What the papers say – November 28
The Government’s continuing battles over pandemic measures and revelations about Rishi Sunak’s family fortune are splashed across the nation’s front pages.
The Daily Mail carries warnings from Government officials that almost the entire country could be banned from socialising indoors until Easter due to the pandemic – news that has led Tory MPs to “rage” against the tier system.
But Michael Gove has called on rebel MPs to support the Government’s measures or risk the disease swamping the NHS, according to The Times.
Meanwhile, The Guardian says it has discovered questions relating to Rishi Sunak’s family’s fortune, with a “huge number” of shares not declared in the Chancellor’s ministerial register.
Elsewhere, The Daily Telegraph warns of chaos on the railways at Christmas time unless urgent action is taken.
Sir Phillip Green’s Arcadia empire is on the brink of collapse, according to The Financial Times and the i.
And the Daily Mirror splashes on the Arcadia boss enjoying a lavish Christmas break despite the fact 15,000 of his staff face losing their jobs.
The Queen has a plan to celebrate Christmas at her traditional location of Sandringham after all, instead of the Covid-related proposal to gather at Windsor Castle, according to the Daily Express.
The Sun splashes on the latest developments in the Coleen Rooney-Rebekah Vardy spat.
And the Daily Star leads on the BBC banning an allegedly insensitive joke made by Jack Whitehall.