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What the papers say – June 14

What the papers say – June 14

What the papers say – June 14

An end to the two-metre social distancing rule features on the fronts, along with protests in London.

Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer mark third anniversary of Grenfell Tower fire

Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer mark third anniversary of Grenfell Tower fire

Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer mark third anniversary of Grenfell Tower fire

The blaze claimed 72 lives and more than 70 other people were injured.

Boris Johnson orders review of two-metre rule

Boris Johnson orders review of two-metre rule

Boris Johnson orders review of two-metre rule

The move comes as thousands of non-essential shops in England are set to re-open on Monday

Boris Johnson drops plans to make gender change easier

Boris Johnson drops plans to make gender change easier

Boris Johnson drops plans to make gender change easier

A No 10 source told the PA news agency that the details of the response were yet to be finalised.

More than 100 arrested as PM condemns far-right protests as ‘racist thuggery’

More than 100 arrested as PM condemns far-right protests as ‘racist thuggery’

More than 100 arrested as PM condemns far-right protests as ‘racist thuggery’

Many of those present chanted ‘Tommy Robinson’ and sang the national anthem as violence erupted around London.

Ministers in push to get more pupils back into school before summer break

Ministers in push to get more pupils back into school before summer break

Ministers in push to get more pupils back into school before summer break

Boris Johnson is working with the Education Secretary on a ‘catch-up’ package for children who missed out on learning during lockdown.

Priti Patel condemns ‘desecration’ of police memorial at far-right protest

Priti Patel condemns ‘desecration’ of police memorial at far-right protest

Priti Patel condemns ‘desecration’ of police memorial at far-right protest

The Home Secretary branded the protesters’ behaviour at the far-right protest as “extreme thuggery”.

Man urinating next to Pc Keith Palmer’s memorial ‘should be sent to prison’

Man urinating next to Pc Keith Palmer’s memorial ‘should be sent to prison’

Man urinating next to Pc Keith Palmer’s memorial ‘should be sent to prison’

A picture showing a protester urinating next to the memorial has sparked outrage, with calls made to identify him.

Police Scotland ‘disappointed’ with BLM protesters, but peaceful conduct hailed

Police Scotland ‘disappointed’ with BLM protesters, but peaceful conduct hailed

Police Scotland ‘disappointed’ with BLM protesters, but peaceful conduct hailed

In Glasgow, a separate group had gathered for what they said was protection of the Cenotaph.

Man urinates next to Pc Keith Palmer memorial as protest violence escalates

Man urinates next to Pc Keith Palmer memorial as protest violence escalates

Man urinates next to Pc Keith Palmer memorial as protest violence escalates

A call has been made to identify a man pictured urinating next to a memorial to Pc Keith Palmer.

Thousands march through Brighton in support of Black Lives Matter movement

Thousands march through Brighton in support of Black Lives Matter movement

Thousands march through Brighton in support of Black Lives Matter movement

They were kept apart from another group occupying the city’s war memorial.

Two more coronavirus-related deaths reported in Northern Ireland

Two more coronavirus-related deaths reported in Northern Ireland

Two more coronavirus-related deaths reported in Northern Ireland

The death toll in Northern Ireland has risen to 541.

Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police

Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police

Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police

There were ugly scenes in Whitehall as officers were pelted with bottles by men chanting ‘England’.

Hundreds gather to protect war memorials outside Belfast City Hall

Hundreds gather to protect war memorials outside Belfast City Hall

Hundreds gather to protect war memorials outside Belfast City Hall

Those behind the event said they have no political message.

Heidi says hi! Five-year-old hugs grandmother for first time in three months

Heidi says hi! Five-year-old hugs grandmother for first time in three months

Heidi says hi! Five-year-old hugs grandmother for first time in three months

A new lockdown rule means people living alone in England can now pair with another household for support.

In Pictures: Soldiers socially distance to mark Queen’s official birthday

In Pictures: Soldiers socially distance to mark Queen’s official birthday

In Pictures: Soldiers socially distance to mark Queen’s official birthday

Troops from the Welsh Guards held a small parade at Windsor Castle.

Black Lives Matter protesters form mile-long line along Brighton seafront

Black Lives Matter protesters form mile-long line along Brighton seafront

Black Lives Matter protesters form mile-long line along Brighton seafront

The demonstrators observed social distancing rules where possible, as they gathered in the warm sunshine.

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