UK & World News

  • 28 August 2014, 9:49

Thursday's Newspaper Front Pages

THE PAPERS' TOP STORIES

:: Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, Daily Mail, The Independent, The i, The Sun

Council bosses, police and social workers who failed to stop sexual abuse of children in Rotherham must quit, says Home Secretary Theresa May.

Deputy children's commissioner Sue Berelowitz tells the Guardian that children are at risk of sexual exploitation across England because of "wilful blindness" by authorities.

The Daily Mail says senior figures at the heart of the Rotherham scandal, where 1,400 girls were abused over 16 years, are refusing to take the blame.

The Sun has an interview with one of the victims who suffered abuse at the hands of those who were not stopped by the authorities in Rotherham.

:: The Star

Summer sun will return in September and the UK will bask in 24C temperatures

:: Daily Mirror

Some 250 Britons who fought in Iraq and Syria are back in Britain and could be planning attacks on home turf, the chief of the Metropolitan Police has warned.

:: Daily Express

The Prime Minister is under pressure to follow Germany and employ a "who lies, flies" rule to crack down on EU migrants who cheat the benefits system.

:: Financial Times

IMF chief Christine Lagarde is under investigation in France over corruption allegations.

:: The Times

Britain is risking a diplomatic split with the US over its lack of willlingness to back military action against Islamic State militant fighters.

:: Watch the Press Preview on Sky News every evening at 10.30pm and 11.30pm. Thursday night's reviewers will be editor of The Spectator, Fraser Nelson, and Guardian writer and columnist Nesrine Malik.

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