Picture shows an arrangement of copies of The Sun newspaper front pages on February 13, 2012.
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January 22, 2015 1:15 AM EST

British tabloid the Sun has angered campaigners by reinstating photos of topless female models on its page three.

In its Thursday issue, the best-selling paper published a photo of a bare breasted woman and the header “Clarifications and Corrections” with the announcement, “We’ve had a mammory lapse,” the Guardian reports.

The 44-year-old tradition has long been deemed sexist and outdated by campaigners, many of whom were dismayed by the move.

Labour MP Stella Creasy offered her rather humorous opinion.

But the head of PR at the Sun blasted news outlets for jumping the gun.

[The Guardian]

Write to Helen Regan at helen.regan@timeasia.com.

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