What the papers say: Wednesday's front pages

What The Papers Say: Wednesday's Front Pages
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By PA Reporter

Wednesday's front pages mainly focus on the 'unprecedented' flooding which took place in various locations across the country.

The Irish Times lead with a piece about further homes and businesses across a number of counties were on Tuesday grappling with significant damage caused by “unprecedented” flooding after incessant rain.


The Irish Examiner lead with a piece about a 30 per cent jump in the number of cases where gardaí removed a child from the family home for their own safety.

The Echo report that Cork flood projects currently being built will prevent tidal flooding in the future.




Britain’s Wednesday papers focus on the public inquiry into the UK Government’s handling of the Covid-19 crisis following fresh testimony from controversial ex-Number 10 staffer Dominic Cummings.

The Daily Mirror, The Independent, The Times, and the i ran with fronts emblazoned with former prime minister Boris Johnson’s shocking comments about the elderly during the nation’s Covid-19 lockdowns.

The Daily Mail and The Daily Telegraph aimed at notorious ex-Number 10 advisor Dominic Cummings and his actions during the pandemic.

The Daily Star used its splash to call on the Government to apologise to Britons over its haphazard Covid-19 strategy.

The Guardian and The Sun cast their eyes to Israel after the Middle Eastern nation launched a series of missiles into Gaza City, killing dozens in a well-established refugee camp.

The Metro ran with a front page to celebrate its successful campaign to keep rail offices open across Britain.

Lastly, the Financial Times revealed that Odey Asset Management will shut down five months after it exposed a pattern of systemic sexual harassment and abuse at the hedge fund against its female staffers.

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