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Stamp Of Greatness

by | 19th, September 2003

‘ONCE upon a time, not so long ago, the royal family was happy to hob-nob with fascist dictators. Leading figures could be found taking tea with Der Führer, or sharing a latte with Il Duce. Didn’t do them any harm, did it?

‘I thought the Germans were on OUR side?’

But for some reason, people are a bit touchy about this sort of thing nowadays. So the Royal Mail has taken umbrage at plans by the far-right Northern League in Italy to sell British stamps bearing the face of its leader next to the Queen’s head.

A spokesman for the Royal Mail told the Times that the rules of

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