In the three days between Page 3’s apparent disappearance and its rise from the grave, various historical narratives were honed to shiny perfection

‘We have no alternative but to summon up one of the Sun’s greatest linguistic innovations. Gotcha!’

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Aiden Gillen as Charlie Haughey in RTÉ series ‘Charlie’. Photograph: RTÉ

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Senator Ted Cruz,  one of Joe Trippi’s  “nutcases”, is the son of a Cuban immigrant who fought for Castro.  Photograph: Reuters/Yuri Gripas

Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush have emerged to save the party from its immoderate urges

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