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Issue No. 2242

‘Black Calvin Klein underpants with a secret compartment attached to the waist-band’

Channel 4’s description of the special equipment found on the SAS in Libya

‘The people who surrounded them were the wrong rebels’

BBC explains the operation

‘Illegal’

Iman Bugaighis, a spokesman for the interim ruling council in Benghazi describes the SAS operation

‘Ill-conceived, poorly planned and embarrassingly executed’

Former Liberal Democrat leader Sir Menzies Campbell on the bungled SAS mission

‘What we want is everyone promoting British exports at the minute and Prince Andrew has done that’

Chancellor George Osborne defends Prince Andrew

‘I would suggest that £500,000 is cheap at the price’

Prince Andrew on his bargain basement “business” trips

‘I’m not an expert on... the embarrassments, I haven’t had time, with everything going on in the Middle East, to look at those things. But I’ve seen around the world a lot of good that he has done for this country’

William Hague, when not planning special missions in Libya, joins in the defence of Prince Andrew

‘We understand that enterprise is not just an economic good, it’s a social good’

David Cameron praises the morals of the free market in a speech attacking the public sector


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Who Says?
Sat 12 Mar 2011, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 2242
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