragile finances in schools across the country makes the front page of the i. The paper says "damning" Ofsted research suggests 28% of council-run secondary schools are in debt while staff members are struggling with 70-hour weeks.

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Newspaper headlines: Coal fire crackdown and London mosque stabbing

  • 21 February 2020
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Image caption The most polluting fuels - wet wood and coal - are to be phased out in home burners

"The end of the roaring hearth" is how the Daily Telegraph views the impending ban on coal and certain types of wood to heat our homes.

It believes the government risks accusations that it is targeting consumers rather than industry in its efforts to cut emissions.

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Newspaper headlines: Immigration plan 'backlash' and flooding crisis

  • 20 February 2020
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Image caption UK strawberry picking is largely done by seasonal migrant workers

Priti Patel's proposals for the UK's immigration system feature widely in Thursday's newspapers.

The Financial Times thinks the new policy is a gamble. It says the new rules assume that if businesses cannot hire low-paid migrants, they will invest in training, automation and recruitment to improve workers' productivity.

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Newspaper headlines: 'Historic' immigration shake-up and Brits glamour

  • 19 February 2020
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Image caption Home Secretary Priti Patel is unveiling the new immigration plans on Wednesday

The papers dedicate significant column inches to the government's post-Brexit immigration plans for a points-based system.

"Priti makes her points," is the Sun's headline as all the papers dedicate coverage to the government's post-Brexit immigration plans.

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Newspaper headlines: Brexit trade speech and No 10 adviser resigns

  • 18 February 2020
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Image caption More rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours which could further affect towns like Ross-on-Wye

Many of Tuesday's newspapers continue to focus on the flooding caused by Storm Dennis, which an expert tells the Daily Mirror now represents a "national emergency".

Angela Terry, an environmental scientist, says the response so far - including sending in the army to fill sandbags - amounts to a "sticking plaster".

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Newspaper headlines: Flack's boyfriend's heartache and 'tough' trade talks

  • 17 February 2020
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Image caption The death of Caroline Flack is the main story in many of the papers

The closure of day centres catering for people with dementia is highlighted by the Daily Telegraph.

The paper found that 32 centres have shut in the past three years across the UK and that an extra 100,000 patients a year are ending up in hospital.

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Newspaper headlines: 'Valentine tragedy' and No 10 vows to 'scrap licence fee'

  • 16 February 2020
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Image caption The death of Caroline Flack is the lead story for many of the Sunday papers.

The death of Caroline Flack is the lead story for many of the Sunday papers.

The Sunday Mirror describes it as a Valentine tragedy, saying she had spent Friday apart from the boyfriend she was accused of attacking and banned from contacting as part of her bail conditions.

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Newspaper headlines: China HS2 talks and 'pioneering police scheme'

  • 15 February 2020
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There's speculation about how Boris Johnson plans to drive the economy forward, following Sajid Javid's resignation as chancellor on Thursday.

The Daily Telegraph says the prime minister is considering "ripping up" Mr Javid's fiscal rules to push through new tax cuts, including possible reductions in stamp duty and business rates.

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Newspaper headlines: PM's 'power grab' and Harry and Meghan 'axe team'

  • 14 February 2020
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Image caption The sight of Boris Johnson and Sajid Javid next to each other in cabinet meetings is a thing of the past

The drama of Thursday's cabinet reshuffle fills the front pages - with phrases such as "bloodbath" and "power grab" featuring again and again.

Paul Waugh says on HuffPostUK that even though the prime minister's chief strategist, Dominic Cummings, was not in the Downing Street study with Boris Johnson when Sajid Javid resigned, his presence "loomed like a thundercloud crackling with static".

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Newspaper headlines: UK 'must brace for virus' and doctors bullied 'to the brink'

  • 13 February 2020
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Image caption The prime minister went on holiday to St Vincent and the Grenadines between Boxing Day 2019 and 5 January 2020

The Daily Mail says Boris Johnson is facing "serious questions" about the Caribbean holiday he took over the New Year - including about who paid for it.

Records published yesterday say the Tory party donor, David Ross, who co-founded the Carphone Warehouse chain, covered the £15,000 cost of the break in Mustique.

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