Merk argiewe: koerante Desember

Wat die koerante sê – Desember 31

Wat die koerante sê – Desember 31
The New Year’s Eve papers focus on Andrew after Ghislaine Maxwell’s guilty verdict on Wednesday.

The front pages report mounting pressure on the Duke of York while a shortage of Covid tests continue to cause problems.

Die Daaglikse pos, die i en The Daily Telegraph all lead with comments from Lisa Bloom, a lawyer representing Jeffrey Epstein slagoffers, that the duke should be “quaking in his boots”.

Die Daily Express reports the Prins is worried about damage to the monarchy and has told friends he wants to “protect the Queen” by stopping the civil case from being heard.

Die Daily Mirror quotes former Epstein butler Juan Alessi – who testified in the Maxwell trial – as saying Andrew should speak to the FBI “if nothing else to clear himself”.

Die Financial Times reports Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be cleared of breaking the ministerial code over a loan used to redecorate his flat.

Die tye leads with comments from the head of NHS Providers Chris Hopson that there is no need for more restrictions despite rising hospitalisations. Maar Die Onafhanklike reports the NHS is also warning admissions will continue to rise for at least another ten days.

Die voog features a British Medical Association warning that NHS workers are not being properly prioritised for Covid tests amid the lack of supply. En die Daily Star reports some lateral flow kits are selling for as much as £210.