A car crash involving the Duke of Edinburgh and Brexit negotiations in Parliament make headlines on Friday.
Philip, 97, was driving a Land Rover when the accident involving a Kia happened near the Queen’s Sandringham Estate on Thursday afternoon.
The Daily Mirror reports comments that the Queen’s husband is “lucky to be alive”.
— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) January 17, 2019
The Daily Mail says Philip had a “miracle escape” as he was unhurt in the incident.
— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) January 17, 2019
A witness described the scene as “frightening”, The Sun says.
— The Sun (@TheSun) January 17, 2019
The duke was breath tested for alcohol by police after the crash, the Metro reports.
— Metro Newspaper UK (@MetroUKNews) January 17, 2019
On to Brexit, and the Daily Telegraph says Theresa May faces mass Cabinet resignations unless she allows ministers to stop a no-deal Brexit.
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) January 17, 2019
Meanwhile Jeremy Corbyn could face a large shadow cabinet walkout if he backs a second referendum, The Guardian reports.
Guardian front page, Friday 18 January 2019: Corbyn faces threat of revolt if he seeks new referendum pic.twitter.com/7HfdKwyIBC
— The Guardian (@guardian) January 17, 2019
The i says the Labour Party is divided over a ‘Plan B’ for Brexit.
Friday's front page of i
Labour torn over Plan BCorbyn clashes with senior MPs after he asks them to snub MayPM's talks turn sour on day one#buyapaper#tomorrowspaperstoday#skypapers#bbcpapers#brexit#BrexitDeal#PrincePhilip@jeremycorbyn@EnglandRugby@wallacemepic.twitter.com/thNoUVZXIo
— Oly Duff (@olyduff) January 17, 2019
In other news, The Times says Commons Speaker John Bercow could be blocked from becoming a Lord due to allegations of bias over the Brexit debate.
— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) January 17, 2019
The Financial Times reports on Hitachi’s decision to suspend the building of a multibillion-pound nuclear power station in North Wales.