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Published Tue 6 Nov 2012
Issue No. 2328

‘Lefty tossers’

London mayor Boris Johnson’s witty retort to a crowd of hecklers in Bristol


‘I cried twice. Will love “working together”.’

Disgraced former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks after hearing one of David Cameron’s speeches


‘We will not be constricted, nor will we be scaled back’

A Foreign Office spokesperson defends the £10,000 spent restuffing Albert the anaconda


‘In effect, he was sending the invoice to himself and writing his own cheque’

Parliament’s standards and privileges committee on the expenses of suspended Labour MP Denis MacShane


‘Their politics have always been negative. You’re not one yourself, are you?’

Former home secretary Jack Straw rails against “Trotskyist students” in an interview with the Leeds Student newspaper


‘I think we’re plummeting to the bottom’

Former Metropolitan Police commissioner Lord Stevens on the cops’ “morale crisis”


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Tue 6 Nov 2012, 17:54 GMT
Issue No. 2328
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