Stephen King persuades newspaper not to scrap its book reviews

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption King was born and still lives in the US state of Maine Author Stephen King - and his readers - have persuaded his local newspaper to reverse a decision to axe its book reviews.The Portland Press Herald, based in his home state of Maine, had decided to stop running reviews of local books.After King expressed dismay, the paper challenged him to get 100
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Newspaper headlines: NHS ‘gene revolution’ and Rooney arrest

[ad_1] Newspaper headlines: NHS 'gene revolution' and Rooney arrest By BBC News Staff Image caption The government's 10-year plan for the NHS, which is published on Monday, is the top story for the Express. The paper calls the strategy "revolutionary" and reports that the government hopes it could save 500,000 lives. Improved maternity care, stroke therapy and extra support for the elderly are among the new benefits touted. Image caption
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Newspaper headlines: Gatwick drone hunt and £76m lottery win

[ad_1] Newspaper headlines: Gatwick drone hunt and £76m lottery win By BBC News Staff Image caption The i calls the situation at Gatwick Airport the "nightmare before Christmas" after a further drone sighting on Friday evening briefly sparked more problems. The airport was initially closed on Wednesday following reports of a drone and 120,000 people were prevented from travelling. Police have identified "persons of interest" and other UK airports have
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Newspaper headlines: A cross-party alliance to ‘dump May’?

[ad_1] Newspaper headlines: A cross-party alliance to 'dump May'? By BBC News Staff Image caption MPs from Labour, the DUP and the Conservatives are "lining up to sack Theresa May" if her Brexit deal does not pass Tuesday's Commons vote, according to the Times. The newspaper says that, should the PM be ousted, those expected to compete to succeed her include Boris Johnson, Dominic Raab, Amber Rudd, Liz Truss, Sajid
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Newspaper headlines: Brexit advice ‘block’ and £5m Harry security

[ad_1] Newspaper headlines: Brexit advice 'block' and £5m Harry security By BBC News Staff Image caption The Daily Telegraph says the prime minister is to defy the demands of Parliament and block publication of the full legal advice behind her Brexit deal. It says the move will prompt accusations of a cover-up - with Brexiteers claiming the advice shows the UK had been warned the deal could leave it stuck

Johnston Press: i newspaper publisher sets out rescue plan

[ad_1] Johnston Press, publisher of the i, The Scotsman and the Yorkshire Post, has detailed a rescue plan aimed at ensuring its survival.The newspaper group put itself up for sale last month, but said none of the offers it received were strong enough. It now plans to file for administration and says the firm's assets will then immediately be bought by its lenders.If the deal is approved by the courts,
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Newspaper headlines: Hero Leicester City pilot ‘saved hundreds’

[ad_1] Image caption The Daily Mail reports helicopter pilot Eric Swaffer saved lives by steering the helicopter, carrying Leicester City chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, away from crowds before it crashed. The crash killed all five people on board. Image caption The Sun also reports that the pilot of the Leicester City chairman's helicopter saved "fans' lives", saying he steered it away from fans and a hotel. Cameraman Dan Cox called Mr
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Newspaper headlines: ‘Cabinet mutiny’ and DUP pressure on May

[ad_1] Image caption Theresa May is facing a "cabinet mutiny", according to the Sunday Times. The paper says former Brexit Secretary David Davis is calling for ministers to rebel against the PM and her "completely unacceptable" plan for leaving the EU. Image caption DUP leader Arlene Foster believes a no-deal Brexit is now the most likely outcome due to the EU's stance on Northern Ireland, reports the Observer. The paper