What the papers say – January 13
Donald Trump’s cold shoulder and the winter flu outbreak feature prominently.
Donald Trump is the subject of several front page stories on Saturday.
The US president’s decision to cancel a visit to London in February leads The Times, which reports UK officials’ claims the president scrapped the trip after series of perceived slights.
Meanwhile the president may not be invited to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Daily Mail reports.
A number of chemists have run out of flu vaccines as the rate of new cases threatens to become an epidemic, the Daily Telegraph reports.
The Daily Star reports on advice by some doctors that having sex can help boost the body’s defences against flu.
A row over comments made by BBC Radio 4 Today presenter John Humphrys about pay following the resignation of China editor Carrie Gracie over a gender wage gap has left the BBC facing calls to sack him, The Sun reports.
Downing Street has been urged to intervene in the fate of Carillion, one of the Government’s largest contractors, which is at risk of collapse, the FT Weekend reports.
The Daily Mirror reports on allegations that racist language was used by two members of Chelsea Football Club’s youth training team in the 1990s.
And the Daily Express reports scientists’ advice that following six rules – exercising regularly, keeping the brain active, eating healthily, stopping smoking, reducing alcohol intake and booking regular GP checkups – can help fight dementia.
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