Today’s news summary – Paper Talk
Thursday’s front pages cover the first day of the sentencing of Wayne Couzens – the Met police officer who kidnapped, raped and killed Sarah Everard. Harrowing details were released in court yesterday as well as victim impact statements from Sarah’s family.
The Guardian leads on the Sarah Everard murder, reporting how Wayne Couzens used his handcuffs and ID to kidnap his victim.
Sarah Everard’s mother is “tormented” by thoughts of what her daughter endured before she was murdered, the Daily Express reports.
The Times also reports on how Sarah Everard’s parents confronted killer Wayne Couzens during his sentencing at the Old Bailey.
The Sun leads on how Sarah Everard didn’t stand a chance after being tricked into Wayne Couzens’ car.
The Daily Star warns how the planet is doomed if we are attacked by UFOs, according to the world’s top alien hunter.
The Daily Mirror reports on how Sarah Everard’s parents forced her killer to look them in the eye as they described their grief in court.
The Daily Mail leads on Sarah Everard’s heartbroken mother confronting Wayne Couzens at his sentencing hearing at the Old Bailey.
The i newspaper reports that women are losing trust in the police in the wake of the Sarah Everard murder – as Metropolitan Police commissioner Dame Cressida Dick is urged to improve safety on the streets.
Wayne Couzens exploited his influence as a serving police officer to falsely arrest Sarah Everard before kidnapping, raping and strangling her, The Daily Telegraph reports.
The Metro reports on the haunting dashcam footage taken seconds before Sarah Everard was handcuffed and abducted by killer police officer, Wayne Couzens.
The Financial Times leads on how ministers are set to outline plans to shift green surcharges from household electricity bills onto gas bills to push customers towards lower carbon alternatives.