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A dismal Euros for Mail reporter Andy Dolan, who travelled thousands of miles covering England in the thankless early stages, only to be subbed at the finals.

LATE SUN
The Sun waited until the last second to endorse Keir Starmer, who as director of public prosecutions once oversaw the trials of several of its hacks.

DEFINITELY MAYBE
Weasel words and actions from the Times, which switched off readers' comments amid jeers over its grudging conversion to a likely Labour victory.

SACKABLE OFFENCE
Evening Standard hacks finally learnt who faces the sack as the print paper winds down – except that management appear uncertain who does what.

NO-PIZZA EXPRESS
Express hacks toiling through election night had to get by on biscuits – unlike fellow Reach stablemates at the Mirror.

HEAVE-HO HO HO...
Farewell to Geoff Ho, business and finance editor at the Daily and Sunday Express, ruled surplus to requirements by publisher Reach despite past heroics.

JOKE CHARACTERS
Lobby hacks were indignant after the Telegraph ran a picture of them chortling with the new Dear Leader en route to a Nato summit. Sauce for the goose...

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