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Issue No. 2252

‘A very talented individual who has a lot to offer public life’

David Cameron on Lib Dem MP David Laws—just after he was suspended from parliament for scamming his expenses

‘A good friend and a close colleague’

Nick Clegg on David Laws after the judgment

‘It was too late to book trains, buses, get time off of work etc. Not to mention the exams... for many young people’

Rally Against Debt website tries to explain why the turnout at their protest was so pathetically low

‘[I’m] committed to attending a family preview of a Pirates exhibition... and won’t be able to get to the rally until 1.30pm’

Toby Young, Rally Against Debt poster-boy, on why he might be late to join the other 199 people who turned up at the protest

‘I am not ready to leave the private sector’

Billionaire Donald Trump gives his selfless reason for why he won’t run for US president

‘Philosophically one has to question whether there is any merit in being worried about anything... It is what we don’t know that we know that is so dangerous’

A Deutsche Bank research note provided to analysts on Monday morning—we’re glad to see that they have a grip on the financial crisis

‘I think there is no question that it is a victory for British Airways’

Douglas McNeill, an analyst at the financial firm Charles Stanley Securities, on the latest deal between BA and the Unite union, which is aimed at ending the long-running dispute at the firm

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Tue 17 May 2011, 18:18 BST
Issue No. 2252
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