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Newspaper headlines: Brexit ‘deadlock’, and Weinstein claims

Image caption The Daily Telegraph leads on rumours of a “potentially disastrous Tory rebellion”, which the paper says has caused the prime minister’s EU withdrawal bill to be put on hold.
Image caption The Guardian leads on what it describes as the “chaos” of Brexit talks, as the EU warns of “deadlock”. It adds that back in Westminster, a “whispering campaign” is building against Chancellor Philip Hammond.
Image caption The Daily Mail says former Chancellor Lord Lawson has accused Mr Hammond of “sabotage”, after what the paper calls a “string of gloomy pronouncements on Brexit” from his successor.
Image caption The Sun adds to the continuing revelations about movie producer Harvey Weinstein. It reports that the British TV presenter and former pop star Myleene Klass says she was propositioned with a “sex contract” by Weinstein during the Cannes film festival in 2010.
Image caption The Daily Mirror leads on an allegation from UK actress Kate Beckinsale, who – the paper says – alleges Weinstein “tried it on with her” at a London hotel when she was 17. As allegations against the movie producer mount, his spokeswoman has said he believed all these relationships to be consensual.
Image caption Meanwhile the Metro leads on confirmation from Scotland Yard that Weinstein is being investigated by the Metropolitan Police in connection with an alleged sexual assault.
Image caption The i reports that more than 20 actresses have made accusations against Weinstein. The producer – who denies the allegations – has said he deserves a second chance.
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Image caption The Daily Star reports that the producer was headed to a rehab clinic on Thursday, when he told reporters that he was “not OK” and had to get help.
Image caption The Times leads with a report that “more than 150” Vietnamese children rescued from traffickers and placed in the care of UK councils have disappeared from care and foster homes since 2015.
Image caption The Financial Times leads on a new appointment at HSBC, which has named John Flint – currently head of the bank’s retail and wealth management arm – as its next chief executive. It is a sign – the paper says – that the bank has “opted for continuity”.
Image caption And the Daily Express warns that the tail of Hurricane Ophelia is set to batter Britain with 80mph winds on Monday – 30 years on from the Great Storm of 1987.

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