The New Year’s Eve papers focus on Andrew after Ghislaine Maxwell’s guilty verdict on Wednesday.
这 每日邮件, 这 i 和 The Daily Telegraph all lead with comments from Lisa Bloom, a lawyer representing 杰弗里爱泼斯坦 受害者, that the duke should be “quaking in his boots”.
这 Daily Express reports the 王子 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.
这 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”.
这 金融时报 reports Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be cleared of breaking the ministerial code over a loan used to redecorate his flat.
时代 leads with comments from the head of NHS Providers Chris Hopson that there is no need for more restrictions despite rising hospitalisations. 但 独立 reports the NHS is also warning admissions will continue to rise for at least another ten days.
守护者 features a British Medical Association warning that NHS workers are not being properly prioritised for Covid tests amid the lack of supply. And the Daily Star reports some lateral flow kits are selling for as much as £210.