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Published Tue 4 Dec 2012
Issue No. 2332

‘On Day of Solidarity with Palestinians, Ban Ki-moon stresses urgency of reaching 1-state solution’

A mistyped tweet from the United Nations gives more solidarity than intended


‘More money is lost because of mistakes by claimants than because of fraud’

Tory minister Lord Freud lets slip that attacking benefit cheats is a red herring


‘I don’t know how we got onto the subject of evolution’

Cleared east London cop PC Kevin Hughes, on why he wasn’t racist to compare black men to “fucking monkeys”


‘You don’t need the police’

A police control room boss to a woman who had called 999. She was raped when the call ended


‘We’re like the Green Cross Code of the internet’

A spokesperson for telecoms group TalkTalk justifies a sponsorship deal that will put its logo on school crossing attendants’ uniforms in Wandsworth, south London


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Tue 4 Dec 2012, 18:15 GMT
Issue No. 2332
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