Today's news summary - Paper Talk

Today's news summary - Paper Talk

Today’s news summary – Paper Talk

Tuesday’s front pages are heavily dominated by the ongoing Afghanistan crisis, as the final flights carrying US troops leave Kabul. 

It marks the end of an almost 20-year war. 

………………………

Tuesday’s front pages

The Daily Mail says the last US flights “slipped out” of the country leaving citizens and allies behind.

The Guardian says there was “chaos”, while the i and the Daily Mirror describe the Taliban in Kabul celebrating with gunfire and fireworks.

The head of the RAF has told the Daily Telegraph they are ready to launch fresh strikes against the Islamic State group in Afghanistan.

The Times reports that the special relationship between the UK and America is under strain.

The front page of the Sun has what it calls a “chillingly symbolic” photograph of Taliban militants posing with their weapons at a table in.

The USA media covers the story as follows, USA Today sums up the latest developments with the headline “retreat complete”. The New York Times says the last American flight from Afghanistan has left behind a “host of unfulfilled promises” and “anxious questions” about the country’s future.

………………………

Other stories covered on the UK front pages include The Financial Times reported the surge in Covid cases and hospitalisations in the US has prompted the EU to warn about travel restrictions.

Disposable nappies could be the next single-use plastic item to be targeted by the government, according to the Daily Mail.

Stephen Fry has written in the Daily Telegraph about an appeal by the charity Mind for new mental health walk-in centres to be created for 11 to 25-year-olds.


The Front Splash

The i – ‘Fury and fear as last flight leaves Kabul’

The Guardian – ‘Chaos as last US flight leaves Kabul’

The Metro – ‘Last flight leaves Kabul’

Daily Mirror – ‘Travel boost as bookings boom’

The Daily Mail – ‘Parents face new nappy tax’

The Sun – ‘We’re in charge now’

 

"We're in charge now", is the headline for the Sun alongside a picture of Taliban militants posing with their weapons
“We’re in charge now”, is the headline for the Sun alongside a picture of Taliban militants posing with their weapons
ThThe Guardian - 'Chaos and bloodshed as last US flight leaves Kabul’e Metro - ‘Last flight leaves Kabul’
The Guardian – ‘Chaos and bloodshed as last US flight leaves Kabul’
The i - ‘Fury and fear as last flight leaves Kabul’
The i – ‘Fury and fear as last flight leaves Kabul’
The Metro - ‘Last flight leaves Kabul’
The Metro – ‘Last flight leaves Kabul’
Daily Mirror - ‘Tourist industry boost as bookings boom’
Daily Mirror – ‘Tourist industry boost as bookings boom’
The Daily Mail - ‘Parents face new nappy tax’
The Daily Mail – ‘Parents face new nappy tax’

.……………..

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND SHARE WTX NEWS WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY:

FacebookPlease like our page

Twitter Twitter updates available in English and Arabic. Please follow us and we would love to hear from you

Instagram – Follow our pages in English and Arabic

Leave a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.