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Irish Herald’s headline fail

Irish Herald's headline fail
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Oh dear. We're only two months into 2018 and already the winner for 'headline fail of the year' appears to have been found. The Irish Herald today publishes a report on a man who 'lived' in a flat with his 'dead wife's body in a wardrobe for 48 hours'.

Rather unfortunately the accompanying half page advert is for... discount wardrobes:

https://twitter.com/Trickstersworld/status/965573039294468096

Mr S hopes that this wasn't advertising selling against the story...

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