What the papers say – March 13

Plans for vigils and protests following the death of Sarah Everard feature on the Saturday front pages.

What the papers say – March 13

Stories about the continuing coronavirus vaccine rollout and news of a police officer being charged with the murder of Sarah Everard lead many of the papers on Saturday.

The Times and The Daily Telegraph both lead with details of the Covid jab scheme, with the former saying all adults in Britain will be offered a shot by June 10, while the Telegraph says all those over 40 will be given their first dose by Easter.

The death of Ms Everard continues to lead many papers, with the i weekend reporting vigils and protests will be held despite a veto from the Metropolitan Police.

The Guardian leads with the charge laid against Wayne Couzens, as does the Daily Mirror.

The Daily Mail reports on an investigation into a “sickening video” which allegedly portrays “drunken troops” at the Royal Air Force sexually assaulting a young airman.

Brexit fallout leads The Independent, with the paper leading with a poll which suggests Britons think the departure from the bloc has been bad for the economy and trade.

Trade also leads the Daily Express, their main story saying the UK is closer to securing a deal with the US.

The Daily Star leads with an admission by Education Secretary Gavin Williamson that he has been lobbied at home on how to improve the Department for Education.

And the FT Weekend says UK taxpayers are exposed to £1 billion of debt from steel magnate Sanjeev Gupta and finance group Greensill Capital.

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