26/01/2016 The Papers


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fourth Premier League club. Also more action from the Australian Open


with the men's and women's semifinals confirmed. More on that


after the Papers. Hello and welcome to


our look ahead to what the papers With me are the writer Natalie


Haynes and the Parliamentary correspondent of the south-west


News Service, Rob Merrick. Tomorrow's front pages,


starting with... The i


which alleges secret deals between After Google, the paper says


negotiations are now under way The Metro leads on what it calls


The Great Dane Robbery, following today's vote in the Danish


parliament to seize assets from The Guardian says Ofsted is to get


tough with schools that allow girls to wear a full Islamic veil,


or niqab, The Telegraph says the government is


backing higher council tax charges in flood risk areas,


to pay for improved defences. The Daily Mail reports on the cases


of three more children, who it claims died after allegedly being


failed by the NHS 111 helpline. The Express says many people will


have to keep on working till they're eighty,


after cashing in their pensions with And the Sun has a picture


of what it says is the winning lottery ticket that was


put in the wash by a someone in Worcester who is now trying to


claim their share of the jackpot. The Guardian says Ofsted is to get


tough on schools that allow girls to wear the full veil. What is this


about? This seems to be the latest in a series of nudges from people in


power directed at schools. Perhaps increasing examples of pupils as


well as teachers wearing the veil. The Prime Minister said he thought


they were sensible rules, and now we have the chief inspector of schools


who says he is determined to stand up on the side of those who do want


it, to restrict the wearing of the veil. He is saying that schools


which allow the wearing of the veil, and where it can be shown to


hinder effective teaching, are inadequate. The chief inspector


seems to be wanting to nudge schools into the direction of not wanting


the veil but it is government policy to allow schools to do what they


want. Is that what the government is trying to do? Nudge them into not


wearing the veil? I think so. There seems to be a fear that perhaps as


more schools go in the direction of allowing the wearing of the veil,


the government... There is nothing in Parliament to prevent a state


school making the wearer not the veil pulser he -- the wearing of the


veil compulsory. All the government can do and the chief inspector is


try to imply. Why doesn't the government just Bennett like France


did? -- ban it? It seems that they're not trying to make a small,


secular pushback. It is a very strange set of stories to have 24


hours apart. A very strange story and hopefully we will get more


clarity on that in the weeks ahead. The Times, Roma covers its jewels


for the Iran visit -- Rome. Venus has been put in a box. And the horse


has bits that are offensive. It is the nudity which is problematic,


rather than the fact that technically these statues are both


called. Marcus Israeli as was deified by his successors which is


what happens when you are a good emperor -- Aurelius. But this Iran


visit includes a trip to the Pope. I suppose this means you need to be


deified because Venus got no consideration. Iran has got


gazillions of dollars in the welcome mat is being laid out all over the


world. And if that means covering up your gods, so be it. I was amused by


the fact that they were worried that the Arabian president would stand


too close to the horse whose genitals are clearly visible. It


makes you wonder what they do with forces in Iran. Also the president


went to university in Glasgow, so he has seen worse. He has probably seen


enough flesh to last a lifetime. He is perhaps even eaten a deep-fried


Mars bar. And she's getting upset by bits? The good news is, Marcus


Aurelius had a good sense of humour, he would've accepted it all.


Everyone is beating the door for Tehran now. They have come in from


the cold, the sanctions has been lifted -- have, and they have $150


billion in assets. They can now spend that. And when they start


selling oil, they will realise it is not worth that much anymore. Italy


used to be Iran's biggest trading partner and it's gone from 7 billion


euros a year to 1.6. They want all that cash back now. Talking about


cash. The Google conspiracy, Tories have 25 meetings with firm before


chief tax deal. One of the most amusing aspect of this, is on


Saturday, the chancellor came out at almost announced the deal with


Google believing that it would work for him. Little did he know. He's


been known as the submarine, when anything wrong, he will submerge for


long periods and now he is fully submerged. The Daily Mirror story


alleges that there were a series of cosy meetings between top Tories and


Google, perhaps there was a very small amount of tax that they pay.


It does say there is no suggestion any rules were broken and a broad


range of topics were discussed and you can imagine there were many


reasons why government ministers would want to meet Google. I'm not


sure the Daily Mirror is floating the idea of a conspiracy. The


chancellor seem to believe it was a significant sum of money that we


would be grateful for. They are keen to try to make this a personal


crisis for George Osborne. The fact is, the French managed to get twice


as much out of Google. It is depressing. Three times as much. We


don't seem to be quite as good at negotiating as people who are


renowned around the world for shrugging. Probably the single worst


thing about this is timing. If you are self-employed, I am sure you did


your taxes months and months ago but possibly you might have left them


till today. In which case, it is very painful to sit down and work


out how much you owe and then work out proportionately how much Google


is paying. It is hard not to feel a little grouchy. I don't know what


you mean, I paid mine ages ago. The Times, pharmacies face closure?


Yes. The Times has got a headline which feels a bit cutting against


the grain because we know that it is difficult to get a GP appointment


recently, and also that the public is trying to push -- the government


is try to push more and more people to go to pharmacies when they can,


so why on earth are they going to close? But apparently there are too


many of them. 40% of pharmacies are in clusters where there are at least


three other pharmacies within a ten minute walk. That does seem like a


lot. The result appears to be there will be a huge funding cuts and as


many as 3000 pharmacies will close. We could debate whether that is too


many were too few but the story points out that if pharmacies do


close, it will probably not be a big change. Probably likely to be


smaller, independent pharmacies. I'm thinking about it, on the street


where I live there is a number of pharmacies within 25 yards, three I


think. That's right, you could get as many drugs as you could legally.


Or vitamin supplements. Ten minutes is a long way if you are not feeling


well or if you have an injury. If you have a sprained ankle, you don't


want to go to Accident and Emergency, so it is precisely the


kind of thing that would be a good idea to die treated at a pharmacy


and that could be difficult. Sure. Moving on to the Express. Keep on


working until you are 18. People are cashing in on their pensions early


-- 80. 700,000 people have already cashed them in. There are


long-running fears that that means they will have nothing to retire


on. I suppose that is slightly different to the idea of keeping on


working. This doesn't mean the state pension rate is going to rise


further in terms of age. That is already gone up to 67 which is


controversial enough. But if you continue to continue working until


-- if you choose to continue working until you are 80, that is another


thing. Positive news, new analysis reveals financial planners say 100


is the new 80, said you will have to keep working until you are 80


because you are going to live until you are 100. Does that mean 80 is


the new 60? Yes. I think this actress exemplifies that. I love her


with all my heart. Would you work until you are 80? I'm self-employed


so I'm probably going to have to. I will still have my job. I don't


think that many people will be working until they are 80. It looks


a little bit like you heat of killing me before I get


a little bit like you heat of killing me before I there. Going to


the Guardian briefly Parliament faces -- briefly. Parliamentary MPs


are going to have to move to temporary accommodation because of


refurbishment. This is close to home, this is where my desk is. I


wouldn't expect anyone to feel sorry for me or anyone else, but the place


is falling apart and everyone except that at some point, MPs are going to


have to be about. The only question is when, where and if everyone was


out at the same time. What's new about this story is that suggests


that the MPs move down the road into Whitehall where the Department of


Health is, and they would vacate Parliament completely for six years.


And peaceful fight that tooth and nail. There are so many MPs at


Westminster who are dead set against that idea -- MPs will fight that


tooth and nail. They think they will lose the prestigious of working


where they do -- prestige. The Sun, an exclusive. A mixup with the


lottery? This woman has the right numbers, but not necessarily


conveniently, all the distinction marks appear to been removed. The


numbers are pleasingly legible but the barcodes which would identify it


as a legitimate ticket are missing. I suppose we will have to wait and


see. She is irate about being outed as a grandmother. She looks pretty


young. 48. I would be feeling pretty good about myself. She probably


didn't get to choose the headlines. The sad thing is by the time this


story plays out, it takes six months, that is what you have got to


test all the claims, and by the time that happens it will all have


slipped our minds. ?33 million. I wouldn't have to work until I was AG


after all -- 80. I think it is a brilliant image. It looks like the


shroud of Turin.


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