What the papers say – June 18

The push to reopen schools and the potential benefits of vitamin D for Covid-19 sufferers are among an array of topics on the nation’s front pages.

The Times says a group of more than 1,600 paediatricians have demanded that schools reopen, warning longer closure will risk “scarring the life chances” of a generation.

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The Daily Mirror echoes that theme with its own campaign to have schools open their doors again.

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And The Daily Telegraph also looks at youth, with a warning from the Prince of Wales about the “devastation” young people face through unemployment due to the coronavirus.

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The Daily Mail leads with a story saying vitamin D is the “new hope” in the battle against the coronavirus.

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The Independent says the NHS tracing app “may not be ready until winter”.

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And the Daily Star says hairdressers have been ordered to work without chatter as part of efforts to contain the coronavirus.

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Meanwhile, Metro shines a light on the £1 million paint job for Boris Johnson’s official jet.

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The Guardian leads on the likely removal of a Cecil Rhodes statue at Oxford.

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The Daily Express says there is “fury” over Government plans to cut scrap the triple lock guarantee on pensions, a story also featuring on the i.

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And the Financial Times reports the United States has scuppered plans for a global digital tax.

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