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"I hope that this Jubilee year will be a time to give thanks for the great advances that have been made since 1952 and to look forward to the future with clear head and warm heart as we join together in our celebrations" - The Queen in her Diamond Jubilee message of rededication "I have these feathers that follow me everywhere. My mum told me that wherever there's a white feather, it's your guardian angel" - Actress Gemma Arterton, pictured "Nobody appears to value age and wisdom. Where are all the figures of authority in crumpled, unwashed suits, with dandruff on their shoulders and a comb-over that I remember from my childhood?" - Impressionist Alistair McGowan nostalgically recalls his youth "The choice for the UK is simple: wake up, or end up playing catch-up. In today's world the savviest states understand that going for growth means going green" - Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg rejecting the demand by more than 100 Tory backbenchers to cut down on wind turbines "A peanut in our total development expenditure" - India's finance minister, Pranab Mukherjee, saying they no longer wanted Britain's pounds 1bn aid
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Feb 7, 2012
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