What the Newspapers Say – May 28


National newspapers are led by the prime minister announcing changes to the ministerial code which rivals say have watered down penalties for ministers.

The Guardian and The Independent report that ministers will no longer automatically lose their jobs if they breach the standards code, with Labor accusing Boris Johnson of trying to ‘save his own skin’.

During this time, the my week-end leads with the modeling finding that the Conservatives would win just three of the 88 key battleground seats in the next general election.

The Daily Mail says the Queen is to extend an ‘olive branch’ to Harry and Meghan over the Platinum Jubilee weekend, while the DailyMirror reports that Charles, William and George will be the focus of the celebrations.

The Daily Telegraph leads with Ben Grant, son of Conservative MP Helen Grant, telling how he helped another British volunteer fighter in Ukraine escape Russian fire after his leg was blown off by a landmine.

Teachers have been told they don’t need to ‘accommodate children who want to change gender’, according to The temperature.

The Daily Express and daily star lead with “holiday hell” for mid-term travelers.

FTWeekend says accounting firm EY is considering a “public listing or partial sale of its global consulting business.”

And The sun continues with its cover of Andy Carroll’s “Raucous Bachelor Party”.

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