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Hello, and welcome to our look ahead to what the the papers will be


With me are Laura Hughes, Political Correspondent


at the Daily Telegraph, and Hugh Muir, columnist


Tomorrow's front pages, starting with...


The FT says the Home Office is trialling a fast-track online


scheme to process applications for UK residency from abroad


because it's expecting a surge of them post-Brexit.


The Metro leads on the deaths of a woman and her young nephew


after they were hit by a car being chased by police -


The Prime Minister has promised that a Brexit deal will limit


immigration - that's according to the Daily Telegraph.


That's a theme picked up in the Guardian with its headline -


While the Express simply asserts as Theresa May has said that,


That's a theme picked up in the Guardian with its headline -


"Brexit means border controls at whatever price, May insists".


The Guardian fears that the elephant population in Africa is being wiped


out. The Daily Mail has news of a revolutionary new drug that is being


hailed as a breakthrough in the battle against insurer. The Mirror


carries claims from doctors that eating a meal after 7pm could put


you at greater risk of heart attack. A horrible story in the metro that


we will go over. A man is in custody, a woman and her nephew, we


understand, killed, when a car, being chased by police, left the


road, taking a corner at speed and ploughed into a group of


pedestrians. Three girls are critically ill in hospital. And of


course this raising questions as to exactly what the police were trying


to do here. He was speeding through a built-up area of south-east


London, trying to get this assailant in this car, there is of course a


police internal investigation into exactly what happened. That is the


front page of the Metro. We will go onto Brexit. On the front page of


the Metro, anybody got a bright idea? Made's Grexit cabinet


brainstorms Aubel Brexit. I think a few of them think they


know what they want to happen. Theresa May, on the other hand, has


played this very carefully. If you look at the language that she used


today, we were discussing this earlier, it is very open to


interpretation. On the one hand, immigration, she says, is her red


line. We will have controls on immigration, because obviously we


voted to leave the EU, and many saw that as a vote of discontent about


the numbers coming into the country. She said this is a red line, but we


still don't know what that means for the single market, that is the real


issue here, that everybody is thinking about. You say you are


going to limit free movement, but are we staying in the single market


or are we leaving? Some around the table say we have got to be in the


single market, and some do not really care about the single market,


it would nice, but it is not a big deal. That is the problem she has


got, uniting her cabinet behind her. There is a historic picture of the


whole Cabinet, a grisly vision. Of us!


LAUGHTER For you, you! -- bought some of us.


We haven't got to grips with Theresa May. We don't know if she is


stringing them along. What she says seems to be interpretation, open to


interpretation, you can take from it what you want. If you wanted to


leave, it sounds as if she was with you, she is saying, Brexit means


Brexit, we do not what means. She is talking about invoking article 50,


people are saying, maybe she doesn't want to leave after all and she is


strategising. She is giving everybody what they want from her,


that Israeli clever. I think she is playing it long -- that is really


clever. She doesn't know what the obvious way through this yet. This


is a Test match, not a one-day game. Absolutely. She is making sure there


is not huge pressure on her, because everybody thinks she is on their


side, she is navigating the way through this. We will go on to the


Telegraph. Grexit deal will limit migration. May is giving all sides


what they want. This is the British people, a lot of people voted


because they voted to get Britain out of the European Union over


immigration. She is saying, don't worry, we will curb migration. The


other interesting line is from the spokesperson of Theresa May. She


says, will have this controls, we will also have a positive outcome


for people who want to trade goods and services. OK, that's


interesting, but what does that mean for other service sectors like


financial services, that could potentially be impacted by leaving


the EU? How wording is clever though, she's not ruling it out. --


her wording. There is a reason she is Prime Minister, she ain't no


fall! She could be sitting around that table, David Davis and Liam Fox


-- no fool. You have got Philip Hammond, the trials were, who is a


bit worried, he thinks they should state -- the Chancellor. He knows


about the economic impact. You can take from it what you want. The


three ministers are responsible for Brexit, the three cats in the sack,


she is letting them fight it out. That buys her a bit of time. As I


said, time will be important. What has she said today? She said,


immigration is my red line, we will have some controls on immigration.


Again, what does that mean? It could mean that by the time she is having


serious negotiations, the whole of Europe might want some kind of


control or different mechanism for immigration. That might actually not


be a deal-breaker. Again, on trade and services, she has not said


anything very specific. We will get the best deal that we can. All the


while it seems to me she is trying to give herself as much wiggle room


as possible. Bear with me on this. Theresa May is a mosquito... Bear


with me! You know what mosquitoes do when they bite you, they


anaesthetise you beforehand, they make you woozy and the area around


the wound woozy so you do not feel a thing, and then, boom, in it goes.


Then it is all gone. She is telling everyone, whether you wore a


Brexiter year or somebody who wanted to stay in the single market, she is


telling everybody what they want to hear. We are being lulled into a


false as of security. There is definitely growing pressure on her,


there are a lot of Eurosceptic Conservative MPs getting itchy feet,


conference is coming up, they want conference to be, boom, this is what


it all means. You have got a lot of them going to David Davis, back


channels, saying, what is happening? He is saying to them, and of March,


article 50 will be triggered. And of March? That is what he is saying. He


is acting as an intermediary between Theresa May and these MPs who are


going, what does Brexit means Brexit actually look like? Do you think he


has told Boris Johnson? We all know he watches this programme regularly


coming he knows exactly what is going on! Lovely cartoon on the


front of the Telegraph. It is an exclusive. He says he has got hold


of what the Cabinet actually agrees. It will be raindrops on roses and


whiskers on kittens, bright copper cavils and warm woollen mittens!


Brown paper bag Ujah is tied up with string. Mike I interviewed Peter


Lilley tonight, two leading Brexiteers, they are companies the


whole thing will be done and dusted once Article 50 years triggered


within 18 months. It is going to be a piece of cake. The Germans and


French are going to be wanting to negotiate with us. You have got to


be thinking about the mood in those countries. How they feeling about,


you know, exactly the same issues we are facing here? They might be


going, hang on, if we give Britain what they want, who is the next


country popping up to say that they want to leave and they would like to


still do deals and trade but they don't want anybody coming in? German


car manufacturers are not going to want tariffs on their vehicles. That


is the argument of David Davis, that is in their interest to carry on


trading. It is not up to them, it is up to the Chancellor. Let's go to be


expressed, the front page, EU will be a great success. Again,


continuing the theme that all the economic indicators so far have


suggested that there have not been a plague on every one's house, that,


you know, there hasn't been a massive flood, the skies have not


fallen in now that we have decided to leave. It all seems to be rosy.


You will find economists who can say that. Even the Economist on the


Guardian. Our economist said this. There are others who disagree. And I


think probably the truth of it is that it is a bit too early to tell.


There are indicators that say that things are going better than we


expected. At the moment, it can only be a reaction, a confidence


reaction. You know, there hasn't been a Brexit yet. In terms of what


people are anticipating that Brexit, some of the indicators are good and


some of them are bad. I don't think we will really know until we


actually get deeply into the negotiations. But again, I think


that Theresa May is relying on the fact that some of the indicators may


well not look too good. And that will give her, I think, just a bit


more, as I say, but more will call room and power to negotiate. --


wiggle room. We are going to exit Brexit and go to something else.


Junior doctors and the five-day strike. We thought that this had all


been settled, really, in May, because the junior doctors, the BMA,


their union did not accept the deal that Jeremy Hunt, the Health


Secretary, put on the table. They said no after, you know, repeated


industrial action. Jeremy Hunt in the end said, I'm going to impose


this contract on you then, we're not going to play ball, I'm sorry, I'm


imposing it. Anyway, it has come back again, they are still not


happy. It is still understood that the head of the BMA and dime hunt,


when they got down to it at the negotiating table, they managed to


with lid down to the issues of weekend and part-time pay. --


whistle it down to the issues. It has accused doctors of playing


politics and putting peoples lives at risk. This is a five-day strike,


no A until 5am. It is a big strike, operations will be


cancelled. Emergency cover as well, by the sounds of things. It is a


game of chicken, in some ways. You know, the junior doctors have a


great measure of public sympathy. I think any staff in the NHS who have


taken industrial action will start off with some level of sympathy.


But, you know, that is finite. I think whether that can run out and


they need to be careful about that. On the other hand, they may be


mindful that Tony Hunt's position is not as strong as it was before. We


know from various leaks that, some of them were in our paper last week,


that we talked about the amount of damage that was done by the lack of


weekend cover, maybe he is overblowing that and officials were


concerned that he was making too much of that. And so, you know, he


has to be Gravell about losing public simply as well. Because


people think that maybe he has not been negotiating in good faith as


well. -- he has to be concerned. These are a lot of strikes. If this


report is right and there is a rolling series of them, that is a


lot. That will test the patience of the public. Jeremy Hunt has be


careful, too. A lot of this is going to be down to who has the better


spin, propaganda. Well and truly raising the stakes. We will go


finally to be Independent. Trump its wall protest in Mexico. Donald


Trump, the Republican nominee for the White House, he has gone to


Mexico. He has had a chat with the president down there, we have got a


clip of him speaking in Mexico City at a press conference. That might


hear what he had to say. We did discuss the wall, we didn't discuss


the payment of the wall, that will be at a later date. I think it was


an excellent meeting, this was a preliminary meeting. I think we are


very well on our way, a lot of the things I said very strong, but we


have to be strong, we have the say what is happening. And there is


crime, as you know, a lot of crime and a lot of problems. And I think


together we'll solve those problems, I really believe that the President


can buy will solve those problems, we'll get them solved. -- the


president and I. They discussed the wall but they did not discuss


payment of the wall. It is a man who said that Mexico exports rapists and


drug dealers to the US, now he is having a summer with the president


down there. Suddenly he is saying that all Mexicans are wonderful. --


a summit. The wall is the biggest issue, and they did not discuss how


it is going to be paid, it seems a little bit... You know, he was


threatening to stop Mexicans living in America from sending money back


home to their families until this wall was paid for. Mass


deportations. I mean, the people who have supported him from the very


beginning, they are going to be angry about this, aren't they? That


is his problem. When he goes over there, they have to maintain that


off-line, because otherwise his support, what you might call his


traditional support, the diehards back in America, are going to say


that he is selling them out, Sarah Palin has already begun to say that.


He has to be mindful of that. At the same time, the whole point of this


visit was to go there and look presidential. He wants to form this


image in your mind of President from being able to go abroad and not make


a fool of himself. This is what this was about, the international


statesman standing at the podium. Some people might not like that.


They love the fact that he is, I will say whatever I have to say


because he is the right thing to say -- he is not like I will say


whatever a have to say. Tonight was a mixture of both. He tried to keep


closely to the script he had, but just occasionally you could see, I


want to go off piste. It is hard to say that when somebody is standing


right next year. Before you go, these


front pages have come Don't forget all the front pages


are online on the BBC News website, where you can read a detailed review


of the papers. It's all there for you - seven days


a week at bbc.co.uk/papers. And you can see us there, too -


with each night's edition of The Papers being posted


on the page shortly Thank you, Laura Hughes and Hugh


Muir. Fine evening across most of the UK.


We had a little bit of rain in


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