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11/05/1971 Britain's oldest tabloid closes

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Murdoch's scandal-hit News of the World to shut down

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Britain's "News of the World" comes to an end

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Where to Find Old Newspaper Articles

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Trans: A British History, edited by Christine Burns

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News of the World to print its last edition

The Daily Sketch was a British national tabloid newspaper, founded in Manchester by Sir Edward Hulton. The paper struggled through the 1950s and 1960s, never managing to compete successfully with the Daily Mirror, and it was subsequently closed and merged with the Daily Mail.
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