The papers revolve around the deepening crisis over the Northern Ireland Protocol.
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Monday’s front pages are dominated by emergency talks between Boris Johnson and Northern Ireland’s political leaders in a bid to break a Stormont deadlock caused by post-Brexit trading arrangements.

The Independent, the Daily Express, the i and The Daily Telegraph all lead with the deepening row over the protocol as the PM tries to negotiate with the EU. The latter adds that Mr Johnson has warned that the Northern Ireland Protocol is holding Westminster back from helping with the cost-of-living crisis as he prepares to approve a law scrapping key parts of the agreement.

Monday’s INDEPENDENT Digital: “End row on protocol by using flexibility shown to Ukraine, Britain tells EU” #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/DJMyXRMVwx

— Allie Hodgkins-Brown (@AllieHBNews) May 15, 2022

Monday’s Daily EXPRESS: “Boris Warns EU: We’ll Act If You Don’t Change” #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/YuW85oi7WA

— Allie Hodgkins-Brown (@AllieHBNews) May 15, 2022

Monday’s i – “PM’s gamble risks trade war with EU” #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/79ekZVrvd1

— Allie Hodgkins-Brown (@AllieHBNews) May 15, 2022

? The front page of tomorrow’s Daily Telegraph:

‘PM attacks Brussels over cost of living crisis’#TomorrowsPapersToday

Sign up for the Front Page newsletterhttps://t.co/x8AV4Oomry pic.twitter.com/osldO0SfoR

— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) May 15, 2022

Elsewhere, the Daily Mail and The Sun splash with a beaming Queen as she attends the first of her national Platinum Jubilee events.

Monday’s Daily MAIL: “Radiant, Happy And Simply… Glorious” #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/0CISHNp0qW

— Allie Hodgkins-Brown (@AllieHBNews) May 15, 2022

On tomorrow’s front page: The Queen’s all smiles as Top Gun movie star Tom Cruise got her 70th Jubilee celebrations off to a flying start pic.twitter.com/OEgxMECXXS

— The Sun (@TheSun) May 15, 2022

The Times carries an interview with the new chief inspector of constabulary, with him telling the paper that police forces “are ‘not the thought police’ and must focus on driving down crime given that charge rates are at their lowest in more than 30 years”.

Monday’s TIMES: “You are not the thought police, top officers told” #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/E0MMzbYjh1

— Allie Hodgkins-Brown (@AllieHBNews) May 15, 2022

The Guardian, meanwhile, reports that police leaders have accused Priti Patel of a “power grab” that would allow the home secretary to intervene in local law enforcement matters and silence chiefs who want to speak out on issues deemed politically sensitive.

Guardian front page, Monday 16/5/22: Police chiefs accuse home secretary of ‘power grab’ pic.twitter.com/gmbfcAKcow

— Guardian news (@guardiannews) May 15, 2022

“Ukraine’s defiant promise: Kyiv will host Eurovision,” Metro writes, after the besieged country won the international song competition over the weekend.

Tomorrow’s Paper Tonight ?

? UKRAINE’S DEFIANT PROMISE: KYIV WILL HOST EUROVISION.#Tomorrowspaperstoday

Read more here ?https://t.co/SdVazIYOjR pic.twitter.com/gZ5vQnUaRW

— Metro (@MetroUK) May 15, 2022

The Financial Times splashes with the “new era” signalled by Finland and Sweden joining Nato in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Just published: front page of the Financial Times UK edition Monday May 16 https://t.co/YxhUj4PuJF pic.twitter.com/t026wI6cgW

— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) May 15, 2022

The Daily Mirror covers the racially-motivated mass shooting which happened over the weekend in Buffalo in the US which saw an 18-year-old white man kill 10 people at a supermarket.

Tomorrow’s front page: Victims of hate #TomorrowsPapersToday https://t.co/t29iFnw8mj pic.twitter.com/5BhGOW4bDL

— The Mirror (@DailyMirror) May 15, 2022

And the Daily Star reports Britain is about to be “blitzed by thunderstorms” and a second heatwave.

Monday’s front page: Flash bang wallop???#TomorrowsPapersTodayhttps://t.co/sgvK8errR1 pic.twitter.com/nP9h0sdlTZ

— Daily Star (@dailystar) May 15, 2022

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