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Comic Relief

by | 28th, February 2005

‘EVERY few years London likes to confuse tourists by moving its ancient monuments around.

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The British Library, for instance, used to be part of the British Museum before it was moved to its new premises near St Pancras station.

However, such moves come at a cost – and the Telegraph reports this morning that more than 8,000 items have gone missing from the library’s collection since its move.

The biggest theft, it says, is believed to be by a contractor who stole £17,000 worth of comics from a storage area, including the first Beano to feature Dennis The Menace.

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