Calls for Britons to begin preparing for Brexit and for a posthumous knighthood for Jack Charlton lead the nation’s papers.
The Daily Express reports the Government is set to launch a £93 million “publicity blitz” to call on UK citizens and businesses to commence necessary preparations for the nation’s exit from the bloc at the end of the year.
— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) July 12, 2020
Staying with Brexit, The Times says part of Britain’s transition from the EU will include a rise in insurance costs for holidays to the continent.
The Times 13/07/20 Abinger Hammer Cricket Club play Worplesdon & Burpham cricket club, Surrey. Recreational cricket in England resumes today Saturday 11th July. Photo : John Walton/PA #tomorrowspaperstoday #thetimes #buyapaper @thetimes pic.twitter.com/dDqspxQupq
— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) July 12, 2020
Meanwhile The Daily Telegraph reports Britain’s new immigration rules will include bans on foreign criminals who have been sentenced to more than a year in jail.
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) July 12, 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing plans to “withhold power to control state aid from the UK’s devolved nations” after Brexit, according to the Financial Times.
— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) July 12, 2020
Elsewhere, the i leads with a story on peers challenging ministers to ban outdoor smoking in exchange for the ability to serve “pavement drinks”.
— i newspaper (@theipaper) July 12, 2020
The Guardian says councils across Britain are set to “lose millions” from virus-hit commercial investments.
Guardian front page, Monday 13 July 2020: Councils lose millions after virus hits investments pic.twitter.com/iyimFOS8Ku
— The Guardian (@guardian) July 12, 2020
The Metro reports confusion over the Government’s rules on masks is “risking both lives and the economy”.
— Metro Newspaper UK (@MetroUKNews) July 12, 2020
The Daily Mirror leads with Jack Charlton’s brother Tommy calling for the England World Cup winner to be knighted, following his death on Friday.
— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) July 12, 2020
A fixer for the Chinese government “has been pictured with five British prime ministers”, according to the Daily Mail.
— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) July 12, 2020
The Independent says the British ambassador to the US has launched an official complaint over the arrest of one of the paper’s journalists while covering protests in Seattle.
— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) July 12, 2020
And the Daily Star leads with Todd Grimshaw set to return to Coronation Street, though actor Bruno Langley will not reprise the role after being “axed over two sex attacks”.