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This was thought by some a significant factor in the defeat of Ramsay Mac Donald's Labour Party in the 1924 general election, held four days later.

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In 1906, the paper offered £1,000 for the first flight across the English Channel and £10,000 for the first flight from London to Manchester.

Punch magazine thought the idea preposterous and offered £10,000 for the first flight to Mars, but by 1910 both the Mails prizes had been won.

By 1922 the editorial side of the paper was fully engaged in promoting the benefits of modern appliances and technology to free its female readers from the drudgery of housework.

On 25 October 1924, the Daily Mail published the forged Zinoviev letter, which indicated that British Communists were planning violent revolution.

Printing of the Scottish Daily Mail was switched from Edinburgh to the Deansgate plant in Manchester in 1968 and, for a while, The People was also printed on the Mail presses in Deansgate.

In 1987, printing at Deansgate ended and the northern editions were thereafter printed at other Associated Newspapers plants.The paper's circulation dropped from 1,386,000 to 238,000. Asquith accused the paper of being disloyal to the country.Fifteen hundred members of the London Stock Exchange burned unsold copies and called for a boycott of the Harmsworth Press. When Kitchener died, the Mail reported it as a great stroke of luck for the British Empire.At first, Northcliffe had disdained this as a publicity stunt to sell advertising and he refused to attend.But his wife exerted pressure upon him and he changed his view, becoming more supportive.(For full list see Daily Mail aviation prizes.) Before the outbreak of World War I, the paper was accused of warmongering when it reported that Germany was planning to crush the British Empire.

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