Newspaper headlines: ‘Is this the bomber?’ and Boris Johnson fallout – BBC News

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Boris Johnson and Theresa May are in a “Brexit bill showdown” according to the Telegraph. It says Mr Johnson will tell the prime minister a £30bn divorce settlement is not acceptable and “demand reassurances”. The paper reports the foreign secretary is “concerned” the PM will carry on paying the EU during a transition period with some Tory MPs fearing Mr Johnson could take the “catastrophic” decision to resign if Mrs May fails to appease him in her Florence speech. It adds that ministers are prepared for a possible cabinet reshuffle after next month’s party conference, which could see Mr Johnson “demoted if he does not step into line”. According to the paper, police spoke to the bomb suspect a number of times with the most recent two weeks ago. It also pictures CCTV images 90 minutes before the attack of a male figure holding a supermarket bag.

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The Financial Times leads on the fallout following Boris Johnson’s article referencing Vote Leave’s referendum pledge of £350m a week extra for the NHS. It says the foreign secretary got a “ticking off” by the UK’s Statistics Authority over his Brexit comments in the Telegraph on Saturday. But Mr Johnson claimed the body took issue with the Telegraph’s headline, the FT says. The paper also reports PwC has been accused of “potential conflicts of interest” after advising the water watchdog at the same time as working for water and sewage companies. According to the paper, the business advised clients on their business plans including bill prices, customer service and investment.

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A Whitehall official has said Boris Johnson’s Brexit vision makes “life more difficult” for Britain’s negotiators, according to the Guardian. The paper says the PM will struggle to “strike the right tone” in her speech in Florence, with critics saying the foreign secretary put “personal ambition before the interests of the country”. It adds that although Michael Gove was not informed about Mr Johnson’s article before it was published he was “reluctant to criticise” him saying he backed many of the points raised. The paper also reports on the two suspects being questioned by police over the Parsons Green attack. It says Amber Rudd claims “good progress” has been made.

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The Times says Boris Johnson has been left “politically isolated” after fellow Leave campaigner and Tory minister Michael Gove refused to support his Brexit intervention. It says Mr Gove denied he and Mr Johnson had agreed to quit if the PM made too many compromises over Brexit. An ally of the environment secretary told the paper: “If there was a suicide pact of that nature, you’d think Boris would have had the courtesy to tell us he was going to jump”. The Times also reports the Tube attack suspect was arrested because he was wearing a distinctive red hat that matched CCTV footage from the crime scene. It adds police were “getting a greater understanding of the preparation of the device”.

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“Is this the bucket bomber?” asks the Metro. The paper pictures CCTV footage of a man carrying a Lidl supermarket bag down a street that it says has since been cordoned off by police. It says the footage was taken 90 minutes before the device was detonated injuring 30 people at Parsons Green station. The paper also reports on the latest in the Boris Johnson Brexit row with the home secretary telling him “stop the backseat driving, Boris”.

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The Mail also leads on the speculation of whether the bomber was captured on CCTV 90 minutes before the attack “strolling in suburbia”. It claims the 18-year-old being held is an Iraqi refugee.

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The Sun also carries the CCTV picture. The paper reports Boris Johnson has been invited “to stand alongside” the PM during her Brexit speech in Florence, Italy. It says sources told the paper the Tories’ “show of unity hangs in the balance” after the foreign secretary published his Brexit vision in the Telegraph.

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One of the Tube attack suspects is a Syrian refugee, claims the i. The paper reports on the latest in the police investigation as a 21-year-old man is arrested and the terror threat level is reduced. It adds neighbours are supporting the foster care couple whose house is being searched by anti-terrorism officers in Sunbury-on-Thames. The paper reports on Amber Rudd’s criticism of Boris’s Brexit involvement after she said the foreign secretary should remember he was not “driving the car”.

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The Star also leads on the CCTV footage of a man leaving a house in Sunbury-on-Thames. It adds footballer Wayne Rooney is due in court on a drink-driving charge on Monday.

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The Express says ministers are considering putting an end to giving compensation to prisoners to “put victims of crime first”. It adds Conservative MP David Davies was seeking to “reverse a toxic culture” which allows human rights lawyers to secure damages over issues like living conditions and methods of restraint. He told the paper his suggestion was “practical” and called upon stopping “this madness”. It also speculates about whether it has a picture of the “bucket bomber”.

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“Cruelty of the badger slaughter” is the headline on the front of the Mirror. The paper says anti-cull activists claim the shooting is “botched” and strict rules are being broken.

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