THEY SAID IT ...

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Uk & World Update -

“Where’s the con­cil­i­a­tion ser­vice, Acas, when you need it?” - En­ter­tainer Frank Skin­ner on the news that for­mer com­edy duo Syd Lit­tle and Ed­die Large now don’t speak to each other. “A sys­tem de­signed to stran­gle the Left is in dan­ger of stran­gling party democ­racy” - Labour MP Diane Abbott com­plain­ing that, un­der Labour’s lead­er­ship elec­tion rules, there will be no fe­male can­di­date for the job. “I don’t think of my body as mine. It’s a body. This iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of body with self is a to­tal il­lu­sion. It’s just a bunch of mol­e­cules that I hap­pen to have tem­po­rary lease­hold on” - Artist Antony Gorm­ley. “The se­cret of a happy mar­riage is not to have the same in­ter­ests. It’s one thing not to ar­gue about” - The Duke of Ed­in­burgh, say­ing he does not share the Queen’s love of horse-rac­ing. “The idea of an in­de­pen­dent Scot­land is quite ridicu­lous” - Scot­tish his­to­rian Nor­man Stone. “The cur­rent risk aver­sion by banks in the small and medium en­ter­prise sec­tor will sti­fle re­cov­ery and, if it does, will ac­tu­ally re­bound on the banks through bad debt” - Busi­ness Sec­re­tary Vince Cable. “I’m not just sit­ting here try­ing to sell glitz and glam­our... be­cause no-one lives that life” - Singer Mi­ley Cyrus.

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