Newsround: what Monday's papers say

Trump vows to deport up to three million immigrants and Taoiseach warns there is no money for pay rises

14th November, 2016
Wednesday's papers

The top stories in Monday's newspapers:


-The paper's front page features Donald Trump as its main story, reporting that the US president-elect has said he will deport or imprison up to three million undocumented immigrants when he takes office next year.

- The paper also reports that Irish government ministers have privately criticised leading British ministers, including Boris Johnson, in briefings to colleagues on the UK's exit from the European Union.

-On its Home News pages, the paper says that spending on social housing in Dublin is to rise by more than 90 per cent to almost €800 million over the next three years under plans to be presented to city councillors tonight.

-Taoiseach Enda Kenny has signalled that the government will engage in talks with unions on a successor to the Lansdowne Road pay accord but he has warned there will be no money available next year for further rises.


-Britain and France have snubbed a contentious EU emergency meeting to align the bloc's approach to Donald Trump's election, exposing rifts in Europe over the US vote, the paper says.

-Its front page also carries a story on Tesco, saying the supermarket giant ignored warning signs that its vulnerable software was being targeted by cyber criminals for months before thousands of its customers had money stolen a week ago.

-On its international pages, the paper says that the Baltic states are fearful of US policy changes as Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia worry that their security is under threat from across the Atlantic.

-The FT's Big Read focuses on France, reporting that the government has stubbornly resisted calls to privatise its holdings in a range of companies. But ahead of the presidential election and with the economy stagnant, political pressure is growing for a sell-off.


-Unnecessary labels of emotional and behavioural conditions are being given to some children in order to get extra educational resources, the paper reports on its front page.

-Two people were killed and thousands were forced to flee their homes for higher ground as a powerful quake rocked New Zealand.

-The paper also reports on Donald Trump, saying the president-elect has backed away from a promise to build a wall on the US-Mexican border, saying some areas could instead be "fencing".

-Its Business section reports that the head of IDA Ireland has insisted that there is no justification for claims by Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster that the Republic is trying to "poach investment" and undermine the North's economy in the wake of Brexit.


-The paper leads with the story that Finance Minister Michael Noonan has flown to the US to hold crisis talks with leading Irish-based multinational firms as fears grow of an exodus of jobs from Ireland under Donald Trump's presidency.

-Its front page also reports that negotiations to replace the Lansdowne Road agreement could begin as soon as April as part of government attempts to prevent growing public sector anger spilling over into widespread strikes.

-It reports that Housing Minister Simon Coveney is facing mounting pressure to include rent control measures in a government plan to tackle the housing market when it is published next month.

-The paper also carries a story that homeowners in Cork are three times as likely to be refused house insurance due to possible flooding risk as householders elsewhere in the country.

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