We’re not saying news of “British beauty” Rebecca Black being thrown into a Dubai jail “accused of having naked s-x in the back of a taxi” isn’t a great yarn. Or that today’s Sun front-page screamer isn’t a cracker:

But we just thought news of another Rebecca (Rebekah) was a bit more interesting. As Paul Barry writes from London of Brooks’ dramatic charging overnight:

“How her old paper, The Sun, would have loved the story, had it not been one of theirs who may be heading for the slammer. How could they have resisted reprising the famous headline that greeted the sinking of the General Belgrano all those years ago?”

Gotcha, indeed.

Peter Fray

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