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Issue No. 2247

‘My nine year old is starting to sense things… he asks, “Why are the students angry with you, papa?”’

Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg on the student revolt

‘I didn’t even spend that much time campaigning on tuition fees’

Nick Clegg

‘I believe tuition fees are wrong, I believe they need to be abolished, I want to do it as soon as possible’

Nick Clegg—before the election

‘If anyone wants to have a street party… you don’t need to have written documents about closing your street’

Prime minister David Cameron on the royal wedding

‘The application was refused due to objections from Camden residents and organisations’

Camden council bans a republican “not the royal wedding” street party

‘There’s no such thing as a free lunch. During the boom customers had too good a deal’

Bank “reformer” Sir John Vickers tries to justify higher bank charges to pay for bailouts

‘The caricature that justice is what the judge ate for breakfast might be appropriate’

Columbia University researchers after finding judges are more likely to find you guilty if they haven’t eaten for a few hours

‘I gave it so she could avoid any need to prostitute herself’

Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on why he paid £40,000 to an underage “exotic dancer”


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Who Says?
Tue 12 Apr 2011, 18:33 BST
Issue No. 2247
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