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Newspaper headlines: Cabinet ‘splits’ and ‘don’t panic’ pleas

[ad_1] Image caption Several front pages focus on Brexit as MPs prepare for a series of new votes next week. The Sunday Express says the prime minister is vowing to "finish the job" and see Brexit through as colleagues tell her to ignore the "Remain rebels". "May urged: Don't panic", is its headline. Image caption The Sunday Times says the indication by three ministers that they could vote to delay
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Newspaper headlines: ‘I want to kill off Tory party’

[ad_1] Image caption The resignations of three MPs from the Tory party to join an independent group dominate Thursday's front pages. The Daily Mirror says the departures have left the party "in chaos", with the prime minister braced for more defections. Image caption The Sun calls Anna Soubry, Sarah Wollaston and Heidi Allen "Brexit haters", saying they have "slashed the embattled PM's working Commons majority to just eight". Image caption
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Newspaper headlines: ‘Splitting headache’ for Corbyn over resignations

[ad_1] Image copyright BBC Sport Image caption Most of the papers lead on the seven MPs who resigned from the Labour party. "Leader who's lost the plot" declares the Daily Mail, which says Labour has been "blown apart" by the biggest split in British politics in 40 years. Image caption The Daily Telegraph claims Jeremy Corbyn can expect a further wave of resignations following the "gang of seven" quitting Labour.
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Newspaper headlines: IS teen’s baby plea, and Trump Brexit ‘boost’

[ad_1] Image caption The Times leads with a plea from IS bride Shamima Begum that she be allowed to keep her baby, should she return to the UK. The pregnant 19-year-old, who ran away to Syria to join the Islamic State group in 2015, has been speaking to the newspaper from a refugee camp after fleeing fighting in the war-torn state. Image caption The Daily Telegraph reports the head of
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Newspaper headlines: ‘Secret Brexit plot’ and Banks tributes

[ad_1] Image caption The Express leads on a "secret Brexit plot" to force MPs to choose between a revised divorce deal or a "long" delay to Brexit. The paper says the comments by the UK's chief negotiator, Olly Robbins, which were overheard in a hotel bar, have prompted "fury" from Brexiteers as they appear to rule out a no-deal Brexit. Image caption The comments also feature on the Guardian's front
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Newspaper headlines: Online ‘crackdown’ and election prediction

[ad_1] Image caption The i leads on calls for a "crackdown" on tech giants as part of the "battle against fake news". A new regulator for online platforms to ensure they root out false reports is among the recommendations in a government review into the future of the UK news industry. Image caption The Telegraph's front page also reports on calls for more regulation of social media companies. The paper
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Newspaper headlines: ‘Soft Brexit talks’ and a Bafta queen

[ad_1] Image caption A photo of the Duchess of Cambridge on the red carpet in an elegant white gown marks the Bafta Awards on the Times' front page. The paper's main story reports that Theresa May risks a Brexit split in her cabinet by opening the door to talks on Jeremy Corbyn's customs union plan. Image caption Metro takes the opposite view of the prime minister's intentions. "I'm Jez saying
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Newspaper headlines: May and Corbyn’s Brexit battles

[ad_1] Image caption Brexit continues to feature heavily on front pages, with the Daily Express leading on Theresa May's visit to Brussels. "May gives Tusk hell," is the paper's headline. It says the prime minister "confronted" European Council President Donald Tusk for saying Brexiteers who failed to plan for life after EU membership deserved a "special place in Hell". Image caption Meanwhile, the i focuses on Jeremy Corbyn's tussles with
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Newspaper headlines: Liam Neeson and Greg Clark Nissan letter on front pages

[ad_1] Image caption The emergence of a letter from 2016 in which Business Secretary Greg Clark told former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn that the carmaker would not be "adversely affected" by the UK's departure from the EU creates front-page headlines. The Financial Times suggests the assurance puts pressure on PM Theresa May to avoid a "no-deal" Brexit. Image caption As the Daily Telegraph sees it, Mr Clark is now "under