Leading Article: Prince of all spirits

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The Independent Culture
SO THE New Millennium Experience Company and Peter Mandelson are having trouble finding a single sponsor for the "Spirit Zone" of the Millennium Dome - the part devoted to religious experience. One assumes they would already have tried the obvious candidates: Bacardi rum, Smirnoff vodka or Maggie Thatcher's favourite brand of scotch.

So perhaps when the new Secretary of State for Trade and Industry comes back from his holiday he could try contacting his friend the Prince of Wales and encouraging him to make a start as "Defender of Faiths" by digging deep into his mother's purse and making a suitable contribution.

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