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Newspaper headlines: Probe into Trump email ‘leak’ and new sleeping advice

Newspaper headlines: Probe into Trump email 'leak' and new sleeping advice

Newspaper headlines: Probe into Trump email ‘leak’ and new sleeping advice


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The Guardian leads on the launch of a police investigation into the alleged leak of diplomatic emails from the UK ambassador in the US. “Turn yourself in” is the paper’s headline following a plea from Scotland Yard’s Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu who announced the decision on Friday evening.

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The Daily Telegraph leads on the launch of a police investigation into the alleged leak of diplomatic emails from the UK ambassador in the US. The paper focuses on Scotland Yard’s warning to the media “not to publish leaked government documents”. MPs say the warning risks turning Britain into a “police state”, the paper reports.

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Meanwhile, British travel firm Thomas Cook has lined up a £750m “rescue package” with Chinese company Fosun, according to the FT. The paper also pictures a jubilant Novak Djokovic after he secured his passage to Sunday’s Wimbledon men’s final.

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Official guidelines over how much sleep you should be getting are soon to be introduced by the UK government, The Times reports. The paper says that the guidelines are expected to warn that having less than seven hours a night could be bad for most people’s health.

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The Daily Express leads on Boris Johnson’s warning that delaying Brexit further would be “insane”. Mr Johnson – who is bidding to become the UK’s next prime minister – made the comments in an interview with Andrew Neil broadcast on the BBC. The paper is one of several to feature Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer who will meet Djokovic in the men’s Wimbledon final.

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The Daily Mail says doctors have found “a cure for blindness”. The paper says doctors have restored sight by implanting chips into the back of people’s skulls. These pick up images from a tiny video camera to a pair of glasses, the paper reports. The Mail calls it a “world first” which “offers hope to millions”.

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The Daily Mirror says that the Duke of York “partied” with Jeffrey Epstein shortly after the US billionaire was released from prison in 2009, after serving 13 months for soliciting prostitution from a minor. The paper says Hollywood director Woody Allen also attended the party.

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British pop star Ed Sheeran has spoken to the Sun about his “social anxiety”. Speaking about how fame has affected his mental health, the singer said: “When people film me and stare at me… it makes me feel like I’m not human”.

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The i weekend focuses on what it calls a “diplomatic crisis” after the UK’s decision to send a second warship to the Gulf amid “rising tensions” with Iran. The paper reports that Tehran has urged the British government to avoid “this dangerous game”, while the UK is eager to ‘de-escalate’ the situation.

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And, finally, the Daily Star says a builder was shot six times at a house owned by TV star and comedian Russell Kane.

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