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first, the headlines. queen elizabeth leads mourners at the funeral of her husband prince philip, the duke of edinburgh. prince philip's coffin travelled to the service on a specially adapted landrover that he helped design. walking together after the service, the two brothers, princes william and harry, who have been at odds in recent months. worldwide deaths from the coronavirus pandemic reach 3 million, with india facing a new surge in cases. and president biden is under pressure after he tries to keep donald trump's cap on refugees.
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hello and welcome to our look ahead to what the papers will be bringing us tomorrow. with me are eve pollard, former fleet street editor, and peter hunt, former bbc royal correspondent. hello yet again to you both. a quick look through the front pages. many of the front pages, including the sunday express, have this image of the queen — sat alone during prince philip's funeral. a slightly different angle on the sunday telegraph, which reflects on what it calls a �*heartbreakingly beautiful day'. for the sunday mirror, it's the �*loneliest goodbye�*. the sunday times has a front and back page wrap. on the front is this photo from outside st george's chapel. and on the back, this image of the duke of edinburgh's coffin being carried inside, with his family following behind. there's a close—up shot of the queen on the front of the mail on sunday,
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which also has an image of william and harry. a picture of the queen heading into the chapel dominates the front of the sunday people. and the observer carries an image of the queen. it also reports on warnings from a senior tory mp to borisjohnson that he'll lose support from red wall voters if he fails to deal with lobbying scandals. so, those of the front pages. let's begin. i wonder if you could get butkus off this time, peter. it's the loneliest goodbye, the front of the sunday mirror —— kick us off this time. it's an image that is very haunting. in her hour of greatest need, she is an isolation. there are more than two metres of her in a different
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view, and the experience of those who watch the... the isolation on people like the queen and others do to covid restriction. ease? yes, the to covid restriction. eve? yes, the stronaest to covid restriction. eve? yes, the strongest picture _ to covid restriction. eve? yes, the strongest picture and all the papers is the _ strongest picture and all the papers is the queen sitting in her stall on her own — is the queen sitting in her stall on her own it — is the queen sitting in her stall on her own. it is where she does her research, — her own. it is where she does her research, but the prince of wales is sitting _ research, but the prince of wales is sitting opposite her, i think. prince — sitting opposite her, i think. prince william is sitting quite far away _ prince william is sitting quite far away. spread across this church, this chapel, _ away. spread across this church, this chapel, which can only hold 800 people _ this chapel, which can only hold 800 pe0pie and _ this chapel, which can only hold 800 people and there are 30 of them. so, there _ people and there are 30 of them. so, there are _ people and there are 30 of them. so, there are -- — people and there are 30 of them. so, there are —— they are socially distance _ there are —— they are socially distance and following covid guidelines. it's very difficult because _ guidelines. it's very difficult because you think of the larger broom — because you think of the larger broom than usual and you canjust about— broom than usual and you canjust about see — broom than usual and you canjust about see the expression on her face, _
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about see the expression on her face, but — about see the expression on her face, but they're all wearing masks. the feeling — face, but they're all wearing masks. the feeling of isolation, the feeling _ the feeling of isolation, the feeling of this is how it's going to be for— feeling of this is how it's going to be for the — feeling of this is how it's going to be for the rest of my life is very strong — be for the rest of my life is very strong. anybody who can describe how it must _ strong. anybody who can describe how it must be _ strong. anybody who can describe how it must be to _ strong. anybody who can describe how it must be to lose their lifetime barther, — it must be to lose their lifetime partner, particularly after 73 years of marriage, would say this is a very— of marriage, would say this is a very lonely— of marriage, would say this is a very lonely position. 30, of marriage, would say this is a very lonely position.— of marriage, would say this is a very lonely position. so, as we turn to the sunday _ very lonely position. so, as we turn to the sunday telegraph, _ very lonely position. so, as we turn to the sunday telegraph, we - very lonely position. so, as we turn to the sunday telegraph, we have i to the sunday telegraph, we have what you are just describing there. peter, we have the queen looking down on her lifelong companion. precisely. we see his coffin in that image, we see the drape over it, we see his naval store and the wreath she placed on it —— naval sward. when you look at that coffin, it reminds us that this service was pared back notjust by the pandemic, but also by the prince. it represented what he wanted at his
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funeral service, which was a strong emphasis that showed his affinity with the sea and his closeness to the military and in particular to the military and in particular to the navy. let us go to the front page of the sunday times," forced to mourn alone." many people around the country will have gone through what she has gone through in terms of losing anyone. forced to mourn and honour our family, losing anyone. forced to mourn and honour ourfamily, are losing anyone. forced to mourn and honour our family, are lost losing anyone. forced to mourn and honour ourfamily, are lost in smaller groups. it would have hurt. definitely. i did feel very much today— definitely. i did feel very much today for— definitely. i did feel very much today for people... my sister—in—law sadly— today for people... my sister—in—law sadly died _ today for people... my sister—in—law sadly died during this, and had a very small— sadly died during this, and had a very small funeral and no music and of course, _ very small funeral and no music and of course, no — very small funeral and no music and of course, no military because there's— of course, no military because there's no— of course, no military because there's no military background. of course _ there's no military background. of course this— there's no military background. of course this is an extraordinary occasion _ course this is an extraordinary occasion it— course this is an extraordinary occasion. if the burial of the queen's— occasion. if the burial of the
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queen's consort, the man who's been by her— queen's consort, the man who's been by her cypher — queen's consort, the man who's been by her cypher 73 years. he's influenced this country in many ways -- by— influenced this country in many ways -- by her— influenced this country in many ways —— by her side for 73 years. he himself— —— by her side for 73 years. he himself designed his funeral, so there _ himself designed his funeral, so there are — himself designed his funeral, so there are light touches, but very emotional— there are light touches, but very emotional ones. when i saw what he use and _ emotional ones. when i saw what he use and his _ emotional ones. when i saw what he use and his edinburgh green and a blanket— use and his edinburgh green and a blanket on— use and his edinburgh green and a blanket on the seat. that made you really _ blanket on the seat. that made you really think— blanket on the seat. that made you really think this is the essence of the man. — really think this is the essence of the man, but it was also, i think at the man, but it was also, i think at the into— the man, but it was also, i think at the into the — the man, but it was also, i think at the into the ceremony, they had action— the into the ceremony, they had action stations, which is the call they— action stations, which is the call they stay— action stations, which is the call they stay here— and remember this is a ntan— they stay here— and remember this is a man who _ they stay here— and remember this is a man who fought in the second world war. a man who fought in the second world war you _ a man who fought in the second world war. you would hear it when they wanted _ war. you would hear it when they wanted every sailor on board to be at their— wanted every sailor on board to be at their station. i thought that was at their station. i thought that was a message — at their station. i thought that was a message to us which is get on with it. something prince philip always used _ it. something prince philip always used to— it. something prince philip always used to say, people don't want to hear—
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used to say, people don't want to hear about— used to say, people don't want to hear about you, or me, theyjust want _ hear about you, or me, theyjust want to— hear about you, or me, theyjust want to get— hear about you, or me, theyjust want to get on with things and get on with— want to get on with things and get on with their lives. that was a very strong _ on with their lives. that was a very strong message from today as well. let's turn _ strong message from today as well. let's turn to — strong message from today as well. let's turn to the front page of the express. we're still carrying on with this theme of being alone, however, the paper saying you're not alone. we've also got a picture in the far right corner of the pallbearers. what did you think of the military precision of what we saw today? i you think of the military precision of what we saw today?— you think of the military precision of what we saw today? i think the one thing we _ of what we saw today? i think the one thing we must _ of what we saw today? i think the one thing we must remember- of what we saw today? i think the i one thing we must remember about of what we saw today? i think the - one thing we must remember about the military profession is how reduced it was and how shunted it was compared to how it would have been pre—covid. this was planned for many decades. it used to amuse prince philip that some people who planned it predeceased him, and in the early plans, there would have been a much greater military display which it would involve the coffin at one point being dragged on a gun carriage by naval wading through london, then placed on that land rover hearst that he was involved in
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the design of. instead of 22 miles, it was a couple hundred metres, which took off from the windsor department through the grounds of windsor castle to the church. on the subject of you're not alone, the family had been making many statements, very warm statements, about their father and grandfather, and all their statements, they insisted how they would really rally round for the queen. she marks her birthday next week in private while in morning, but also very significantly, next year, she will mark the 70th anniversary of her rein. this mark the 70th anniversary of her rein. �* , mark the 70th anniversary of her rein. . , ., mark the 70th anniversary of her rein. �* , ., ., mark the 70th anniversary of her rein. . , ., ., rein. as we turn to the front page ofthe rein. as we turn to the front page of the mail _ rein. as we turn to the front page of the mail on _ rein. as we turn to the front page of the mail on sunday, _ rein. as we turn to the front page of the mail on sunday, the - rein. as we turn to the front page of the mail on sunday, the other| of the mail on sunday, the other focus of today was princess william and harry —— princes william and harry. i think
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when the palace _ princes william and harry. i think when the palace amounts - princes william and harry. i think when the palace amounts the -- | when the palace amounts the —— announced — when the palace amounts the —— announced the procession, prince harry— announced the procession, prince harry and — announced the procession, prince harry and prince william were separated by peter phillips, princess— separated by peter phillips, princess and's son. for them, always a bigger— princess and's son. for them, always a bigger boy, — princess and's son. for them, always a bigger boy, the big cousin they all sbent — a bigger boy, the big cousin they air spent a — a bigger boy, the big cousin they all spent a lot of time with who had been _ all spent a lot of time with who had been brilliant and had been up in scotland — been brilliant and had been up in scotland at the time of their ntother's_ scotland at the time of their mother's death and had been very helpful— mother's death and had been very helpful in— mother's death and had been very helpful in trying to take their mind off it _ helpful in trying to take their mind off it. very, — helpful in trying to take their mind off it. very, very close to peter phillips, — off it. very, very close to peter phillips, without any doubt, and we all know— phillips, without any doubt, and we all know from cousins, the eldest is always— all know from cousins, the eldest is always in— all know from cousins, the eldest is always in prime position. i could hardly— always in prime position. i could hardly see — always in prime position. i could hardly see the boys would be getting to fisticuffs walking behind their grandfather's coffin. what is interesting is that the indus the service, — interesting is that the indus the service, the royals were supposed to id service, the royals were supposed to go back— service, the royals were supposed to go back to _ service, the royals were supposed to go back to windsor castle —— in of
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the service — go back to windsor castle —— in of the service. because it was warm and they had _ the service. because it was warm and they had been sitting in a church for an— they had been sitting in a church for an hour— they had been sitting in a church for an hour or they had been sitting in a church foran hour or so, they had been sitting in a church for an hour or so, they decided to have _ for an hour or so, they decided to have a _ for an hour or so, they decided to have a bit— for an hour or so, they decided to have a bit of— for an hour or so, they decided to have a bit of a walk up the hill. i'm have a bit of a walk up the hill. in not— have a bit of a walk up the hill. in not sure _ have a bit of a walk up the hill. i'm not sure they were even aware that the — i'm not sure they were even aware that the cameras were still on them, but we _ that the cameras were still on them, but we saw— that the cameras were still on them, but we saw kate talking to harry and getting _ but we saw kate talking to harry and getting harry to talk to william, and they— getting harry to talk to william, and they seemed to be having an interesting discussion. and i think we all— interesting discussion. and i think we all thought if harry and william can somehow mend fences and put things— can somehow mend fences and put things back to how they were, this would _ things back to how they were, this would be — things back to how they were, this would be brilliant. and if this very sad day— would be brilliant. and if this very sad day accomplished one thing, to -et sad day accomplished one thing, to get these _ sad day accomplished one thing, to get these brothers together, that would _ get these brothers together, that would be — get these brothers together, that would be good. of course, who knows? there's— would be good. of course, who knows? there's a _ would be good. of course, who knows? there's a lot _ would be good. of course, who knows? there's a lot to be sorted, but it was great — there's a lot to be sorted, but it was great to see them walking up the hill and _ was great to see them walking up the hill and talking to one another. gk, hill and talking to one another. ok, let's turn to — hill and talking to one another. ok, let's turn to the _ hill and talking to one another. ok let's turn to the sunday times. change of subject. nhs data at height of the first wave. yes.
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change of subject. nhs data at height of the first wave. yes, this is the ongoing — height of the first wave. yes, this is the ongoing saga _ height of the first wave. yes, this is the ongoing saga with - height of the first wave. yes, this is the ongoing saga with the - height of the first wave. yes, this i is the ongoing saga with the sunday times and the financial times. this ongoing lobby sandal about the former prime minister involving the screen still company which has since gone into bust —— greensill. mr cameron must be wondering why so many e—mails are leaking. it also has figures saying despite the talks they had, there was no attempt to sign up to what he was offering with nhs england. just sign up to what he was offering with nhs england-— nhs england. just to bring in two statements _ nhs england. just to bring in two statements that _ nhs england. just to bring in two statements that have _ nhs england. just to bring in two statements that have come - nhs england. just to bring in two statements that have come off i nhs england. just to bring in two. statements that have come off the back of this. last night, we had a spokesman for david cameron who said that these discussions were about the mechanics to ensure it was
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delivered for nhs workers efficiently. also a representative from the greensill family has said that it was never supposed to make a profit. elects greensill �*s demo because stated that the project didn't succeed —— lex greensill is devastated. we're still continuing with the subject. a warning to the prime minister. i warning to the prime minister. i think that... i don't know now. there are now so many different stories coming out. i there are now so many different stories coming out.— there are now so many different stories coming out. i guess there will be some _ stories coming out. i guess there will be some sort _ stories coming out. i guess there will be some sort of— stories coming out. i guess there will be some sort of inquiry. - stories coming out. i guess there will be some sort of inquiry. i - will be some sort of inquiry. i think— will be some sort of inquiry. i think that, _ will be some sort of inquiry. i think that, in other countries, there — think that, in other countries, there is— think that, in other countries, there is lobbying, there are people involved _ there is lobbying, there are people involved in— there is lobbying, there are people involved in both sides, sometimes the government and business. i think what we _ the government and business. i think what we all— the government and business. i think what we all fear is this now have two be _ what we all fear is this now have two be totally transparent, very,
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very clear — two be totally transparent, very, very clear to members of parliament, to companies, to everybody. this has -ot to companies, to everybody. this has got to— to companies, to everybody. this has got to be _ to companies, to everybody. this has got to be declared. david cameron said he _ got to be declared. david cameron said he didn't do anything wrong, but he _ said he didn't do anything wrong, but he did — said he didn't do anything wrong, but he did directly try to speak to the chancellor and other members of the chancellor and other members of the government. i guess what it means— the government. i guess what it means is— the government. i guess what it means is access has got to be clearly— means is access has got to be clearly to— means is access has got to be clearly to find in the way you get access, — clearly to find in the way you get access, and i think it's notjust the red — access, and i think it's notjust the red i— access, and i think it's notjust the red i think we all want to see that these — the red i think we all want to see that these things are very clearly done~ _ that these things are very clearly done and — that these things are very clearly done. and nobody is taking advantage of anyone _ done. and nobody is taking advantage of anyone i_ done. and nobody is taking advantage of anyone. i don't believe he has, but we _ of anyone. i don't believe he has, but we will— of anyone. i don't believe he has, but we will see. the only way we'll discover _ but we will see. the only way we'll discover it — but we will see. the only way we'll discover it is— but we will see. the only way we'll discover it is the back stories and seeing _ discover it is the back stories and seeing exactly what happens, and possibly— seeing exactly what happens, and possibly see what's happening before this case _ possibly see what's happening before this case arose. maybe this is the way this— this case arose. maybe this is the way this has always been done, and some _ way this has always been done, and some of— way this has always been done, and some of us— way this has always been done, and some of us have been not clear exactly — some of us have been not clear exactly how it's been done. i exactly how it's been done. suppose exactly how it's been done. i suppose the question is observing
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the spirit of the rules, maybe that's not good enough because it's been described as shameful, peter, the current situation. the blurring of public and private line. i the current situation. the blurring of public and private line.- of public and private line. i think the other striking _ of public and private line. i think the other striking thing - of public and private line. i think the other striking thing is - of public and private line. i think the other striking thing is that i the other striking thing is that this is a senior conservative who is issuing this morning. seized on by the labour party. test of electoral opinion in the coming weeks, it is something that the labour leader has tried to make an issue and stick on this government. that's what this government wants to do, focus on the suggestion that this is all to do with the cameron era and not representative of what is now. fin representative of what is now. on that note, thank you both very much. peter hunt and eve pollard, thank you. and thank you forjoining us this evening for tomorrow's papers. next, it's the film review.
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