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What the papers say – September 13

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The Archbishop of Canterbury features on the front pages on Thursday.

What the papers say

A variety of stories make the front pages on Wednesday – from a speech by the Archbishop of Canterbury to the latest on Brexit.

The Daily Mirror runs with the headline “Deliver us from evil” as it reports on Justin Welby’s “furious attack” on Amazon for not paying enough tax.

He also criticised the gig economy and Universal Credit in a speech at the TUC Congress in Manchester, the paper adds.

The archbishop was attacked by Conservative MPs for “parroting Labour policy”, The Times says.

Politics leads many of the papers, with the i reporting that Tory plotters are planning an April coup against the Prime Minister.

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Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab writes in the Daily Telegraph, saying Britain will not pay its divorce bill in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

And The Guardian leads on a warning from former PM Gordon Brown that the world is “sleepwalking” towards a repeat of the financial crisis a decade ago.

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“How has our country come to this?”, questions the Daily Express as it reports on Jacob Rees-Mogg’s children being targeted by protesters in a “sickening” tirade outside his home.

Meanwhile, The Sun says a 50-year-old grandmother is to become the UK’s oldest mother of quads.

The Daily Mail asks “How much can drivers take?” as it leads on petrol prices hitting a four-year high, while the Financial Times says the impending hurricane due to hit the US east coast has heightened fears of a global shortfall of fuel.

And the Metro reports on fury from rail passengers after Sir Richard Branson complained on social media about people being late.

Elsewhere, the Daily Star says Maureen Lipman refuses to watch her new character on Coronation Street because it leaves her “depressed”.

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