UK Newspaper Covers: 14 January 2022

UK Newspaper Covers: 15 January 2022

i weekend

Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss have been “wooing Tory MPs this week” as pressure mounts on Boris Johnson over damaging revelations about lockdown parties at No10, according to the i weekend.

The Guardian

There is mounting fury among grassroots Tories as Downing Street was forced to issue a public apology to the Queen over lockdown parties, reports The Guardian.

The Independent

The Independent leads on the news Boris Johnson is drawing up a list of officials he will ask to offer their resignations over Partygate, in a bid to save his premiership.

The Daily Telegraph

Boris Johnson is set to lift Plan B COVID restrictions as he plots a leadership fightback, according to The Daily Telegraph.

The Sun

Boris Johnson has apologised to the Queen yesterday after aides held a party on the eve of Prince Philip’s funeral, reports The Sun.

The Times

The Times reports Boris Johnson has been warned by cabinet ministers that he is in the “last chance saloon” after Downing Street was forced to apologise to the Queen over new allegations of lockdown parties.

Daily Mirror

The Daily Mirror reports that Downing Street staff held weekly “wine time Fridays” as the nation faced strict lockdown COVID curbs.

Daily Star

The head of the prime minister’s COVID task force has admitted she had a rule-breaking party, leads the Daily Star.

FT Weekend

Boris Johnson’s tenure is hanging on a knife-edge, with cabinet ministers raising doubts he will survive the scandal of Downing Street lockdown parties, reports the FT Weekend.

Daily Express

Boris Johnson is under “immense pressure” to make amends to the Queen over parties thrown at No10 on the eve of Prince Philip’s funeral, according to the Daily Express.

Daily Mail

The Daily Mail calls Labour leader Keir Starmer a “COVID party hypocrite” amid allegations he drank beer at an indoor gathering when restrictions were in place.

This article originally appeared in Sky News


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