AFTER seven weeks of party campaigning, General Election polling day has arrived.
On June 8, papers across the country revealed their front pages and many took the opportunity to show support for a particular political party.
Here’s the front papers from Thursday morning:
The Daily Express rhymed with a ‘Vote for May today’ headline
The Daily Mail warned against Labour tax proposals and even provided a guide to tactical Tory voting.
The Daily Mirror gave the Labour Party it’s only front page support, calling on the public not to vote for five more years of Tory government.
The Daily Telegraph also gave Theresa May’s campaign their backing
The Guardian reported on both campaigns, remaining impartial
The Sun’s front page directly attacked Jeremy Corbyn, calling him a ‘Marxist Extremist’…
While the Scottish Sun backed Nicola Sturgeon
The Times featured both rival leaders and included the quote: “Do not mistake that the ballot is stronger than the bullet.”
The Daily Record took front page inspiration from the Irvine Welsh classic Trainspotting, and urged voters not to choose Tory.
The Scotsman chose to take an impartial stance and instead focused on the heightened security at polling stations.
The National dedicated today’s front page to the SNP and the possibility of a second independence referendum.
The Herald chose a balanced approach, with Nicola Sturgeon, Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn all pictured.
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