What the papers say – July 25
The beginning of Boris Johnson’s premiership makes the majority of front pages on Thursday, with the recent hot spell also making an appearance.
The Times carries the headline “Johnson’s afternoon of cabinet carnage”, saying that 17 people from the May ministry were shown the door as a new tenant entered Number 10.
The Daily Telegraph calls Mr Johnson’s ministerial movement “the biggest Cabinet cull in 60 years”, carrying the quote: “The people who bet against Britain are going to lose their shirts”.
The Guardian calls Mr Johnson’s actions “ruthless”, adding that the new Prime Minister vowed to defy “doubters and doomsters”.
While the Financial Times calls the new-look Cabinet “hardcore”.
“All guns blazing”, reads the headline in the Daily Mail, calling the new Prime Minister “barnstorming Boris”.
While the i claims the Brexiteers have “taken over” and the Independent refers to the new Government has “Boris’s Brexit Party”.
The Metro features a picture of Mr Johnson waving outside Number 10, saying that he “wielded the axe”.
The Daily Mirror claims that Mr Johnson has already made a “gaffe”, reportedly discussing a private conversation he had held with the Queen.
The Daily Express writes that Mr Johnson “stamps his authority in historic clear-out of Cabinet”.
While the Daily Star focuses on the hot temperatures expected on Thursday.