Newspaper headlines: 'Fergie time' in Windsor and 'that kiss'


Newspaper headlines: ‘Fergie time’ in Windsor and ‘that kiss’


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Princess Eugenie married her long-term partner Jack Brooksbank at Windsor Castle on Friday and a picture of them outside St George’s Chapel dominates the Daily Mail’s front page. While the event may not have drawn the crowds seen at the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s wedding, the paper says there is “nothing second best about that kiss”.

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“Fergie time” is the headline on the front page of the Sun. The paper says the Duchess of York, much like Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United teams used to do, left it late on Friday. Fergie, the paper reports, was six minutes late to her daughter’s wedding and almost upstaged “Eugenie’s big day”.

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Like the Mail, the Daily Express leads on the picture of the new couple kissing after their wedding ceremony. The paper says Eugenie paid tribute to NHS staff who performed a “life changing operation” on her when she was a child to correct her curved spine.

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The happy couple also feature on the front page of the Daily Telegraph, just above a stern-looking Theresa May. The paper says the prime minister is facing “fury” from Brexiteer MPs over the EU’s proposal to extend the transition period until 2021 to help solve the Irish border problems.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond “does not have support in the Commons for a tax-raising budget”, reports the Times, which also carries on its front page a picture of the smiling Princess Eugenie. Mr Hammond is expected to raise various taxes in the upcoming budget and has, in particular, described certain pension tax breaks as “eye-wateringly expensive”.

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A landmark ruling means fracking is set to resume in the UK for the first time since 2011, reports the i. The process, which sees liquid pumped at high pressure deep underground to fracture rock and release gas, has been linked to earthquakes and water pollution.

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The Guardian reports there is a “huge concentration of toxins” around the site of the Grenfell Tower fire. Quoting a study “led by one of the world’s leading toxicology experts”, the paper says “thousands of people” who live or work near the site could face “long-term health implications”.

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The Daily Mirror says “shamed Strictly star” Seann Walsh is pleading with fans to give him “one more cha-chance” after he was seen kissing his married dance partner on the BBC show, Katya Jones. The pair will return to the dance floor – for the first time since the incident – on Saturday night.

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Strictly’s pantomime villains also feature on the front page of the Daily Star, which says comic Seann Walsh will use recent events as material for his upcoming tour.

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Following a tough week for global stock markets, the FT Weekend says strong earnings from banks JP Morgan and Citigroup have provided a “rare glimmer of light”. The paper warns, however, that their performance is unlikely to be indicative of a forthcoming rally in world economy.

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