Quotes of the Week

29th June 2012 at 01:00

"She was a very quiet young lady who didn't draw attention to herself." German teacher Joanne Code describing her pupil Shafilea Ahmed, whose parents are accused of killing her because of her "Western" ways

"With 88 per cent of looked-after children leaving school at the age of 16 or under and exclusions from school eight times higher, further action is needed." MSP Liam McArthur calling for "a pupil premium" to provide extra resources for looked-after children.

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