Newspaper headlines: London Bridge victim’s dad condemns ‘agenda of hate’

Image caption The Guardian splashes with an article written by London Bridge victim Jack Merritt’s father David, who says his son would be “livid” that his death has been “used to further an agenda of hate” after the terror attack on Friday.
Image caption “Extinguish hatred with his kindness,” is the Daily Express’ headline as it leads on David Merritt’s article.
Image caption The Times is among several newspapers to feature poignant images following vigils for Jack Merritt, 25, and the second victim, Saskia Jones, 23, on Monday. The paper’s lead story says more than 200 terror suspects will face a crackdown in response to the murders by Usman Khan. Inmates freed on licence could be banned from cities in the wake of the attack, it says.
Image caption The Metro shows a close-up of Mr Merritt’s girlfriend, Leanne O’Brien, as she was comforted by his parents alongside mourners at a vigil in Cambridge. Its lead story is that a US woman who claims she was forced to have sex with Prince Andrew gave her first UK television interview with BBC Panorama on Monday.
Image caption “Andrew’s new TV humiliation,” is the Daily Mail’s headline as it details Virginia Giuffre’s allegations on the programme. Ms Giuffre, then known as Virginia Roberts, says she was trafficked to London aged 17 by convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein to have sex with the prince.
Image caption The Daily Telegraph says senior Conservative MPs have demanded that Labour explain how it obtained leaked documents which allegedly showed the NHS was “for sale”. The paper claims independent researchers say the documents carried “the sceptre of foreign influence.” Labour said releasing the dossier was “clearly in the public interest”, with a spokesman adding of the papers: “Neither the UK nor the US government have denied their authenticity.”
Image caption The Sun’s front page carries an interview with Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who tells the paper that “Jeremy Corbyn is a security risk”.
Image caption The i newspaper features a large composite image of newspaper headlines about the general election campaign. “The media won’t decide this election. You decide,” says the paper.
Image caption The Financial Times leads on a warning from Brussels that the EU is ready to block the City of London’s access to its financial markets after Brexit if the UK should “engage in some kind of deregulation”.
Image caption Meanwhile, the Daily Star claims Mr Men character Mr Clever has been described as “sexist” for “mansplaining” an iconic bridge to “stupid” Little Miss Curious.

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