The New Year’s Eve papers focus on Andrew after Ghislaine Maxwell’s guilty verdict on Wednesday.
O Correio diário, a i e The Daily Telegraph all lead with comments from Lisa Bloom, a lawyer representing Jeffrey Epstein vítimas, that the duke should be “quaking in his boots”.
O Daily Express relata o Principe 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.
O Espelho diário 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”.
O Financial Times reports Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be cleared of breaking the ministerial code over a loan used to redecorate his flat.
Os tempos leads with comments from the head of NHS Providers Chris Hopson that there is no need for more restrictions despite rising hospitalisations. Mas O Independente reports the NHS is also warning admissions will continue to rise for at least another ten days.
O guardião features a British Medical Association warning that NHS workers are not being properly prioritised for Covid tests amid the lack of supply. E a Daily Star reports some lateral flow kits are selling for as much as £210.