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Artist or CreatorMichael Cummings
Title or Caption"It's outrageous! The British are behaving as if they're French!"
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date26 Jun 1972
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptBritain floats pound and rocks the Common Market boat
Pompidou
57 Varieties of Rocking The Boat
Gaulle
57 Varieties of Rocking the Boat
Person DepictedPompidou; Georges (1911-1974)
Gaulle; Charles de, (1890-1970)
NotesNews: 24 Jun: The Government allowed the pound to float freely against other currencies, after a week of heavy speculation against sterling. In London and many other centres foreign exchange markets were closed, and would not open until Tuesday. The Treasury announced that exchange controls were being extended to sterling area investment.
Subjectseconomic crises
Slogans
advertising
tomato ketchup
France
poodles
European Union
floating currency
UK
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pounds
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
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GB/BCA/1024Pompidou; Georges (1911-1974)1911-1974   
GB/BCA/193Gaulle; Charles de, (1890-1970)1890-1970   
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