Today’s news summary – Paper Talk
Coverage of the English Channel migrant situation continues to dominate the front pages. Also sharing the front splash is reports on the tightening of travel restrictions following the discovery of a new Covid variant. Taking up The Sun’s entire front page and featuring on several other papers is the latest news from TV show I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here.
According to The Sun, I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here bosses fear there could be an exodus after TV presenter Richard Madeley was forced to leave the show.
British troops will be sent to patrol beaches in France in a joint effort to tackle migrant crossings, according to the Daily Express.
The Daily Mirror leads with an image of a makeshift boat that takes migrants across the Channel.
The Guardian writes that six countries in southern Africa have been placed on England’s red travel list over concern on what is feared to be the worst coronavirus variant yet identified.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has rejected pleas to provide safe routes for refugees to reach the UK from continental Europe, The Independent writes.
Just over a day after migrants drowned in the Channel, the Metro leads on more asylum seekers trying to make the dangerous journey for a “better life” in the UK.