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What the papers say – April 19

Press Association logoPress Association 19/04/2019 By Press Association Reporter
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The Extinction Rebellion protests, Donald Trump and the Easter getaway are among the stories making headlines on Good Friday.

The Times leads with the protests being carried out by climate activists as Home Secretary Sajid Javid urged police to use the “full force of the law” in combating action by the Extinction Rebellion group.

The Daily Telegraph leads with an Easter message from the Prince of Wales, in which he calls for an end to “terrible deeds of darkness” amid problems with knife crime in the UK.

The Guardian leads with the Mueller report, which the paper says contains 11 instances where US president Donald Trump or his campaign “engage in potential obstruction of justice”.

The says that climate protesters are due to take their action to Heathrow.

The Independent reports that some teachers are having to pay for food, toiletries and clothing for their pupils owing to “funding pressures”.

The Daily Mirror leads on predictions of hot weather over the Easter weekend.

The Daily Mail leads on the Extinction Rebellion protests, saying there is an “eco plot to ruin Easter”.

The Daily Express talks of the NHS looking to save millions of lives by “declaring war on unfit Britons”.

And the Daily Star reports on a legal dispute involving a young footballer being substituted.

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