The Front Page

Poignant news from thirty years ago. Poignant because this month marks the sixteenth anniversary of Tony Miles’ premature death.

The reasons for his defection became clearer four years after this story appeared when the Sunday Times published Nick Pitt’s investigation.

Sharing the front page of a Sunday newspaper with headlines like these would have appealed to his sense of the absurd

Sunday Telegraph, 11 October 1987

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