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Warning: This post was published more than 12 years ago.

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Andrew Brown’s helmintholog looks at the front pages of the most popular papers in our country on the day following the death of one of the most widely respected world leaders in history. Highlights include The People: “Drunk for 2yrs solid” and “The Corrie Monster exclusive”; and the ‘upmarket’ Daily Mail: “Camilla will be Princess of Wales”.

And we’re supposed to have one of the best press packs in the world.

This 468th post was filed under: News and Comment.






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