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Issue No. 2249

‘There were four or five of us who knew that our friends were digging a tunnel from the outside. When the time came, we opened doors for friends in other rooms’

Escaped Afghan prisoner Mohammad Abdullah on how over 450 Taliban got out of Kandahar prison

‘We were not able to imagine that someone would be able to dig a tunnel from such a long distance. It was not something we were even thinking of’

Provincial governor Tooryalai Wesa defends the Kandahar security forces

‘You can judge a voting system by its friends’

AV supporter Nick Clegg

‘If you go to the pub and order a pint of John Smith’s but they are out of Smith’s and you choose a pint of Guinness instead, you’ve still only had one pint’

Labour’s Will Straw tries to explain AV but seems to have had one too many

‘Why does bloody Joss Stone get an invite and not moi? I sang at the Diana concert, too!’

Singer Lily Allen on an unfair world and the royal wedding

‘It was no surprise that a William and Kate commemorative fridge was a popular choice’

David Garden, GE commercial director, on the firm’s commemorative fridge. It has a huge picture of the happy couple on it

‘The British Cheese Board has put together a William and Kate themed cheese board’

Press release announcing yet more cheesy royal memorabilia to put in your fridge

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Tue 26 Apr 2011, 17:53 BST
Issue No. 2249
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