[Blogs] The Papers: Migrant plan 'inhumane' and Sussexes visit Queen
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Image caption, The reaction to new government plans to fly asylum seekers to Rwanda to have their applications processed leads many of the papers. The Times says the government wants the first flights to take place within weeks and for tens of thousands of people to be moved in the next few years. The paper also carries the news that the Moskva, the flagship of Russia's Black Sea fleet, has sunk after apparently being hit by two Ukrainian anti-ship missiles.Image caption, The government's plans are called "nasty" and "inhumane" on the front page of the Mirror. The paper also quotes a former Home Office official saying they "may well be unworkable".Image caption, The government's plan to send some asylum seekers to be processed in Rwanda has been branded "inhumane", says the Guardian. The paper reports that the plan could lead to a short-term rise in people trying to cross the Channel and that it could be challenged in the courts.Image caption, The government is braced for a legal challenge over the plans, says the i. It quotes the UN Refugee Agency warning that people "should not be traded like commodities and transferred abroad".Image caption, The Mail quotes the prime minister pledging to do "whatever it takes" to see the plans enacted and reports the scheme will be backdated to cover anyone who has arrived in the UK since the start of the year. The front page also carries news that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have secretly flown to the UK to see the Queen at Windsor.Image caption, Further government plans to hand responsibility for patrolling the Channel to the Royal Navy lead the Express. The paper says seven vessels, drones, and a helicopter will be deployed to intercept smugglers and quotes the prime minister saying the plans will ensure "no boat makes it to the UK undetected".Image caption, The Sun leads with the Sussexes' visit to Windsor, saying the couple flew in on Wednesday, and notes that it is their first joint UK trip since quitting as senior royals in March 2020.Image caption, A British man fighting in the Ukrainian army was "paraded on Russian television" on Wednesday night and appeared to have been severely beaten, the Telegraph reports. The paper says that Aiden Aslin, 28, believed to have been captured in Mariupol, was seen handcuffed with a gash on his forehead and a swollen eye.Image caption, And the front page of the Star features what it calls a "get-out-of-jail-free rosette" for anyone who breached Covid lockdowns. The story reads: "Home Secretary Priti Patel - whose job is to uphold the law - says we should all forgive law-breakers if they've said sorry. Priceless."
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