"It is impossible to conceive a rational political motivation for this. It was a step beyond even the UN attacks."
- Brendan Paddy, senior press officer, Save the Children, after Monday's bomb attack on Baghdad's Red Cross office (news, p1)
"I feel as though I've spoiled it for everybody. I feel it was because of us he cancelled."
- Wheelchair user Linda Saltash, after comedian Jim Davidson cancelled a performance in Plymouth because wheelchair users in the front row refused to move.
"8:59 is a time that's full of anticipation, potential and hope."
- Centrepoint's explanation of its new strapline (news in brief, p3).