What the Newspapers Are Saying: Thursday’s Front Pages


The verdict in Johnny Depp’s US libel trial against Amber Heard, the build-up to Queen Elizabeth’s Jubilee celebrations and fears of public holiday chaos at Dublin Airport are making headlines in Ireland on Thursday .

Irish weather reports that people traveling this bank holiday weekend could face hour-long security queues at Dublin Airport, airport operator Daa’s chief executive has warned, with nearly 250,000 passengers to fly from Thursday to Monday.

Inflation is pushing families into real deprivation, with nearly two-thirds having to go without food and other essentials to make ends meet, children’s charity Barnardos said on the front lines. Irish Examiner.

The Irish Daily Mail shares its front page between the verdict of Johnny Depp’s US libel trial against Amber Heard, asking if British model Kate Moss’ testimony “won” for the actor, while warning that passengers may have to queue outside the Dublin Airport terminals again this weekend.

According to Irish Daily Star.

echo reports that Cork has the longest waiting list for child psychology services in the country, with 1,936 children aged under 18 on lists at the end of February this year.

In Northern Ireland, the Belfast Telegraph says Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill has written to Queen Elizabeth praising her “significant contribution” to the peace process ahead of the monarch’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

In Britain, the front pages also focus on celebrations of the country’s longest reigning monarch on the eve of the Jubilee.

The Daily Express says “a grateful nation” greets the Queen, while the DailyMirror says a four-day feast begins for ‘our queen’ and ‘our Britain’.

The sun and the Daily mail running with the monarch’s appeal to Britons to create ‘happy memories’.

The I carries 70 photographs of the Queen for her 70 years as head of state, while The Daily Telegraph quotes the monarch: “We look to the future with confidence and enthusiasm.

Elsewhere, the daily star continues with coverage of getaway disruptions.

The Guardian leads to warn the British Prime Minister that his changes to the ministerial code of ethics “fuel mistrust”.

Whereas The temperature reports that Boris Johnson’s allies have branded Tory rebels ‘narcissistic’.

And the FinancialTimes reports a warning that a “hurricane” is “weighing down” on the global economy.

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