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Charlie Hebdo decapitates Theresa May in latest brush with controversy


By John Glenday | Reporter

June 8, 2017 | 2 min read

Satirical cartoon magazine Charlie Hebdo is fanning the flames of controversy once more with a graphic depiction of a headless Theresa May on its latest front cover, as it turns its unique brand of caricature to a spate of UK terror attacks.

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Charlie Hebdo have depicted a headless Theresa May on its latest front cover

Quoting the British Prime Minister’s "enough is enough speech" in the wake of the latest atrocity in London, the French language title appears to take a pop at the ideals of multiculturalism with May’s disembodied head saying: 'Too much is too much'.

Inside Charlie Hebdo continues the theme with drawings of people fleeing a terror attack in London captioned: 'Slimming tips from ISIS – run fast', while another page references the title's infamous decision to print images of the Prophet Mohammed, which was followed by a terror attack on its own offices, with a bowler capped Briton saying: 'At least one never caricatured the prophet.'

Coinciding with today’s British general election the piece has inevitably made further headlines at home as Britons head to the polls.

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