England's ubiquitous red phone boxes face a dismal future

They've made cameos in every Bond flick and possibly in every movie produced about Great Britain post 1924, but now the red phone boxes that stand sentinel in nearly every village in Engand, Scotland, Wales and Ireland may be headed for museums and landfills.

BT says the payphones are unprofitable and it wants to sweep some 10,000 off the streets. Residents say the boxes are as emblematic of the British Isles as fog ... and they won't let them go without a fight. A report from the most- and least-used phone boxes in England from (tongue planted firmly in cheek) the Times.

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