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Latest update : 2012-08-22

A fresco defaced

Is it a lion? A monkey? Or a restored 19th century fresco of Jesus Christ?! A massive restoration FAIL is making headlines in Spain - we take a look at the coverage and take a listen to the culprits explanation. Also, Prince Harry praces around naked in Las Vegas but the British papers won't publish the photos and finally the French Interior Minister's wife ruffles feathers with overly-frank interviews.

By James CREEDON

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