What the papers say: Thursday's front pages

What The Papers Say: Thursday's Front Pages
Thursday's front pages: The Irish Times, Irish Independent, Irish Examiner, Belfast Telegraph, Irish Daily Mirror and Irish Daily Mail
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Thursday’s front pages feature a range of stories, including the funeral of six-year-old Matthew Healy and another day of dramatic revelations over the RTÉ scandal.

The Irish Times leads with the Taoiseach and his Spanish counterpart calling for the European Commission to urgently review whether Israel is complying with its human rights obligations in Gaza.


The Irish Examiner covers the funeral of the primary school pupil Matthew Healy in Co Cork, days after he died in an incident in Co Waterford.

The Irish Independent and Irish Daily Mail lead with the revelation during an Oireachtas committee hearing that RTÉ's former chief financial officer was given an exit package worth €450,000.


The Irish Daily Mirror and Irish Daily Star focus on the former RTÉ executives who failed to attend the committee hearing, including ex-director general Dee Forbes and former director of strategy Rory Coveney.


Health chiefs in the North have warned there will likely that there will be new cases of measles, the Belfast Telegraph reports.

An increase in antisemitism since the start of the Israel-Hamas conflict, more headaches for Labour and crises in the health service feature on the front pages of the British newspapers.

The Daily Mail and The Times both report an “explosion in hatred” against British Jews in the wake of the conflict.



The Guardian says Labour leader Keir Starmer will face a fresh test of his authority as MPs prepare to vote on a second motion calling for an “immediate” ceasefire in Gaza.

A recruitment shortage in the British health service as student numbers sharply decline is the focus of the Daily Mirror.

The Sun hears from friends of radio star Steve Wright who say the BBC broke his heart when his Radio 2 programme was axed after 24 years.

The Metro reports that the British government is planning a social media initiative, using TikTok influencers to discourage migrants from making illegal English Channel crossings.

The Daily Telegraph leads on Russia’s plans to put a nuclear weapon into space, according to US intelligence reports.

The i says interest rates in the UK may start to fall but will remain above two per cent for several years, according to the governor of the Bank of England.

The Daily Express and the Financial Times both focus on British finance minister Jeremy Hunt, who is understood to be considering slashing billions of pounds from public spending to fund his pre-election tax cuts.

And the Daily Star splashes with a piece on stinky feet as millions apparently love the stench.

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