I do not know Portuguese society. Portuguese friends have told me that there is, as yet, a lack of belief in democratic institutions, a feeling that personal contact and influence are still the best way to get things done. I do know that the portrait the Portuguese television commentators paint of British capabilities and the power of British politicians is simply bizarre. "..............
" The McCanns had government protection due to their shadowy but powerful influence with key figures in the equally shadowy corridors of power within the British Establishment. "
"CHEER UP GERRY, WE'RE ON HOLIDAY"
"Fuck off, I'm not here to enjoy myself."
Kate and Gerry McCann's 2010 Christmas message on Facebook