Today’s news summary – Paper Talk
Wednesday’s front pages feature a picture of Boris Johnson with former prime ministers and the Commons speaker at the funeral of the murdered MP Sir David Amess. His recent political difficulties occupy some of the main stories.
Other stories include further warnings over Covid-19 and the royals at war with the BBC. Other stories dominating the paper include local UK crime – including the young married couple found stabbed to death in their Somerset home on Sunday night.
According to The Independent, scientific advisors and experts have warned ministers in England have “lost the message” over COVID-19.
The Daily Mirror leads with the news of Stephen Chapple, 36, and his 33-year-old wife Jennifer, who died at their Somerset home on Sunday night.
The Daily Express leads on the news the widow of PC Andrew Harper has won her fight for all killers of police and other 999 staff to be given automatic life sentences.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have banned the BBC from screening their Christmas carol concert amid anger over a royal documentary, reports The Sun.
According to The Guardian, frustrations are growing in the Treasury at No 10’s handling of major political decisions.
The Metro reports the death of a couple found stabbed at their home at Dragon Rise in Norton Fitzwarren, Somerset. It says their children, aged 5 and 6, slept upstairs during the incident.