By Alana Calvert, PA
Tuesday’s front pages are dominated by the introduction of legislation for remote working, and Russian military exercises off the coast of Ireland.
The Irish Times and the Irish Examiner both lead with the Government rejecting to introduce a right to work from home. Instead, proposed legislation will allow employees to request remote working.
Elsewhere, The Echo reports that almost a quarter of Co Cork’s political representatives have received death threats, according to a new survey.
The Irish Independent reports that the Government are beginning to identify the most suitable locations for remote working hubs across the country.
Meanwhile, the Irish Daily Mail and the Irish Sun lead with plans by Russia to hold navy military exercises off the coast of Ireland. On Monday, the Minister for Foreign Affairs said the exercises were “not welcome” amid increasing international tensions over a Russian invasion of Ukraine
The Irish Daily Star leads with the funeral of Peadar Doyle, the man whose body was brought in to a Carlow post office.
Tuesday’s front page pic.twitter.com/ZlFkUIlWds
— Irish Daily Star (@IsFearrAnStar) January 25, 2022
While the Belfast Telegraph reports that the leader of the UUP could face the standard’s watchdog over tweets he posted online.
Good morning readers. Stay with @BelTel for all your breaking news.
— Belfast Telegraph (@BelTel) January 25, 2022
In Britain, the front pages are dominated by fresh partygate revelations after Downing Street admitted that Carrie Johnson threw a birthday party for Boris Johnson in 2020.
The Guardian writes that on June 19th, 2020, the British prime minister’s then-fiancée threw him a birthday party which was attended by up to 30 staff – despite Covid rules at the time banning indoor social gatherings.
Guardian front page, Tuesday 25 January 2022: Johnson faces fresh outrage over birthday party in No 10 pic.twitter.com/cnm33HjhIn
— The Guardian (@guardian) January 24, 2022
The Daily Mirror, The Sun, the Daily Star and i also lead with the claims, with the Mirror quoting the daughter of a man who died of Covid in the weeks before the birthday party, calling it “sickening”.
— The Mirror (@DailyMirror) January 24, 2022
— The Sun (@TheSun) January 24, 2022
— Daily Star (@dailystar) January 24, 2022
Tuesday’s front page: Johnson’s problems grow with birthday party leak#TomorrowsPapersToday
— i newspaper (@theipaper) January 24, 2022
Members of Mr Johnson’s team were emailed in advance asking them to come to “wish the prime minister happy birthday”, according to a source quoted in The Times.
— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) January 24, 2022
In more fresh claims of misconduct at Downing Street, The Independent reports that an Islamophobia review announced by the Tories in 2019 had not progressed beyond that.
— Tomorrows Papers Today (@TmorrowsPapers) January 24, 2022
Elsewhere, Metro, the Daily Express and the Daily Telegraph all lead with the growing threat of war in Eastern Europe as Western leaders prepare for a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine.
— Metro Newspaper UK (@MetroUKNews) January 24, 2022
— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) January 24, 2022
🗞️The front page of tomorrow’s Daily Telegraph:
‘Biden prepares troops to face Putin threat’#TomorrowsPapersToday
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) January 24, 2022
The Financial Times also carries fears over the potential “lightning war”, quoting the British prime minister as saying the 60 Russian battle groups on the borders of Ukraine could “take out Kyiv”.
— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) January 24, 2022