‘Judgement Day’ - What newspapers home and abroad say ahead of cabinet meeting

Journalists begin to gather in Downing Street ahead of Brexit cabinet meeting. Photograph: Victoria

Journalists begin to gather in Downing Street ahead of Brexit cabinet meeting. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire - Credit: PA

Theresa May's Brexit deal makes headlines on Wednesday's papers after Downing Street announced it had agreed terms with the European Union.

Front cover of the Daily Mail ahead of Theresa May's cabinet meeting

Front cover of the Daily Mail ahead of Theresa May's cabinet meeting - Credit: Archant

The plans will be put to the Cabinet on Wednesday afternoon - more than two years after Britain voted to leave the bloc of 28 countries.

The Daily Mail leads with the headline 'Judgment Day', reporting May will insist it is 'make or break'.

Inside, the paper's leader said: 'The people's will today is to get Brexit over and end the uncertainty. For the people's sake, give Mrs May's hard-won deal a chance.'

The i's headline of 'deal done' gives way to a list of the potential obstacles facing Mrs May, adding: 'Now all the Prime Minister has to do is get it past her Cabinet, the Commons, the Lords, the DUP and 27 EU nations...'

Front cover of the Daily Telegraph ahead of Theresa May's cabinet meeting

Front cover of the Daily Telegraph ahead of Theresa May's cabinet meeting - Credit: Archant


You may also want to watch:


The Daily Telegraph speaks of Mrs May's 'moment of truth', while the Daily Express says she has the 'fight of her life' to convince the nation her deal is the best for Britain.

The Times says May has been accused of 'betrayal' as she puts 'her future in the hands of senior ministers'.

Most Read

In Ireland, the Irish Examiner calls it D-Day, while over the Channel the latest on the deal also features on the fronts.

French paper Les Echos runs with 'May puts everything on the divorce project', Belgian De Morgen calls it 'the moment of truth for Brexit', while De Tijd calls it 'D-Day'.

Front cover of the i newspaper ahead of Theresa May's cabinet meeting

Front cover of the i newspaper ahead of Theresa May's cabinet meeting - Credit: Archant

In the French-speaking Belgian press, L'Echo says the 'divorce papers are ready' but that it will not 'be the easiest thing...' while Le Soir writes the horizon 'suddenly cleared on Tuesday'.

Meanwhile in Sweden, Dagens Nyheter plays a straight bat saying 'Brexit agreement can be completed today' on its front page while Svenska Dagbladet says it is 'near'.

Become a Supporter

The New European is proud of its journalism and we hope you are proud of it too. We believe our voice is important - both in representing the pro-EU perspective and also to help rebalance the right wing extremes of much of the UK national press. If you value what we are doing, you can help us by making a contribution to the cost of our journalism.

Become a supporter
Comments powered by Disqus