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What the papers say – March 7

PA
·2-min read

Reaction to the wage review for health workers and Oprah’s conversation with the Sussexes are splashed on the nation’s front pages.

The Observer reports the Government is facing a public backlash over its 1% pay rise offer to “NHS heroes”, with Sunday People saying industrial action in response to move is likely “as soon as summer”.

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The Sunday Times cites “angry” courtiers who say the Queen will not watch Harry and Meghan’s Oprah interview, while the Daily Star Sunday offers a cut-out “souvenir sick bag” for those who feel queasy while watching the programme.

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The Sunday Mirror carries concerns Kate “will be dragged into Meg bully row” over alleged behaviour by her sister-in-law.

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Meanwhile, Chancellor Rishi Sunak is leading international efforts to make technology firms pay more tax, according to the Sunday Express.

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The Independent says NHS waiting numbers could increase to levels not seen in more than a decade if six million “hidden” patients seek treatment in the coming months.

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And Lord Frost has urged Brussels to drop “any remaining ill will” towards Britain for exiting the bloc, The Sunday Telegraph reports.

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