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Trying times

Ever since I was a guest lecturer at Cambridge University I have been forecasting that the maximum life expectancy of the euro was 10 years, that it would probably be the Italian economy that would be the final straw and that when the whole rotten edifice collapsed it would happen at a frightening speed. All this is coming about. Moreover as this whole currency experiment was brought about by colossal political deceit, I would argue that there should be a financial crimes tribunal and those responsible should be brought to book.

Godfrey Bloom MEP, member of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament

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Cheeky Chuka

Chuka Umunna [Labour’s plan for business, yesterday] has got a bit of a cheek to say that “the government’s economic policies aren’t working.”

The Labour Party’s economic policies have caused the biggest economic crisis since the Great Depression.

Philip Matthews

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