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What the papers say – October 22

What the papers say – October 22

At the opening of a critical week for the Prime Minister and her Brexit plans the issue leads a number of papers.

An attempted break-in at the Beckhams’ also makes headlines, along with a surge in cases of life-threatening knife attacks.

Theresa May has told The Sun she will make the “right choices, not the easy ones” as she pursues a Brexit deal “my way”.

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The Prime Minister held a conference call with senior Cabinet ministers on Sunday night, with some expressing serious concerns over any extension to the transition, the Daily Telegraph reports.

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The Times says Mrs May is facing rebellion from more than 40 Tory MPs if she does not bow to Brexiteers’ demands in the next two days.

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Meanwhile The Metro reports that some Tory MPs have been criticised over vitriolic anonymous briefing to Sunday papers about the PM’s plans.

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The Daily Mirror leads with an attempted break-in at one of David and Victoria Beckham’s homes.

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There has been a 34% rise in the number of life-threatening stab injuries being treated by trauma doctors in two years, The Guardian reports.

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In other news, The Independent says tower blocks across the UK that were built using a particular method in the 1960s and 1970s could be at risk of collapse due to a systemic defect.

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The Daily Mail leads with fresh revelations about the treatment of victims in the tainted blood scandal, reporting that those with HIV had to sign away legal rights before being told hey had contracted a second deadly condition, hepatitis C.

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The Daily Express says a Northern Ireland veteran charged with attempted murder has turned down medical treatment so that he can appear in court.

And Russia has warned Donald Trump that pulling the US out of nuclear pact will risk a military escalation that will harm global security, the Financial Times reports.

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