Regime change at the Daily Mail will create aftershocks across Middle England | Alan Rusbridger

The departure of Fleet Street titan Paul Dacre could prove highly significant for Brexit

This was not how Steven Spielberg or Richard Curtis would have scripted it. A feelgood movie about a veteran editor at the end of his career would have had the hero stepping down at the climax of his last and greatest campaign. The gnarled but lovable chief would write his final triumphalist headline before parading out of the office to a schmaltzy mix of applause and tears.

And maybe that is how Paul Dacre imagined the end of his 26-year tenure of the Daily Mail. He would stay in the job just long enough to drive a final stake through the heart of Britain’s relationship with Europe. It would be the crowning moment of glory to round off a long and remarkable newspaper career.

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