This week they said


If there’s people trying to do bad stuff to our guys, then we will take them out of the game, I suppose

Prince Harry admits to killing Taliban fighters in Afghanistan

It reminds me a bit of the Mel Brooks comedy ‘Blazing Saddles’ where the sheriff . . . holds a gun to his own head and says ‘If you don’t do what I want I’ll blow my brains out’. You want to watch one of the 26 don’t just say ‘Well, okay, go ahead’

Tony Blair on David Cameron’s EU referendum gambit

If a company issues gift vouchers it knows it cannot honour, it is a serious matter under company law . . . Companies cannot act in a misleading way when conducting business

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton on the HMV vouchers debacle

There is an incredible brain trust in this room. I feel like I’m getting smarter just by osmosis

Actor Charlize Theron on visiting Davos

We reject the belief that America must choose between caring for the generation that built this country and investing in the generation that will build its future . . . We do not believe that in this country, freedom is reserved for the lucky, or happiness for the few

US president Barack Obama during his second inauguration speech

The basic quality of the workforce and attractiveness as a place to live is still there shining through, and so as you had to make cuts and trade-offs, slowly but surely those strengths are showing through

Bill Gates on Ireland’s appeal during a visit to Dublin on Wednesday