The Daily Express reflects on Boris Johnson’s last-minute Brexit talks, with a plaintive plea to the EU.
The Daily Mail says Boris Johnson has told ministers in the strongest terms that they must prepare to leave the EU without a deal after last-minute talks failed to break the deadlock with the EU
The Daily Mirror sees a no-deal Brexit as a potential disaster, predicting thousands of job losses and “months of chaos” at the UK’s borders.
The Times leads on Boris Johnson’s EU talks, reporting the prime minister said the cabinet backs his decision to reject “the deal on the table”.
The Guardian focuses on what Boris Johnson said after returning from a three-hour summit in Brussels, saying he rejected the idea of the UK being treated “like the EU’s twin”.
The Daily Telegraph reports that Boris Johnson has told ministerial colleagues the EU wants to punish Britain for leaving and that’s why a no-deal Brexit is looming.
The Financial Times leads on the prime minister’s statement on Thursday that a no-deal Brexit is now “a strong possibility”. The paper calls that prospect “bleak”.
The Independent goes with a demand for major changes to maternity care within the NHS following an inquiry into the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust baby deaths scandal.
The Metro leads on the prime minister’s warning that the UK may exit the EU on the same trading terms the union has with Australia.