The continuing fallout from the European elections – as well as the unfolding race to become the next Prime Minister – make the headlines at the start of the working week.
The Times leads with a picture of a jubilant Nigel Farage after the Brexit Party’s performance at the ballot box, reporting that contenders for the Conservative leadership have “embraced a no-deal Brexit to see off the threat” of the former Ukip leader.
The Times 28/5/2019Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage speaks to the media during a press conference 27/5/2019. They scored a resounding win in the EU elections, winning at least 32 percent of the vote. Photo : Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPAfirstname.lastname@example.org/jPKlmOtWVN
— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) May 27, 2019
However, the DailyTelegraph leads with comments made by Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, who said it would be “political suicide” to push for a hard exit from the European Union.
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) May 27, 2019
The FinancialTimes says both the Conservative and Labour parties are “rushing to revise their Brexit stance” after the vote on Thursday.
— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) May 27, 2019
The Guardian focuses on the Labour side of the debate, with leader Jeremy Corbyn pledging to support a second referendum on a Brexit deal.
The Guardian front page, Tuesday 28 May 2019: Brexit deal must be put to public vote, says Corbyn pic.twitter.com/0m0rqOR1dV
— The Guardian (@guardian) May 27, 2019
But The Independent reports that senior Labour party figures are “at odds” with Mr Corbyn over a second referendum.
— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) May 27, 2019
The DailyMail writes that Mr Corbyn is “close to surrender” to backing a second referendum.
— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) May 27, 2019
The Metro says that Mr Farage has his sights on Westminster – with the Brexit Party leader saying he could win a general election.
— Metro Newspaper UK (@MetroUKNews) May 27, 2019
The i carries a similar tale, reporting Mr Farage saying he does not trust the Conservatives to deliver Brexit.
— i newspaper (@theipaper) May 27, 2019
The DailyMirror writes about the “Euro elections fallout”, saying that the Conservative leadership contest has taken a “lurch to the right”.
— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) May 27, 2019
The Sun says there is panic after the “rout” at the ballot box.
— The Sun (@TheSun) May 27, 2019
The DailyExpress writes that Conservative leadership candidates are taking part in a “scramble to make promises on us quitting the EU”.
Tomorrow's @Daily_Express#frontpages– Battle to get Brexit sorted– #Mastechef 's #GreggWallace on why he was scared to be a dad at 54– Victory in fight to halt care home abuse #tomorrowspaperstodaypic.twitter.com/BK3PkCQABa
— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) May 27, 2019
And the Daily Star reports a schoolboy awoke from a coma after his mother sprayed his favourite deodorant.
Tomorrow's @Daily_Star#frontpages– The Lynx effect: Lad brought out of coma by smell of fave deodorant– #LoveIsland is back and uneven better– Prince William loving #AstonVilla promotion– @AleshaOfficial 's second baby is on the way #tomorrowspaperstodaypic.twitter.com/IALfMuwg40
— Daily Star (@Daily_Star) May 27, 2019