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Issue No. 2295

‘In this particular case it is desirable that your face is exposed, so I’m going to invite you to stand down’

Judge Aidan Marran QC barring a Muslim woman from serving on a jury because she wore a niqab face veil


‘People want an endgame. They want to know our troops are going to come home’

David Cameron admits that there is widespread opposition to the Afghanistan occupation


‘It’s not a takeover’

A Labour Party spokesperson on the imposition of a new “executive board” to run the party


‘Serious difficulties and problems obviously exist’

The Bank of Greece on attempts to implement cuts


‘I love my job, but I can’t go driving a bus around when I’ve got an Aston Martin and I want to go to the race track’

Lottery winner and now former bus driver John Noakes


‘Crush the working class, crush the scum, the yobs’

Margaret Thatcher—according to a Russian pirate version of the film The Iron Lady


‘It’s not difficult for a woman to make a man hit her’

Actor Dennis Waterman puts the blame on women who are attacked


‘It is not the official name of the shoe’

A Nike spokesperson defends the “Black and Tan” shoe, produced for St Patrick’s Day. The Black and Tans were a British paramilitary unit sent to suppress revolt in Ireland in 1920. They were notorious for their brutality.


‘The Black and Tan sneaker takes inspiration for the fine balancing act of a Stout on top a Pale Ale in a pint glass’

A Nike advert for the shoe


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Who Says?
Tue 20 Mar 2012, 18:10 GMT
Issue No. 2295
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