UK & World News

  • 20 June 2014, 7:21

Friday's National Newspaper Front Pages

THE PAPERS' TOP STORIES

:: The Times

President Barack Obama is ready to use American air power against Islamists in Iraq

:: Financial Times

The US leader is sending up to 300 military advisers to Iraq to help its government fight back against Sunni insurgents

:: The Daily Telegraph

The ex-head of coalition forces in Iraq has warned of a "terrorist army" threat

:: The Guardian

Some Muslims could be effectively barred from becoming governors of new academies and free schools

:: Daily Mail

Drinking, smoking, obesity and sunshine holidays are fuelling a sharp rise in cancers

:: Daily Express

Carrots contain powerful cancer-busting chemicals

:: Daily Mirror

At Rik Mayall's funeral, his friend Ade Edmondson was among those who carried his coffin

:: The Independent

Thousands of vulnerable people suffered distress because of blunders by the Government over disability reforms

:: Daily Star

England footballers need a miracle in the World Cup after losing 2-1 to Uruguay

:: Metro

Despite Wayne Rooney's goal, it looks all over for England in Brazil

:: The Sun

To progress, England need Italy to win both their remaining group games and Roy Hodgson's men have to thrash Costa Rica

:: Watch the Press Preview on Sky News every evening at 10.30pm and 11.30pm. Friday night's reviewers are the FT's Political Editor George Parker and broadcaster Lucy Beresford.

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