What the papers say – January 17

What the papers say – January 17
A besieged Prime Minister and a conclusion to Novak Djokovic’s time in Australia are splashed across the front pages.

Boris Johnson’s efforts to “save his own skin” as the heat increases over Downing Street parties dominate the national papers as the working week begins.

The Daily Telegraph reports the 总理 was questioned by senior civil servant Sue Gray as part of her investigation into “partygate”.

Boris Johnson is set to “axe” senior officials “as he tries to save his own skin”, 根据 Daily Mirror.

Labour are quoted on the front of 守护者 accusing the PM of targeting the BBC in a desperate attempt to save his own premiership.

Daily Express refers to Mr Johnson’s allies as saying he will fight tooth and nail to save his political future with a blitz of popular policies.

Tory MPs, including former Conservative leader Sir Iain Duncan Smith call in the 每日邮件 for Sir Keir Starmer to apologise for drinking with colleagues in a Labour office in April.

时代 says the PM will call in the military to stem the flow of migrant boats crossing the Channel, 尽管 独立 reports child refugees are being forced to share rooms and even beds with adult strangers due to increased numbers.

Tobias Ellwood, Tory chairman of the Commons defence committee, is quoted by i as saying Mr Johnson announcing initiatives and potentially sacking staff “will not be enough to repair trust with Parliament and the nation”.

同时, 太阳 reports the Queen will not help the the Duke of Sussex as he attempts to arrange police protection while in the UK, in a story also covered by the Daily Star.

World number one men’s tennis player 诺瓦克·德约科维奇 has been deported from 澳大利亚 and branded an “icon of anti-vaxxers”, 根据 地铁.

And the 金融时报 says pharmaceutical firms GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer are holding out for a £60 billion bid from Unilever for their consumer healthcare joint venture.