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for now. -- but from us it is
goodbye for now.
Hello and welcome to our look ahead
to what the the papers will be
bringing us tomorrow.
With me are Martin Lipton,
Deputy Sports Editor at The Sun,
and Benedicte Paviote, correspondent
with France 24 and President
of the Foreign Press Association.
Welcome to you both. Lovely to have
Many of tomorrow's front
pages are already in.
The FT Weekend leads
with a deepening rift between the US
and EU over steel tariffs
and proposed changes to digital tax.
The Daily Mirror says police
are investigating 12 new claims
of child sex abuse carried out
by gangs in Telford.
The I has more on the launch
of a murder inquiry after the death
of a Russian exile in London.
The Telegraph also has that story.
It says Nikolai Glushkov
was found strangled to death
in his own home.
The Express reports on comments made
by Prince Harry over defence cuts.
During a visit to the Army air were
a where he trained as a helicopter
The Daily Mail has reaction
from the foster parents
of Ahmed Hassan after he was found
guilty of trying to bomb
a train in London.
The Times reports on a second sex
scandal to hit Oxfam
concerning the conduct
of its staff in Haiti.
So developments in the Russia story
still making the front pages.
Let's have a closer look.
We begin with the eye. Murder
inquiry after exiled Russian tycoon
dies in London. He appears to have
died from some compression to the
neck, suggesting he would've
Indeed. It is interesting
because not just UK media but
international media are reporting on
this almost nonstop and the
implications. Nobody knows quite
where it's going to go. This is the
death on Monday and in outside
London. Interesting because a very
great friend and business partner of
Boris Berezovsky, himself found in
2013 in his bathroom on and Nikolai
never believed that was a suicide.
They were both prominent critics of
Vladimir Putin, and of course it's
important to underline that
counterterrorism police are now
investigating his death. On Monday
we were clearly told that was not
suspect and now as a result of a
special postmortem this compression
of the neck and of course let's
remember there has been previous
criticism made here in the UK by the
media and others that there was not
enough investigation that the police
resources have not been big enough.
14 deaths now being investigated as
a result of Amber Rudd's statement
on Tuesday before the announcement
of sanctions. A real ratcheting up,
all of this, while we await the
sanctions that eventually President
Vladimir Putin is going to implement
We believe they are
coming, there may be some diplomatic
tit-for-tat expulsions as well but
it's just a matter of time according
to Sergey Lavrov when he was
speaking earlier in the day as well.
They are saying no evidence at the
moment with the poisonings in
Salisbury which of course have
dominated the news in the earlier
part of the week. But of course it
does bring our attention back to
dissidents of Russians in exile in
this country and there'll be many
more we understand from commentators
who will be fearful now.
other week, but that, but based on a
book that was a documentary
effectively, chronicling of Russian
involvement worldwide. There are a
lot of people who were at one point
allies of the Kremlin who fell out
with the Kremlin like this guy,
Nikolai Glushkov for whatever
reason. And I think there is no...
There is a link between this
apparent potential murderer and the
incident in Salisbury. But the same
guiding hand one fears may be behind
both in terms of the Russian state
does not like people who are rented
-- renegades, who turned their back
on mother Russia and what it's
about. If you fall out in the court
of King Vladimir you are in trouble.
I have to declare an interest. I was
supposed to be spending five weeks
in Moscow this summer, is going to
be a bundle of...
Look at the travel
advisory that's been updated. There
is a real fear of there being
anti-British sentiment and of course
what is interesting is the next
article we will look at.
You tell us
what it is.
Boris Johnson in the FT,
there is a statement that he made.
The headline is something he blames
a row with Moscow by claiming Putin
ordered by poisonings. He's
referring thereto the attempted
murders is being treated now because
they're both still alive yet
fighting for their lives. What I
think is interesting about this,
certainly is the fact that Boris
Johnson has really tried in that
statement with the Polish minister
next to him in a war bunker, which I
think was quite interesting to
differentiate the targeted
motivated, the attempted murder,
that target measured sanctions
announced by Theresa May on
Wednesday which we understand is the
first phase, and the Russian people,
that he does not want there to beat
Russia phobia, and of course that's
a very real fear. -- to be Russia
phobia. I think it's interesting
that Downing Street did not decline
to comment on the wording of the
foreign secretary and the FT here I
think words it quite well when it
says Britain had previously on the
attached unspecified responsibility
to Vladimir Putin and indeed when
the Prime Minister was in Salisbury
on her unannounced visit yesterday,
she said it is tragic that Mr Putin
has chosen to act in this way, but
as the FT quite rightly point out,
we are not sure if she was referring
to the attack on the family or on
Russia's responds verbally. Sergey
Lavrov and others calling it
fantasy, some theories in Moscow
saying this is Britain that weakened
by Brexit trying to distract.
is why its so interesting. We are
used to diplomatic language being
incredibly restrained, because we
know that eight varies -- a can so
very easily be ratcheted up. For
Boris Johnson to have used this kind
of language so specifically and
targeted to Vladimir Putin is
extremely fast extremely significant
in diplomatic terms.
There is the counterargument to this
situation with regards to whether
Putin was directly responsible for
ordering this is maybe it is that
who will rid me of this turbulent
place? People take him at his word
and his wish becomes their
obligation almost. Here we have
quite clearly the foreign secretary
making it abundantly clear that in
the view of the British government
this was a direct act targeted by
the Russian head of state. That is a
very serious charge and allegation.
From a foreign secretary.
the official British government
policy. To be fair I don't think too
many people outside of the orbit of
Jeremy Corbyn momentum and Nigel
Farage rather bizarre bedfellows
would necessarily take any issue
with what Boris Johnson here has
that. I think this would probably be
one of those statements which the
vast majority of people up and down
the country here is active of their
political perspective would agree
with. It does seem that way, but the
one thing you got to remember with
Russia is if you are shaking sticks
they've got the bigger stick, and
therein lies... How far can Britain
go with this very dangerous bear in
I want to, if I may add
two words. Global support. The FT
refers to that and that joint
communique yesterday of Germany, the
US and France is very important and
of course what the government,
ministers have been doing in the UN,
British ambassador and the support
of the US ambassador, that has all
been extremely important at the UN
and also Neto. And there are clearly
more sanctions up Theresa May's
sleep and also we will see what the
global support -- sleeve. These are
very good intention and words and
beginning of actions, but let's see
what the Russian response is. This
could ratchet up so quickly.
look at the daily Mail. A betrayal
beyond belief. This is following the
trial of the man Essonne -- I'm
guilty of attempted murder after
setting up that device on the tube
train at person screen. We now know
that he was part of the prevent
programme which is supposed to be...
The radicalising people. Yes, the
evidence that came out in court was
that he told officials when he
arrived in the UK two years ago that
he had been kidnapped by Isis and
trained to kill by them. Even
claimed in court that actually it
was a fabrication he concocted to
persuade them that he needed to be
given asylum. The issue here is what
messages were passed on to the home
office, the police, to the security
services about this man who quite
clearly, and a guilty verdict of the
court which did not take very long,
there is with judgement, he was
planning mass murder. It's as simple
as that. He put a bomb on a train
which was a commuter train in
rush-hour with as I know young
children going to school, people
going to work, indiscriminate murder
it was on his mind. And he somehow
slipped through the net. It's a
legitimate question, you hear that
his foster parents knew nothing.
These are foster parents who had
taken in dozens and dozens of
children over the years.
are asking for donations because
they must be devastated. That bomb
was made in their kitchen -- they
are asking for explanations.
have this raid Saturday morning at
their house and they had no
understanding what was going on.
Armed police turning up at your
He was busy at Dover
about to be arrested unbeknownst to
him and the foster parents were in
the house and the police did not
know so they went the full scale of
getting mornings outside. There he
It raises a
lot of questions about the merits
and pitfalls of the prevent
programme, but as many commentators
have said to us tonight it requires
that individual to want to change,
to want to turn away from whatever
attempts to brainwash them and be
neighborly them have gone ahead. We
are struggling a little bit, let me
tell you. The reason you are looking
at me rather than our gorgeous cast
is that both of the screens are
playing up and is not very nice for
you to look at I'm afraid. Sorry
about that. Try not to look at it
too much. I will stick to the
neighbours if we can. If I could
check the timing from you in the
gallery. Seven minutes, OK. Let's
move on and look at the express.
Page number two. We will not check
the Lloris at Dover says Grayling.
This will come as a bit of a shock
to the EU 27 that that after Brexit,
just come in, go out. There'll be no
there'll be no checks.
is extraordinary. I watched your
It seems that the transport
Secretary Chris Grayling have said
that we do not check the Lloris now,
we will not check them in Dover in
the future. I'm clear it cannot
happen. We will maintain a
free-flowing border at Dover. That
sounds like an invitation to put
anything on the loris. You don't
just have nice people watching
television. What happened to take
back control. This is quite
extraordinary. Is he saying this is
just from the British side which I
think is what he's saying, because
on the French side, this is the
beginning of the rest of the EE you
and the point is once you are in the
EU and that is which occurs many
things Britain was not in, the euro,
Britain is not in. Once the problem
the French will have to carry these
checks out. That has an economic
impact, and it's incredibly complex
to set up.
Politically when it
looked like it is France's problem
now. The mainland Europe's problem
The thing is, something I read
today and I believe it was confirmed
by the Department of transport that
it would appear that post Brexit
British driving licenses will not be
valid in the European Union and one
presumes vice versa. Unless there is
a special permit. If you cannot
legally drive in the UK, if this
does happen and come to pass, you
will have to show that permit. is a
border check. There'll have to be
some of checking. -- some degree of
Someone said this is not
true. There are checks, so I think
that the Union for the people who do
actually checked lorries are going
you don't even know what's going on
at the border and you are the
transport secretary. Actually this
shows the huge complexity of this
and as for the frictionless border
on Northern Ireland, that ain't
No, it is not. The daily
telegraph older workers face a tax
hikes to boost NHS funding. Is this
a bit of a retread of their old
national insurance increased which
were moved in and dropped?
morning I read this addition there
would be a 1% potential increase in
the national insurance to pay for
extra spending in the health
service. Clearly there are different
views within cabinet because this is
another proposal suggesting that the
burden of this extra money should
come from older workers,
particularly it says here pensioners
working past 65. They should not
have to pay, contributions,
obviously they don't at this
juncture. And it will raise £2
billion per year. Of course the
Brexit argument about 350 million
per week which obviously we know
they have shied away from even
though it was on a very nice, shiny
bus, is an expectation of many that
voted for Brexit that there would be
additional funding and there's this
argument of how will we find this
funding and you are the easiest
target? The older, more wealthy
workers. They thought that was a
brilliant idea when he came to think
in the social cost that is in the
manifesto. That was a disaster.
will not be long before someone
claims age discrimination if they go
ahead with this.
Absolutely. That is
not sound like a viable plan, plus
if one looks at the average age of a
conservative voter, talk about
shooting yourself in the foot.
was the problem last time.
manifesto is the same.
the telegraph, let's look at a photo
on the front page, strong and cradle
it says. Theresa May holding a baby.
Which used to be standard fare for
politicians around election time but
I don't remember seeing Theresa
Because as Andrea Leadsom
rather carelessly shall we say put
out, Theresa May has not had
children of her own so therefore she
is the age of having grandchildren
and she has not got them for that
very reason so it's an image we have
not seen at any point before. Maybe
we happen to us on secretary but I
cannot remember because it was not
literally then so you are not
looking for it.
A lovely picture.
The baby is only six days old, a
fine head of hair for a tiny baby.
That is one for the family album,
taking in walking them. Very sweet.
Quite extraordinary when you think
Sharon national Security Council on
Monday for two hours, going to the
house making a statement and
answering questions, Tuesday
ultimatum for the Russians, all that
planning, Wednesday morning another
one hour or more with the Attorney
General, defence minister, foreign
Secretary, all of that going on, go
back to the not sanctions,
unannounced visit to Salisbury,
This is a
tonic, holding a baby.
I think so.
She was genuinely engaged.
to the jam on cream debate. The
Queen settled in for us. How so?
think there are two scones, some
I don't know. I
have to admit, maybe from my Irish
grandmother, I put the cream,
Wrong, wrong, wrong.
Will you tell us which way? She does
not look like she is improving. It
looks like a Photoshop picture.
clearly have blue blood somewhere in
my DNA because I like her Majesty
appear to have preferred jam first
then green. This appears to be
officially the Royal way. We should
all know this and take it to heart.
Many are judging it Bia-Bi
expression captured on this
photograph. It looks like she is
going with -- by the expression
captured on the photograph. It
looked like she likes the jam first
and then the cream.
Isn't there a
saying something about liking
doorjamb? It is probably your cake
and eat it.
It could be a French
expression we are not familiar with.
Anyway the Queen settled it but it
will not be settled. It will come
back again to that age-old question.
Andrew on Twitter wondered how far
Martin's conveyer belt of papers
would reach tonight. I will start
marking it like a long jump pit. I
think that if a record.
chocolate for us tonight so she
went. -- so she wins.
That's it for The Papers tonight.
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Of course it is French chocolate.
What other kind would you bring?
Thank you, Martin and Benedicte.
See you later.