What the papers say: Monday's front pages

What The Papers Say: Monday's Front Pages
A look at the main stories in Monday's papers.
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A Naval Officer who pleaded guilty to assaulting his ex-girlfriend still serving in the Defence Forces and a rise in house prices is among the headlines in Monday's papers.

The Irish Times reports a Naval Officer who pleaded guilty to assaulting his ex-girlfriend left one of her eyes permanently displaced is still in the Defence Forces a year after making his plea.


The Irish Examiner leads with Bishops rejecting recommendations on assisted dying, warning that the proposals will “undermine the confidence of terminally-ill people”.

The Echo leads with a nine per cent rise in house prices in Cork in the latest Daft.ie report.


The Irish Independent reports home buyers and spending €30,000 more than the asking price when purchasing property.

The Irish Daily Mail leads with the Aer Lingus industrial action, as pilots accuse the airline of intimidation.


The Irish Daily Star leads with a woman who was assaulted by her Garda ex-husband wants to meet Natasha O'Brien to "make a stand together."

UK Papers

Politics dominates Monday’s front pages as the final full week of campaigning gets underway ahead of the UK general election.


The Guardian, The Independent and the i all lead with senior Tories questioning Rishi Sunak’s leadership over the alleged betting scandal enveloping the Conservative Party.

Meanwhile, The Daily Telegraph and The Times report Labour could ditch guidelines banning children from being taught there are more than two genders.

The Daily Express carries comments from the Prime Minister that Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer wants to “unpick” Brexit, while the Daily Mail leads with Mr Sunak warning voters have 10 days to save Britain from the “disaster” of a Labour super-majority.

The Financial Times cites a survey which says the Tories have lost a third of their voters since January.

The Daily Mirror leads with Iceland boss Richard Walker revealing Mr Sunak’s stern reaction to him speaking out about soaring foodbank use.

The Met Office has said Britain could experience its first heatwave of the summer this week, according to the Metro.

And the Daily Star leads with Harry Kane’s reaction to Gary Lineker’s criticism of the England team’s play.

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