"Caring has been regarded as being at the bottom end of the jobs market, like shop or pub work."

Michael Davis, a service manager at the Leonard Cheshire Foundation

"There is little point in holding more summits until governments can co-operate in the common interest."

Yoweri Musoveni, president of Uganda, addressing the Earth Summit in Johannesburg

"Does this mean that you can sue someone having a heart attack?"

A spokesman for Epilepsy Action Scotland, on the case of a Scottish man who has been ordered to pay £3,500 to a woman who was upset by seeing him have a seizure.

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