Grief and anger over death of Chinese coronavirus whistleblower
IN THE PAPERS - Friday, 07.02.2020: Irish papers look ahead to Saturday's election, with both main parties accusing each other of considering a coalition with Sinn Féin. The Irish republican party is leading in the polls but still struggling to shake off its violent IRA legacy. We also look at the outpouring of grief and anger in China after the death of coronavirus whistleblower Li Wenliang. One user writes that his silencing will remain "a shame in China's anti-epidemic history". Plus, the Academy sparks confusion ahead of the Oscars by tweeting out a list of its award predictions.