Newspaper headlines: ‘Secret’ Brexit bill, and Tory rebels warned – BBC News

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SUNDAY TIMES

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The Sunday Times says the UK’s Brexit bill could rise to £50bn because the prime minister’s negotiating position has been weakened by June’s general election result. The paper says the government was expected to offer £20-£30bn, but “a close ally” of Theresa May believes the bill will be higher.

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ThE OBSERVER

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The Observer leads with a story about a “growing revolt” over Mrs May’s premiership from Remain-supporting Conservative MPs. The story adds that a challenge to her leadership of the party could come this autumn.

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SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

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The Sunday Telegraph also looks at a potential pro-EU Tory rebellion, claiming some Europhiles are preparing to join Labour’s attempt to derail a part of Theresa May’s withdrawal bill. The article says some MPs have been “plotting” over the summer recess.

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MaIL ON SUNDAY

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Mrs May is also the subject of the front page story of the Mail on Sunday, which says Conservative campaign strategist Sir Lynton Crosby warned her that announcing June’s election came with “a lot of risk” for the Tory Party.

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Sunday Express

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A story about the Moors murderer Ian Brady leads the Sunday Express. It claims that the serial killer – who died in May – bequeathed personal items, including locks of hair and old handkerchiefs, to people who wrote to him in prison.

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SUNDAY MIRROR

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The Sunday Mirror claims that Wayne Rooney allegedly spent an evening with a woman, before being arrested for drinking and driving

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SUNDAY PEOPLE

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The Sunday People leads with an interview from a woman who says she spent time with Wayne Rooney before he was arrested.

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