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"Lebedev can pretend. But, in reality, he's just a greedy 90s-style bandit." - Julia Savina, a former employee of the London Evening Standard owner, Alexander Lebedev, is among a group of Russian journalists suing the tycoon for failing to pay wages

"I promised, Twitter friends, you'd get it first." - Tom Watson, the minister for digital engagement, first breaks the news of his resignation to his followers on Twitter

"When some pompous pop star ... would sit down for an interview and want to talk about their 'art', Smash Hits would just ask them whether they believed in lucky pants or not." - Esquire's editor, Jeremy Langmead, says he would like to see a return of the irreverent pop mag Smash Hits.

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