Daily Star night man claims headline of the month whisky

Here are the headline of the month finalists, as appearing in the July edition of Press Gazette:

Story: England scrape through to a 1-1 draw with the USA after a goal-keeping error from Rob Green gifts a goal to the Americans.

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Headline (honours shared between the News of the World and the Sunday Mirror): HAND OF CLOD

Story: A missing letter from the French philosopher Rene Descartes is discovered after a scholar finds a reference to it on the internet.

Headline (The Guardian): Descartes letter exists, therefore it is found by web surfer

Story: US general Stanley McChrystal is sacked by president Barack Obama after criticising him in a magazine article.

Headline (The Sun): MAC THE KNIFED

But as always there can only be one winner and, not for the first time, a bottle of Jura single malt whisky will be finding its way down to Bristol to sharp-eyed headline spotter Francis Harvey.

Story: TV favourite Declan Donnelly, of Ant and Dec fame, apparently has a hair-raising talent for growing back his thinning head of hair.


Well done to Daily Star night editor Nick Bailey who came up with it and who also receives a bottle of Jura single malt.

The deadline for headline of the month entries for the September edition of Press Gazette is 23 August. Please email them to dominicp@pressgazette.co.uk



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