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Rosie future?

It is one of the strangest tales of Blairite Britain-the Express is going left, young and up-market all at once

By Jean Seaton   October 1998

Lord Hollick has a problem at the Express: my dad. I don’t suppose he will be losing much sleep about a nonagenarian retired butcher, even if he has been reading the paper since 1921. Nevertheless, the way my dad relates to a newspaper he has thought of as “his” for most of the 20th century might shed some light on the risky transplant operation which has been going on at the Express. Contemplating a venerable and ailing patient, Hollick has stuffed it with vital organs from every corner of what used to be known as Fleet Street. The question is…

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