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me recently, because I'm sure it will be in the back of their minds,


as well. That is all the sport. Hello and welcome to our Sunday


morning edition of The Papers. With me are columnist and author


Yasmin Alibhai-Brown A dramatic picture on the front


of the Sunday Times - Turkey anti-coup protesters


seize control of a tank - as the government there


reasserts its authority. An image of dozens of


soldiers surrendering is on the front of the Telegraph -


the paper reports almost 3,000 troops have been arrested in a drive


for revenge by President Erdogan. The Observer calls


it a "brutal purge" It reports around 2,700


judges have been dismissed warning from the new so-called


"Brexit secretary" David Davis - that new EU migrants could be sent


home to avoid an immigration surge. The new Foreign Secretary


Boris Johnson is the lead for the Sunday Express -


"we're ready to go global", is the headline - as he says Britain


has the opportunity to be more active on the world


stage than ever before. And the Mirror leads


with the Nice attack - it has a picture of the alleged


killer of the 84 people who died - and reports that he told


family he was happy, Turks crushed coup, that you Matic


on the front of the Sunday Times. And the Sunday Telegraph, revenge on


the plotters, 2700 judges facing arrest. Such a terrible thing. --


Turks crushed coup on the front page of the Sunday Times. A part of me


really wanted it work. I think current regime is appalling. More


journalists are imprisoned in Turkey than in any other nation on earth.


Behind-the-scenes this man is a megalomaniac and about as ruthless


as Gaddafi. But he does it under the veneer of his particular brand of


democracy. You must never wish for a coup because of what happened in


Egypt. And part of me is so ashamed of being Muslim at the moment. There


is not a single Muslim nation now on our planet, Turkey was the one big


hope, and what is going to happen now is it will show the true


colours. Awful situation. One could say, Turkey, economically, had this


incredible boom at the start of President Ida Gann's rain. He


stabilised things and made it clear that the army was out of politics,


which it appears to be. -- president Erdogan. But there is this crackdown


on Civil Liberties, journalists being arrested. The irony is what is


happening after this coup is he will be more anti-democratic. Arresting


soldiers. Arresting journalists. Extraordinary. I am afraid this


coup, which looked amateurish to me, what were they trying to do? It was


bizarre! They didn't have all of the army behind them, what was the game?


This amateurish coup has become counter-productive and made it a lot


worse. My reaction, when I started to hear about this, it was Friday


night, wasn't it? I was dismayed. As much as I dislike Erdogan. I just


thought, please, no more stability in this region, when you store have


the Syrian civil War completely resolved. The Hauritz there. And


still the horrors of the refugee crisis. Completely unresolved. --


the Syrian war completely unresolved. As far as the European


Union is concerned, that is a very big concern. And I am sure later,


the US. All of them didn't want this to happen. But I have to kind of say


that Turkey, like the UK, like the US, is one of those nations


absolutely divided. Absolutely, between the secularists and those


who follow the Islamic politics of that nation. This is what is


happening in the world at the moment. Nations which found a way of


kind of holding it together, you are finding these deep ravine is opening


up. France, as well, which we might get onto. -- ravines. A Turkish


friend of mine said to media 's ago the army in Turkey is a bit like


your father coming in when you make a mistake and tries to put things


right, and you never grow up if that keeps happening. -- said to me a


while ago. I think the trouble was, it didn't seem to be all of the


Armed Forces, it just seemed that some of them stayed loyal to the


president. What hope is there of any change? Look at what the Army has


done in Egypt, for example. When the elections happen in Turkey,


increasingly the state uses every means necessary to ensure that it is


victorious. A nasty person, but perhaps the least worst option for


Turkey, who knows? Let's go to another coup. The labour Civil War


in the Observer. They talk about Aaron Smith running. It is amazing


how money unity candidates you can get while the party is so divided.


-- Owan Smith. And we have a similar story in The Mail on Sunday. Page


13. Is it the Kinnock and Paddy party? They are suggesting a


realignment of the centre-left. Plotting breakaway if Jeremy Corbyn


clings onto power, these 150 Labour MPs. A picture of Kinnock here, and


Paddy Ashdown on the right. What do you make of this? It is ironic that


the two unity candidates are falling out. In other words, Smith, who was


launching today, he was going to do it on Friday but then there was the


niece tragedy. Against Angela Eagle. According to one of the people in


Smith's camp, they just want candidate to stand up against Jeremy


Corbyn. -- Nice tragedy. But it turns to this idea of having a


breakaway party, if Corbin stays as the leader of the Labour Party I


think it will split the party. -- Jeremy Corbyn. But as John Mills


says, and he is one of the Labour Party donors, splitting the party


would be a disaster under first past the post because it would make it


even harder for them to win. So if they do go along with the Kinnock


and Paddy party it would be more unlikely they will stay out of


power. Are they a split party? They are. People look back at the SDP and


talk it down. But there is no other party that those people who are on


the centre, who worked for Remain, who have shared views, and Paddy


Ashdown is not Labour, let's remember, but there are many Tories


who feel disgruntled. Maybe it is time. Maybe for ten years it will


get nowhere. But, certainly, we have no proper centre party in this


country. You have never been a friend of the Conservative Party


exactly, but do you think they settle their scores much better and


in the country's interests much better than other parties? They move


on. It was pretty ropey for some time. Remember when we had the


dramas. I was thinking about this week. This week they sorted it. I'm


glad they did for the national Grid. I think the Conservative Party has


come together. -- national good. The cabinet is miraculous. I don't know,


there are some angry people. Iain Duncan Smith. His face looks like it


is going to burst. The party has come together to refit two. Theresa


May's cabinet I think is masterful in its balancing of the Brexit


candidates. -- has come together fantastically. Amber Rudd and the


various others, as well, are in there. A sensible way to move ahead.


I think it has been masterful. I don't think with Boris Johnson and


Liam Fox back in it would be called masterful, but you are right, they


come together. They come together. Minister for Brexit. One of them


David Davis. We will send EU migrants -- we will send EU migrant


surge. People hoping to get the right to remain in some kind of


surge... I don't think he said it like this. The newspapers are...


Writing it up? Writing it up. In some ways he sounded quite


considerate -- quite consolatory. We have many of our citizens living in


Europe. They want to know if there will be this enormous exchange of


people. We have seen it in previous point in history. He is saying that


won't happen. And he mildly said if there was a surge of entry into the


UK then they will have to have a look at the new arrivals. But they


cannot stop it. We are still in the EU, remember, we are in until... As


an economist, the pull factor is if the economy is doing well, if there


is uncertainty about the economy, people are less likely to come.


That's right. I think these are warning shots. Perhaps migration, if


the economy is going to start falling apart, as all of these


dreadful campaigners said so before the referendum, we won't be having


them. I was a Brexiter con and I thought people would still come in,


and that will be good. -- I was a Brexiter, and I thought. I voted for


independence and democracy. Democracy, my dear. We have two


undemocratic institutions in this country. Who are they? The Royal


family is one. We are on the way. We are not, we are not, we are not.


Perhaps we are on our way to a republic. Perhaps she did not say


that. This is the Telegraph. Brexit trade deals with the US and


Australia. To be fair, there not any, actually, with the US and


Australia. This is about how we might have them. This is the


optimistic case people for Brexit. This was one of the reasons for


leaving the EU. When Barack Obama came here he said we would be at the


back of the Cuba trade deals. The laughable thing was at that time


they were only negotiating one trade deal. -- back of the queue for trade


deals. Now we will be back at the front. Australia, they have said,


come on, let's have a trade deal. And the Canadian Trade Minister


said, there is no use going through the EU, we could just continue with


the UK. That would be all right and we could take benefit of that. This


is excellent news and exactly what we want to see. And it is in Liam


Fox's territory because he is the international trade Secretary. It is


fantasy at the moment. It isn't. It is going to happen. Will we be at


the front of the queue with the US? Yes. ?10, I put it on the table.


Fine. That is a double bet. It is already happening. Well, if I lose,


I don't care. Nothing about Donald Trump's choice of Vice President in


any of the papers. Express says, we will send the EU surge back. We have


done that one. What is next? We are going global. Yes, we are ready to


go global, which is pretty much the same kind of story. It is a bit. The


Sunday Mirror has got this... This story, everything is normal, the


last words of the Bastille killer. He has had psychological treatment


for years. Then this attack, it has been claimed by IS, and yet this


person seems to be in a very disturbed way, a very odd


individual. Yes. We have lots of things happening. Some properly


organised. Isis inspired, or inspired by other terror group


attacks. Then you have these lone wolves who are obviously having lots


of psychodramas in their heads. They are kind of reaching out to these


calls that are periodically made by Isis and so one. He never went a


mosque. He was not part of any network as far as we know. -- went


to mosque. The same with the Orlando chap. There was a lot going on in


his head. That was the attack on the nightclub. Then we have this


call-out, doing this spectacular thing. I think we should be looking


at both. The planning and also the psychological profiles of some of


these men. That is the difficult bit, isn't it? Very few people are


involved in the terrorist networks. But there are many people who, for


various reasons, have mental health problems, but very few do something


like this. The problem is you cannot legislate against this type of


personality. The French state will have to be mortgage and about


various problems. He was driving this big van. He took it into this


territory and then drove it off. You have to question why it was allowed


to do that under the circumstances. It was interesting that Francois


Hollande was about to lift the state of emergency which had been imposed


after the shooting at the Bataclan. He will have to reimpose it. This is


another horror story for France which tells them they are a long way


from resolving these problems with terrorism in the country. It is a


serious problem. I see more similarities between this guy and


the guy in Norway. And sprayed it -- and aspiring


the family knew that he was volatile. He was vile. To seek


help... Maybe the Muslim families come in Europe especially, need to


be watching out for signs of psychological disturbance in their


children. Very few of them do that. There is so much grim news, I wanted


to end up with some slightly positive. Book shelves hit back with


kids classes and cocktails. A spate of openings as owners offer more


than just a store. We see a lot of book shops close. And now invented


book shops, including one I know very well, are doing things to get


people in. It is great news. You want to break the power of the big,


big... I mean, we have stopped ordering from Amazon. We have


stopped because of some of the things that were happening in their


company. But we are stuck. We have to find that particular book shop.


We have some good independent ones in London. This is good news.


Bringing children back to books, as well, which I think is really


important. They are living in such an Internet obsessed world. It makes


it an event. What is interesting is the decline of the book shop, which


we have seen, has run in parallel with the rise of the literary


Festival. People do not get literary books, but they are going to buy


books, meet authors they like, and that is interesting and it turns it


into an event. I wonder if people are fed up with technology. I know


you said you don't buy things from Amazon, presumably from its


corporation tax issue, but putting that aside I wonder if people are


fed up with dealing with bits of technology and they want something


physical. Some of these books are works of art. I just think of these


children's books, beautifully illustrated. A book gives you so


much more than just a bit of technology. There is no point


getting the Gruffalo on Kendall, you want to show them the pictures. But


I just wonder, is there any human activity possible now without a


coffee? We might find the coughing becomes more expensive because of


the drop of the pound. Is this one in Edinburgh, they don't do


cocktails but they will put the kettle on and make you a cup of tea.


She will grow you a cup of tea if you would like one -- grew. -- brew


you a cup of tea. And a biscuit, hopefully.


Thanks to Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and Ruth Lea.


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