Priti Patel has blamed the EU’s open borders for spurring a “mass migration crisis” in the Channel, reports The Times.
The Daily Mirror leads on the news the Prime Minister has scrapped the Birmingham to Leeds section of HS2 – despite a pledge in his 2019 manifesto to build it in full being repeated 60 times.
According to the Daily Express, Priti Patel launched a “furious attack” on Brussels over migration across the British Channel.
Prince Charles’s charity has been plunged into crisis yesterday after a watchdog launched an investigation into its dealings with Mahfouz Foundation, reports the Daily Mail.
Senior Tory MPs, regional leaders, and industry figures have accused ministers of “betraying the north” with a delayed and downgraded rail plan, says The Guardian.
The Independent reports more than 20 million Britons will miss out on promised high-speed rail improvements, as critics say the north “will suffer for generations”.
Europe faces the return of full lockdowns as a fourth wave of COVID-19 brings sweeping restrictions, reports The Daily Telegraph.
Turkey cut interest rates again yesterday sending the lira tumbling to a “record low”, according to the Financial Times.
Cricket racism whistleblower Azeem Rafiq has apologised for sending anti-semitic messages in 2011, reports the Metro.