Newspaper headlines: University ‘crackdown’ and a coffee cup levy



Newspaper headlines: University ‘crackdown’ and a coffee cup levy


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School students are facing a “crackdown on easy uni offers”, according to the i. The story refers to the rising trend in unconditional offers from universities. The trend has apparently led “too many sixth-formers” to quit school before finishing their final year, and the paper says universities will now be “ordered” to cut the back on the practice.

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The “huge public demand” for a tax on disposable coffee cups has been heard by the government, says the Daily Mail. The paper says ministers are ready to bring in the so-called “latte levy” with the public keen for “radical action on waste”.

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The Duchess of Sussex’s father, Thomas Markle, has spoken to the Sun. Mr Markle has told the paper the Royal Family are “like Scientologists” because of their “secrecy”. Mr Markle has recently complained of a lack of contact with his daughter.

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People seeking asylum in the UK are being made to wait decades for Home Office decisions, according to the Guardian. The paper, which also has an interview with BBC presenter Mishal Husain, says it has discovered at least 17 people from last year who waited 15 years or more to hear back about their asylum claim.

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The Daily Telegraph leads on an accusation of anti-Semitism against Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Prof Shaun Ladany – a survivor of the Munich Olympics terror attack – said that Mr Corbyn’s decision to go to a graveyard where four men linked to the Munich attack are buried “implied that he admires them”.

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“Junk food” is to blame for a “shocking rise” in child diabetes, according to the Daily Express. The paper quotes a report from “doctors”, which says the number of children with Type 2 diabetes has risen 40% in four years.

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The Financial Times leads on President Donald Trump calling for the Securities and Exchange Commission to scrap quarterly reports for businesses, arguing that they encourage “short-termism”. The paper also features on its front page the news that the value of shares in car company Tesla dropped sharply on Friday.

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The Daily Star leads on quotes from adult actress Stormy Daniels, who has claimed the US president “chased her about” a hotel room “like Benny Hill”.

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Stormy Daniels is also on the front page of the Daily Mirror. The paper carries quotes from her mother, who describes her daughter as “a nightmare who has had six husbands”. The Mirror’s front page also features a report that the man jailed for an acid attack on TV presenter Katie Piper could soon be freed.

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