Troubles within Labour lead many of Friday’s front pages after the publication of a heavily critical investigation into the party’s handling of anti-Semitism.
The Times talks of a “battle for Labour’s soul” after Jeremy Corbyn was suspended from the party in the wake of the report, which says Labour unlawfully discriminated against its Jewish members.
The Times 30/10/20 Vincent Loquès, 54, a lay worker at the Notre Dame basilica in Nice, was one of three people killed by the knifeman. The others were two women aged 44 and 60. #tomorrowspaperstoday #thetimes #buyapaper @thetimes pic.twitter.com/HPJq59bRF9
— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) October 29, 2020
The Daily Telegraph writes about a “civil war” as MPs and party members called for Mr Corbyn to be reinstated.
Tomorrow’s Telegraph front page: “Shaming of Corbyn sparks Labour civil war”#TomorrowsPapersToday
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) October 29, 2020
While The Guardian writes the party has been plunged into “turmoil”.
Guardian front page, Friday 30 October 2020: Labour plunged into crisis after Corbyn suspended pic.twitter.com/pl5c01uduC
— The Guardian (@guardian) October 29, 2020
Metro carries the headline “Corbinned”, the i writes about “civil war” after the damning report, and The Independent says it was a “day of shame” for the opposition.
— Metro Newspaper UK (@MetroUKNews) October 29, 2020
— i newspaper (@theipaper) October 29, 2020
— Thair Shaikh (@ThairShaikh) October 29, 2020
The Daily Mirror says Sir Keir Starmer has pledged a “zero tolerance” approach to anti-Semitism with the suspension of Mr Corbyn “swift and decisive”.
— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) October 29, 2020
While the Daily Mail says Labour “exploded into open warfare over the report.
— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) October 29, 2020
Away from the opposition, and the Daily Express writes about a “market rush for homes”, with buyers looking to exploit the stamp duty holiday.
— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) October 29, 2020
The Financial Times leads with the US election, reporting the fact the country’s economy is growing at its fastest post-war pace will help Donald Trump push his message of recovery.
— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) October 29, 2020
And the Daily Star reports Basil Brush wants to see Marcus Rashford made Prime Minister.