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Were the Occupy protests about economic protest and attempting to right wrongs? Or were they harmless, spontaneous gatherings because people are lonely and were in need of a bit of excitement in their cities?

Tyler Brûlé, in his latest Fast Lane column, attributes the Occupy movement to uninspiring architecture whilst imitating the Queen. I think he’s finally cracked.

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The problem faced by public health campaigns in the UK is the tendency for people to react to being told what to do.

Benjamin Daniels, Confessions of a GP

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The royals cook, and serve the guests. They do the washing-up. You think I’m joking, but I’m not. They put the gloves on and stick their hands in the sink.

Tony Blair, writing about Prince Philip’s traditional barbecues, in A Journey.

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