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Jacques Delors: an unlikely Brexit hero

31 December 2023

2:13 AM

31 December 2023

2:13 AM

‘Up yours, Delors!’

It was the perfect headline for the Sun: crude, defiant, unambiguous and directed at a Frenchman. The paper’s front page on 1 November 1990 called on ‘its patriotic family of readers to tell the filthy French to FROG OFF!’

The tabloid was asking its readers to turn towards France at noon the following day and shout the insult in response to the proposal by

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