The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Uk&world Update -

“ Our ideal pas­sen­ger is some­one with a pulse and a credit card” - Michael o’Leary, boss of Ryanair. “ The whole might of Amer­i­can wealth and technology is dis­played as ut­terly un­able to deal with the dis­as­trous spill – so what more nat­u­ral than a crude, big­oted, xeno­pho­bic dis­play of par­ti­san, po­lit­i­cal pres­i­den­tial petu­lance against a multi­na­tional com­pany? – Lord Teb­bit on Pres­i­dent Barack obama’s out­bursts against BP over the oil spill. “ Obama has his boot on the throat of Bri­tish pen­sion­ers” - Mark Dampier, of the fi­nan­cial ser­vices com­pany Har­g­reaves Lans­down on the

same sub­ject. “ My wife is not pleased about me go­ing as a cow” - Milk­man Tony Fowler who, dressed as a Friesian, re­ceived his MBe. “ Thir­teenth Cen­tury Fox” - Nick­name given to De­fence Sec­re­tary Liam Fox, who de­scribed Afghanistan as a 13th cen­tury coun­try.

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