What the papers say – March 14

Events at a vigil for Sarah Everard feature on many of Sunday’s papers.

What the papers say – March 14

Clashes between police and people attending a vigil for Sarah Everard feature on the front pages of Sunday’s papers.

The Sunday Times leads with demands from the Home Secretary Priti Patel for a report into policing of the Clapham vigil after it “descended into chaos”.

Calls for Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick to step down after police’s “heavy-handed tactics” lead The Sunday Telegraph.

The Sunday Mirror leads with a picture of the Duchess of Cambridge paying her respects to Miss Everard, a story which also leads the Mail on Sunday and Sunday Express.

The Observer leads with the Government facing pressure to introduce “new laws to curb violence against women”, with an official call for people to share their experiences of crimes aimed at women seeing 20,000 submissions since Friday.

The Independent carries a report suggesting prosecutors are looking to “tackle the yawning gap” between reports of sexual violence and the number of cases reaching court.

Elsewhere, the Sunday People writes the country is on the “road to freedom”, with drive-through hubs for coronavirus vaccines.

And the Daily Star Sunday leads on the death of commentator Murray Walker.

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