What the papers say – October 9

Politics and the war in Ukraine dominate the Sunday mastheads.

09 October 2022

The papers continue to report on feuds within the Conservative Party.

The Sunday Telegraph says the Prime Minister has told Tory MPs to “unite or face disaster”, while The Independent reports she is attempting to “sideline” the Home Secretary to loosen immigration rules.

The Sunday Express and the Mail on Sunday report an ally of the PM has called rebel MP Michael Gove a “sadist”.

The Observer and the Sunday Times lead on an explosion that badly damaged the key bridge linking the Crimea to Russia.

The Sunday Mirror and Sunday People lead on the death of serial killer Peter Tobin.

The Sun on Sunday writes of dancer Abbie Quinnen’s “heartbreak” as she tells the paper she was dumped by Strictly Come Dancing star AJ Pritchard.

And the Daily Star says William Shatner has revealed “tummy trouble” on stage.

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