June 11th, according to the papers


June 11th, according to the papers

Many Friday front pages contain photos of Carrie Symonds, her son Wilfred, and First Lady Jill Biden on a Cornish beach, amid news on the G7 and the coronavirus.

The meeting between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and US President Joe Biden was described by the Daily Mail as a “love-in,” with the families bonding with “an astonishing display of tenderness.”

The Daily Express reports that “Brexit tensions are brushed aside” as world leaders meet on the eve of the summit, but The Guardian reports that a “bitter Brexit standoff” could overshadow the summit, with French President Emmanuel Macron declaring that “nothing is negotiable” on the contentious Northern Ireland Protocol.

Mr Macron’s views on the treaty governing trade across the Irish Sea are also covered by The Independent.

Meanwhile, The Times reports on a possible delay in the loosening of Covid restrictions, claiming that ministers are considering delaying the full loosening for a month to allow more individuals to get two vaccinations.

A lack of Pfizer jabs “hits hopes” for the June 21 easing, according to a similar item in the i.

The Daily Telegraph quotes Theresa May as saying that her successor’s travel restrictions are “incomprehensible.”

Metro and the Daily Mirror report on Health Secretary Matt Hancock’s claim that there is no countrywide shortage of personal protective equipment.

While the Daily Star examines another part of Mr Hancock’s questioning by MPs, reporting that he denied being a “huge fibber on care home testing.”

The front page of The Sun features an open letter to England’s football team ahead of Euro 2020.

In addition, the Financial Times reports that inflationary pressures in the United States have “flared up.”


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