Metro - Back from death row 

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Metro - Back from death row 
The Metro

Metro – Back from death row 

“Back from death row” is the headline in the Metro, reporting on the release of five British people who faced execution in Ukraine after being capture by Russia. The paper says the men were freed after Saudi Arabia helped negotiate a prisoner swap with between Moscow and Kyiv.

Metro - Russians see red at Vlad 
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Metro – Russians see red at Vlad

More than 1,300 Russians have been arrested in anti-war protests after Vladimir Putin announced reservists would be sent to fight in Ukraine.

Under the headline “Russians see red at Vlad”, the Metro reports on the outbreak of protest in Russia following Mr Putin’s announcement. The paper says more than 1,300 people have been arrested in at least 38 cities, with some heard to shout “no war” and “send Putin to the trenches”.

Metro - Return to Balmoral 
The Metro

Metro – Return to Balmoral

Metro leads with the King’s return to Balmoral, following the state funeral of his mother, the Queen earlier this week. He has travelled to the Scottish estate where his mother died 12 days ago with his wife Camilla, the Queen Consort, for a week of royal mourning where all official engagements have been cancelled, the paper says.

Metro - The Queen’s state funeral
The Metro

Metro – The Queen’s state funeral

The Metro’s wrap features two images, with front showing the King and Prince William walking behind the Queen’s flower-strewn hearse. The second shows the procession as it enters Windsor Castle, with hundreds gathered on both sides of the town’s Long Walk to watch her “journey’s end”.

Liz Truss admits UK trade deal with US is not on the agenda
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Liz Truss admits UK trade deal with US is not on the agenda

Financial Times says Liz Truss has admitted that a UK-US trade deal, long seen as one of the biggest prizes of Brexit, is not on the horizon, as she arrived in New York on her first overseas trip as prime minister.

Metro - Thankyou Ma'am 
The Metro

Metro – Thankyou Ma’am 

The Metro has a simple but striking front page, depicting the Queen in her younger years alongside the words: “Thank you Ma’am”.

Metro - Don’t cry… you’ll start me off
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Metro – Don’t cry… you’ll start me off 

The paper dedicates its entire front page to the Prince and Princess of Wales as they met crowds and read tributes at the Queen’s Norfolk home at Sandringham House on Thursday. Prince William gave a heartfelt admission that walking behind the Queen’s coffin on Wednesday brought back childhood memories of the funeral of his own mother, Princess Diana, who died when he was only 15.

Metro - Our jewel, her crown
The Metro

Metro – Our jewel, her crown

The Metro takes a slightly different approach to the royal coverage with a front page story exploring the Queen’s crown on top of her coffin. The purple Imperial State Crown seen on the coffin in the pictures is different to the Crown of Scotland, which was placed on Her Majesty’s coffin while in Edinburgh.