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Issue No. 2268

‘There is no future for the Scottish Conservative Party in its current form’

Conservative MSP Murdo Fraser, the favourite to win the leadership contest for a party he wants to disband

‘Garbed in white’

Wendi Deng, wife of Rupert Murdoch, on how Tony Blair appeared at their daughters’ baptism. She revealed he is the godfather of one of them

‘They are not extreme right wing as a group, indeed if you look at their published material on their website, they are actively moving away from the right and violence. I really think you need to open a direct line of dialogue with them’

Adrian Tudway, Scotland Yard’s National Co-ordinator for Domestic Extremism, tells Muslim organisations to make friends with the English Defence League

‘Marx analysed and explained insightfully how and why capitalism would succumb to recurrent crises, and especially big ones after a credit bust’

George Magnus, senior economic adviser to the UBS investment bank

‘The law does have to be upheld’

Labour leader Ed Miliband supports Basildon council’s plans to evict hundreds of Travellers at Dale Farm

‘An outburst of outrageous behaviour by the criminal classes’

Tory home secretary Ken Clarke on the riots

‘He has claimed more than £50,000 from the taxpayer since 2004/5, including council tax payments of £1,784.05 per year’

Ken Clarke’s claims on MPs’ expenses

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Who Says?
Tue 6 Sep 2011, 18:56 BST
Issue No. 2268
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