What the papers say – September 13

Britain’s national newspapers have all led on different things on Friday, ranging from comparatively minor developments on Brexit, to a an expected warming up of the weather this weekend.

The Times reports on Prime Minister Boris Johnson being offered “a lifeline” in that the Democratic Unionist Party has said it would abide by some EU rules post-Brexit.

The Guardian leads with outgoing Tory speaker John Bercow vowing to stop Mr Johnson breaking the law by taking Britain out of the EU without a deal on October 31.

And The Independent carries an exclusive report that the EU is about to express its “grave concern” about the worsening of an already hostile environment for EU citizens in the UK ahead of Brexit, and on Mr Johnson denying he lied to the Queen.

Meanwhile, The Daily Telegraph leads on a reported plan by the Labour Party to launch a tax raid against private schools if elected to govern.

And the Daily Express reports on a warning from Mr Johnson that Labour would “clobber hard-working people” with tax hikes.

The Daily Mail says young women in Britain are rejecting the idea of marriage.

The Daily Mirror has a story that crime gangs are burning fires and “destroying the Earth’s lungs”.

The Sun says British Airways pilots are planning a 10-day strike in November.

The i says the NHS will be hit with an interest bill of £600 million.

Metro leads with the death of baby Zakari Bennett-Eko, who was allegedly thrown off a bridge into a river.

The Financial Times reports on the European Central Bank’s new economic stimulus package.

And the Daily Star leads on temperatures being set to rise in Britain this weekend.

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