What the papers say: Saturday's front pages

What The Papers Say: Saturday's Front Pages
A preview of the main headlines in Saturday's papers.
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The drugs seizure in Cork Port and the death of Alexi Navalny is among the headline's on Saturday's papers.

The Irish Times leads with the death of Russian politician Alexi Navalny, who died on Friday in a Russian penal colony.


Both the Irish Examiner and The Echo lead with the drugs seizure in Cork Port, with two people arrested after €33 million of drugs were found.


The Irish Independent reports airlines are have threatend to pull out of Dublin Airport if permission to expand the airport is refused.

The Irish Daily Mail leads with further fallout from RTÉ, as the media committee demands to know what packages Kevin Backhurst has approved.


The Irish Daily Mirror leads with the prime suspect of Madeline McCann, as he is appears in court charged with sex crimes, including the rape of an Irish womna.

The Irish Daily Star leads with tributes to a 15-year-old girl who died in a collision in Tipperary on Thursday night.


The death of imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny features among the top stories in the nation’s papers on Saturday.

The Telegraph says Russian President Vladimir Putin “must pay” for Mr Navalny’s death, while The Guardian reports on the “global outrage” that followed.

The Daily Express and the Daily Mail lead with words from Mr Navalny’s wife Yulia Navalnaya, who said Mr Putin will “bear responsibility” for the death of her husband.

The Financial Times says Mr Navalny died “suddenly in Arctic prison”, while the Independent and the i weekend report that the Kremlin has been accused of his “murder”.

The Daily Mirror and The Times lead with the Duke of Sussex, who said he wants to patch things up with his family.

And the Daily Star reports darts player Darren Webster accused a rival player of burping to put him off his throw.

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