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Immigrants Take Boston And EU Carves Up Britain

by | 23rd, April 2008

st-georges-day.jpg THE Star leads the way with all things St George , but how do the others follow?

The Express and Mail both take a typically miserable view of this sceptred isle. Both have articles about Boston in Lincolnshire a symbol, it seems of all that is wrong with our dear old country.

The Express helpfully prints the town’s coat of arms, which bears the historic legend: “TWINNED WITH LAVAL, FRANCE.”

But that’s the least of Boston’s problems. The headline calls it “The English Town where 25% of the people are from Eastern Europe”. The Mail prefers a snappier banner: “The market town where they speak 65 languages… and a quarter of the people are East European migrants.” And in case you missed the point, that makes it “A CORNER OF ENGLAND THAT’S BARELY ENGLISH”.

“The once decaying port has even developed a continental café culture,” complains Britain’s leading quality tabloid. Wot no Little Chef?

Well that’s really put a wet blanket on our celebrations. Surely the Sun can cheer us up on the day of our patron saint?

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