The Times – Biden accuses PM of ‘inflaming’ Irish tension
Summary of Today's Paper
Biden accuses Johnson of ‘inflaming’ Irish tension
The Times leads with its report US President Joe Biden ordered officials to issue Boris Johnson with a diplomatic rebuke – something rarely exchanged between allies – for “inflaming” tensions amid the row over part of the Brexit deal called the Northern Ireland protocol.
The front splash main picture is of President Biden and First Lady Dr Jill Biden as they arrived in the UK.
Further, the paper reports that even if the lockdown easing on 21 June is delayed – unlimited numbers will be allowed at weddings.
The Times says seventy per cent of adults need to have had both doses of the vaccine for Boris Johnson to lift Covid restrictions on July 19
The Times says tens of thousands of Europeans face having their benefits cut off as they haven’t applied for a new post-Brexit residency scheme.
The Times says fewer than one in 200 people from countries on the UK’s amber list is testing positive for covid when they return
The Times says the Liberal Democrats have pulled off a stunning upset in the Chesham and Amersham by-election winning the seat which had been a Conservative stronghold since its creation in 1974.
The Times says the husband of a British mother has confessed to killing her at their Athens home in a fit of rage after she threatened to leave him
The Times says the Tartan Army descends on London today to meet the auld enemy amid criticism that there are no fan zones for them.