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Issue No. 2301

‘If he wanted my opinion he only had to read editorials in the Sun’

Rupert Murdoch. Somehow, even though he doesn’t interfere, the paper exactly matches his opinions


‘A sideshow—this one goes all the way up’

The Daily Telegraph’s Benedict Brogan on Jeremy Hunt


‘It made it next to impossible for those of us who believe in capitalism to defend those bonuses’

Fund manager Patrick Evershed on fat cat Barclays banker Bob Diamond


‘General secretary of the Soviet Union’

How the Peterborough Evening Telegraph described Mark Serwotka. He is, of course, general secretary of the PCS civil service workers’ union


‘Continued demand from cash-rich buyers’

Suren Thiru of Lloyds TSB on why houses worth over £2 million are selling better than ever


‘Fantastic dancer’

Michael Gove on Jeremy Hunt


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Who Says?
Tue 1 May 2012, 16:40 BST
Issue No. 2301
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