Hold The Front Page

I wrote (borrowed? appropriated?) this in 1999, using headlines taken from the 28th May 1999 papers;  I’m going to write a followup this May, as an interesting exercise in observing what has changed in 17 years, and what remains the same in absorbing us, news-wise.

ukpapers (2)

Tragedy of babies born into

Ferguson’s £12million spending limit
Upsets the Deaf

War crimes move
The start of the weekend

We never meant to cause you distress

Topless photo was a mistake –
Two heads four legs and sex appeal!!!

Ban on Viagra to cost millions

Disability benefits threatened

75% off
50% off
25% off
20% off


From Kosovo to Kiss-o-vo

Myra threatens sit in at change of prison
My angel murdered

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