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Feminists Applaud Removal Of Topless Models Section From British Tabloid

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The Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid has featured topless models on its third page for almost 45 years, but none has appeared in the paper since Friday.

The Sun has declined to comment on the change, but the Murdoch-owned Times of London reported Tuesday that the feature had been dropped from the paper's print edition. It said the Sun website would continue to feature topless models.

Labour Party lawmaker Stella Creasy said she was glad to see the end of a feature that told women "that what mattered, frankly, were our breasts, not our brains."

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