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fee a skoh

  • n  a sudden and violent collapse

  • The Tangier Conference, begun just over a fortnight ago, ended in complete fiasco.
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  • William Gallas in
    If it was a fiasco, then there are reasons for it,said Gallas, who played in all three of France's group matches resulting in two defeats to Mexico and hosts South Africa and a draw with eventual semi-finalists Uruguay. "And for me there...
  • Michael Gove in Sleaford Today
    Mr Gove said: "Tens of thousands of people still have not received the payments that they are due. Just weeks after the SATs fiasco we have another project overseen by Ed Balls's department mired in chaos. Yet ministers still refuse to take...
  • Dominic Grieve in Independent
    Dominic Grieve, the shadow Home Secretary, said: "The public will be alarmed that the Government is happy to entrust their £20bn ID card project to the firm involved in this fiasco, at a cost of millions of pounds to the UK taxpayer. This will...

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