5th January 2017

Today’s headlines are: Civil service under fire as EU ambassador replaced; ‘Project Fear’ blasted in new report; Theresa May to set out “Brexit vision”; construction output rises; report predicts Brexit will cut immigration in half.

Daily Express: Project Fear’s Brexit doom-mongering has “LITTLE BASIS IN REALITY”, says damning new report
Telegraph: Theresa May to set out “Brexit vision” and warn UK will quit Single Market if not given control of borders
Daily Express: It’s a STITCH-UP! Farage fumes as civil service stalwart made UK’s new ambassador to the EU
Telegraph: Our shell-shocked civil service is simply not up to the job on BrexitBUSINESS
Daily Mail: Britain’s food and drink exporters are defying Brexit doom-mongers
Northern Echo: Construction output rises at fastest pace for 10 months
Daily Mail: HSBC raises its 2017 growth forecast for Britain
Daily Record: The Scottish Investment Trust hikes dividends on soaring returns
Belfast Telegraph: British-Irish trading links bolstered as Brexit looms