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Editorial: Alton Towers’ early closes make sense

To say Alton Towers has struggled massively since the Smiler accident this summer, would be an understatement. The park has been virtually deserted during weekdays, including some over the usually-busy school holidays.

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Editorial: Flawed systems at work on The Smiler

Alton Towers is in an unprecedented third day of closure, following the worst accident in the theme park’s history. When the Smiler rollercoaster collided and seriously injured four guests on Tuesday, the whole country seemed…