The Front Pages

Thursday 23rd January 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus dominates headlines in today’s papers, with “World war flu” written across the The Sun’s front page. Other leading stories include Amazon’s Chief Exec Jeff Bezos’ dealings with the Saudis over hacking claims, Boris Johnson commits to cut taxes for workers and on a lighter note, Greta Thunberg talks to Prince Charles, as he unveils his climate crisis plan.

Today's top stories as selected Newsworks' Hannah Ohm Thomas:

  • The i writes about Public Health Englands’ response to the coronavirus outbreak, as British airports begin to screen passengers arriving to the UK from the Chinese region at the centre of the outbreak.
  • In the Daily Mirror, Kate Middleton spoke candidly at a children’s centre in Cardiff yesterday about her feeling “isolated” after having Prince George, while Prince William worked night shifts.  
  • From one popular story to another, The Times writes about the government’s proposal to introduce a green levy on air travel that can help fund a 100 million trees a year in Britain.

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