From Piers Morgan to Caitlin Moran: Reactions to The Sun's Page 3 publicity stunt

Responses to The Sun claiming it had a 'mammary lapse' ranged from anger to delight, as the tabloid  printed a topless picture on page three

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Page 3, the controversial topless institution in The Sun, will continue to be printed daily after a brief hiatus - but not everybody's happy about it.

The paper courted publicity this week as it refused to confirm or deny whether the page, which equal rights campaigners believe is sexist, would be pulled permanently after substituting the usual topless women for women in bikinis.

Today, the paper announced the return of nearly naked women on the "Corrections and Clarifications" page, confirming that they would continue to print the pictures.

However, not everybody was happy to see topless Nicole, 22, from Bournemouth winking out at them from the paper.

Meanwhile, plenty of people found something to celebrate:

And finally, the paper's managing editor took a rather more highfalutin approach:

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