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Yesterday’s Papers

On 26 July 1945, the Labour Party secures a landslide win in the General Election

“THE NATION… CAN BE ORGANISED FOR PEACE AND LIFE”

DAVID LLOYD-GEORGE

CUTTING REMARK

When Attlee went to Buckingham Palace to be sworn in as prime minister by the quiet King, he said, “I’ve won the election”. George VI wryly replied, “I know. I heard it on the six o’clock news”.

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About History Revealed

Follow the rise and fall of France's most infamous dictator, Napoleon, all the way from emperor to exile. Also inside, celebrate 200 years of Jane Austen and discover what life was really like for Ancient Greeks living in Sparta, the civilisation's most brutal city-state. We've also lined up ten of the greatest partnerships in history, from Marks and Spencer to Rolls and Royce, plus meet the man who inspired 007 – Elizabeth I's forgotten spy, John Dee.