WORDS TO THE WISE: favourite quotes from our October 25 editions

PUBLISHED: 13:29 31 October 2007 | UPDATED: 14:37 07 September 2010

The body was not Cora Crippen s. We are certain of that. We don t know who that body was or how it got there. Dr David Foran, a forensic biologist at Michigan State University, believes one of the most infamous murder trials in legal history got it wrong,

The body was not Cora Crippen's. We are certain of that. We don't know who that body was or how it got there.

Dr David Foran, a forensic biologist at Michigan State University, believes one of the most infamous murder trials in legal history got it wrong, and Crippen was innocent.

We are particularly disappointed at the way in which Liberal Democrat councillors fought the 2006 borough elections using leaflets that implied they opposed the demolition. But now they are running Camden, they seem to have backtracked.

Electric Ballroom owner Kate Fuller isn't the first to discover that election promises are seldom what they're cracked up to be.

This rating has been made possible thanks to the passion and hard work of our talented and dedicated staff. I am very proud of and thank them for their achievements.

Royal Free Hospital chief executive Andrew Way (pictured left) pays tribute to the workers who helped the hospital earn an 'excellent' rating in the Healthcare Commission's latest health check.

The past comes at you like a sledgehammer. The past survives however much one tries to drive it down and away from one's consciousness. It rears up provoked by something overheard or a scene, a place, an object, a tune, a scent.

Poet Dannie Abse, whose new book, The Presence, deals with the relentless trauma of losing the woman you love.

I don't want to be too prissy but you really can cause offence if you do the wrong thing. We think someone is immoral if they jump the queue in England

Mark McCrum's new book, Going Dutch in Beijing, is aimed at helping you avoid putting your foot in it while abroad.

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