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Issue No. 2356

‘Fury as Spain charges Britons for healthcare’

The Daily Express last Friday, on allegations that Spanish hospitals denied free healthcare to tourists


‘Freeloading foreign patients’

The same Daily Express last month lobbying for British hospitals to deny free healthcare to migrants


‘Once a Progress event was where you went to see Labour’s coming men and women. Now it’s where you go to bid them bon voyage’

Labour’s whinging right winger Dan Hodges bemoans the Blairite thinktank’s decline


‘They must have thought I was hungry’

Australia’s prime minister Julia Gillard after a child ruined a photo op in a school by throwing a sandwich at her—the second time in a month


‘Do you expect your arm to grow back within the next two years?’

Disability benefit assessors at Atos healthcare, according to one-armed claimant Gary Swift. He was then sent on a gardening course and handed a spade. Atos denies it would ever ask such a question

 


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Tue 4 Jun 2013, 17:42 BST
Issue No. 2356
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