Read all about it from 1913

Old newspapers found at Strutts
Old newspapers found at Strutts
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two old copies of a former British tabloid newspaper have been found at the Strutts Centre in Belper.

The editions of the Daily Sketch were discovered under two huge sports trophy plates that were being renovated at the Derby Road centre.

A volunteer, who was removing the plates to try and hammer out some dents, made the find.

The papers are from 1913 and dated October 31 and November 5.

That year was sandwiched between two momentous years in history.

In 1912 the Titanic struck an iceberg and sank, while 1914 is most remembered for the beginning of World War One.

On the front page of the October 31 edition was the latest craze to hit London — the Tango Tea Dance. And on the front of the November 5 paper is a picture of Kaiser Wilhelm and his daughter and son-in-law, who was the son of the Duke of Cumberland. Within a year Wilhelm was to be the sworn enemy of Britain.

The Daily Sketch was founded in 1909 in Manchester. It closed in 1971 and merged with the Daily Mail.