UK Has Art, Literature and, er, Niall Horan?- Cameron

Daily Mail (London), September 7, 2013 | Go to article overview

UK Has Art, Literature and, er, Niall Horan?- Cameron


VLADIMIR Putin apparently called Britain a 'small island no one listens to' - and now David Cameron has responded with a riposte, dragging Niall Horan into the diplomatic tiff for good measure.

The British prime minister, speaking at the G20 in St Petersburg, dismissed the Russian premier's remarks - attributed to his official spokesman - and instead reeled off a long list of Britain's achievements, even citing the Mullingar singer's band One Direction as an example of British dominance.

The summit descended into acrimony as Russia was accused of mocking the UK's size and influence, and boasted that Soviet oligarchs had 'bought Chelsea'.

As Downing Street called on the Russians to 'reflect' on what had been said, the Kremlin attempted to deny any such remarks had ever been uttered.

But that apparently failed to satisfy Mr Cameron, who said Britain could stand taller in the world than the former Soviet Union.

And included in his defence of his country he noted: 'Our music delights and amuses millions, The Beatles, Elgar and slightly less er... congruously, One Direction have conquered the world.' It's unclear if Horan was aware that he was indirectly mentioned in the international squabble - but he certainly made his allegiance clear on Twitter last night, posting a picture of himself in an Ireland jersey at the Aviva Stadium for the Ireland versus Sweden game with the caption, 'Guess where I'm from? …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

UK Has Art, Literature and, er, Niall Horan?- Cameron
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.