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Artist or CreatorDavid Langdon
Title or Caption"Maybe if we radioed the QE 2, they could spare a frigate to protect us...." / "Don't ever shout 'Butterfingers.' You know how sensitive they are over EEC." / "Fine reputation we're getting - America is where you're either mugged or bugged..." / "We're not against pay strikes, mate, but that happens to be a prison wall!"
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Published bySunday Mirror
Date29 Apr 1973
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptGrimsby
Hotel
All out May 1
Police
Implied textButter mountain.
Cod war
NotesNews: 16 Apr: The liner Queen Elizabeth 2 left for Haifa with 620 Jews on board on their way to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding of Israel. The ship underwent one of the biggest security checks for a peacetime voyage and a big security operation was mounted at Heathrow as the passengers flew in from the USA.
News: 25 Apr: Twenty British trawlers engaged Icelandic patrol boats in a night battle at the disputed fishing grounds in the North Sea.
SubjectsAmerican
European Union
Iceland
QE2
Spectators
USA
bugging devices
butter
cricket
cricketers
fishing boats
gunboats
prisons
strike-calls
tourists
trawlers
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