Prankster pays for 'democracy' death notice in newspaper

Democracy

Monday, April 15, 2019

A prankster has paid for a death notice for UK democracy to be published in The Times newspaper.

The announcement takes aim at the delay to Brexit day, and appeared alongside the usual death notices in today's edition of the paper.

"It was with sad regret that Democracy died quietly in her sleep at 11pm, on the 29th March 2019," the notice read.

"The cause of death was by foul play and the culprits have yet to be brought to justice.

"Democracy campaigned for the rule of law, human rights and free elections.

"She listened to everyone and favoured the majority in all her decisions.

"She will be sorely missed. God have mercy on her soul."

Prices for printing a death notice in the newspaper start at £87, according to the News UK website.

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