What the Newspaper Say – June 5
Concerns about the viability of the UK’s roadmap out of lockdown top many newspapers on Saturday, with the latest vaccine also making headlines.
Time bears the title ‘Rise in Covid Infections’, reporting figures suggesting the rise is faster than at any time since last September.
The daily telegraph is leading on plans to speed up the rollout of vaccinations – the dose gap rising from 12 weeks to eight – “to secure a way out of lockdown.”
Vaccines also lead The Guardian, which carries the calls of unions and school leaders so that students are bitten as a priority.
Since the Pfizer jab is considered safe for children as young as 12, Daily Mirror, with the newspaper adding that the young people could be trapped “in a matter of weeks”.
the I writes that the UK roadmap faces a “major overhaul”, with a complete lifting of restrictions expected to be postponed until June 21.
The roadmap also leads The sun, Boris Johnson being invited to stick to June 21 “for the good of our drinkers and football aces”.
the Daily Express leads with the assurance of Secretary of Health Matt Hancock that the “jabs blitz” wins the battle against the variants of Covid.
An “urgent home office probe” appears on the front of the Daily mail, after migrants recovered from French waters by British border forces were taken to Dover.
the Star of the day says the BBC will employ continuity advertisers with regional accents.
And an agreement between advanced economies on the taxation of multinational companies leads the Financial Time.