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Tuesday's Quote of the Day

09:33 UK time, Tuesday, 30 September 2008

"Prison in Burma or the freedom of Salford? Tough choice this one. I'd stay where you are love" - An e-mailer to the Manchester Evening News reacts to the revelation that Aung San Suu Kyi is a candidate for the freedom of Salford.

There's a row brewing in Salford. The council wants to give the veteran Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs the freedom of Salford, an honour last awarded to Nelson Mandela in 2005. But union leaders think the Burmese pro-democracy leader, enduring a lengthy house arrest, would be a far more suitable choice.
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