What the papers say – January 7

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Violent demonstrators storming the US Capitol and interrupting politicians’ formal approval of Joe Biden’s presidential election win dominates Thursday’s front pages.

Metro calls it “Anarchy in the US”, in a story also covered by the Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph as “Democracy under siege”, and The Guardian.

The i says Donald Trump incited protesters by instructing them: “We will never concede”, which The Independent calls an “Assault on democracy”.

The Times, the Daily Mail and the Daily Mirror promise millions more doses of coronavirus vaccinations, with the latter saying the “historic push” promises “a force for good”.

The Daily Express says regarding the vaccination drive that “The big push starts today” and The Sun implores members of the public to “roll your sleeves up”.

And adding a degree of positivity, the Daily Star uses the headlines “The clap’s back” as it says members of the public are being asked to congratulate NHS workers.

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