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Issue No. 2278

“It is a panic. Rome is burning”

Jennifer McKeown, senior economist, Capital Economics


“The Sky News coverage of the student protest reveals huge number of ‘Socialist Worker’ placards”

Tory columnist Toby Young moaning on Twitter during the student demonstration last week


“A bullet aimed at the heart of London”

Chancellor George Osborne’s dramatic response to the prospect of a tax on financial transactions


“Get a grip”

David Cameron’s helpful advice on what European leaders can do to solve the eurozone crisis


“The economy is in serious danger of relapsing back into recession”

Economist Howard Archer on the prospects for Britain’s economic recovery


“A bomb site”

Essex resident Len Gridley, who had campaigned for the eviction of Travellers at Dale Farm, reflects on what it has left behind


“Eccentric”

Professor John Schellnhuber describes Britain’s determination to build new nuclear power stations


“Most of Britain is a mono-culture. You think London is Britain. It isn’t”

Right wing historian David Starkey responding to a question about Britain’s culture at a London historians’ conference


“It is a kind of Ken Livingstonesque view of rainbow Britain”

Starkey’s description of those who think there is more than one culture in Britain


“Brilliant, affable and open-minded academic”

Trevor Phillips, chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, defends Starkey


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Tue 15 Nov 2011, 19:02 GMT
Issue No. 2278
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