Australia's deputy PM sex scandal sparks debate over private life of public figures
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IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Thursday, February 8: Kim Jong-un's sister makes a historic visit to the South ahead of the Winter Games. The Independent reports that Turkey is recruiting former Islamic State group members to fight againt the Kurds. Australia's deputy prime minister is embroiled in a sex scandal. Japan's Princess Mako postpones her wedding, saying she needs more time - but is there trouble in paradise? Finally, hooliganism hits the genteel sport of lawn bowls!
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Who is Kim Jo-Yong, the sister of the North Korean leader? The papers look at her historic visit to the South.
The Independent reveals that Turkey has been secretly recruiting former Islamic State group fighters to battle the Kurds in Afrin.
Do politicians have the right to a private life? Australians ponder this as their deputy PM is caught in a sex scandal.
Japan's Princess Mako postpones her wedding, saying she needs more time - but the tabloids think there might be trouble in paradise with her commoner fiancé!
Finally, hooliganism scandalizes the genteel sport of... lawn bowls in the UK!