Double take in Daily Mail

AN oldie, but goodie: It’s hardly hold-the-front-page material, but pages eight and 21 of Saturday’s Scottish Daily Mail bore an uncanny resemblance to each other.

Fair enough, the story in question – about a mum who stood by as her daughter was repeatedly abused – was one of those horrible tales that had all the ingredients to capture people’s attention, but surely it wasn’t worth telling twice in the same paper, on the same day?