Quotes of the week

9th December 2011 at 00:00

"The idea of handing out sweets . at the end of the night has been done (before), but we think Durham is the first to include a message aimed at those who might otherwise make a racket." - Inspector Paul Anderson, of Durham Police, on giving students sweets to reduce nuisance noise.

"Too optimistic." - Lord Hutton, former UK Work and Pensions Secretary, on his pensions reforms in the light of worsening economic forecasts.

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