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24 March 2015

Who is that in David Cameron’s kitchen?

Forget the Tory leadership race. There's a ghost in the Cameron kitchen!

By Media Mole

There’s something strange on the Mail‘s frontpage this morning.

No, not Dave and Sam in their rather plush Oxfordshire kitchen. Look closer:


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Who, or what can it be? It could be a victim of the DWP’s sanctions regime – in Japan, one homeless woman lived undetected in another man’s flat for close to a year. Or, given the age of the Cameron pile, it could be a ghost. In fact, it looks a little bit like some of the more flattering portraits of Richard III…