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Issue No. 2235

‘Grow up’

David Cameron’s mature and well-reasoned response to critics of his NHS plans

‘Second rate’

What David Cameron really thinks of the health service

‘The dramatic overthrow of Ben Ali will almost certainly inspire renewed agitation for change’

The Financial Times on the likelihood of the Tunisian revolution spreading

‘Families could be raided and slaughtered in their bedrooms and the citizens in the street, killed as if it was the Bolshevik or the American revolution’

Colonel Gaddafi, who took office in Libya in a coup, panics about the future

‘That [he was Jewish] couldn’t be seen either on his [press] card or on his nose, if I dare say’

Fascist Jean-Marie Le Pen insults a journalist to mark the end of his time as leader of the French Front National

‘I don’t want to just try to win good headlines by saying I’m going to hammer these guys’

David Cameron on the bankers

‘It would, in my view, be the utmost folly to create a climate in this country which was anything other than sympathetic to the financial services industry’

Top Tory Lord Heseltine

‘You get used to eating caviar, and at some point, it begins to taste as ordinary as anything else’

Former tennis player Boris Becker


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Who Says?
Tue 18 Jan 2011, 18:11 GMT
Issue No. 2235
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