Quotes of the week
“If there is a possibility of reconciliation and unity with Franco and all those who feel hurt, we should go for it...”
MEP PN leader’s special delegate Simon Busuttil, extending an olive branch to MP Franco Debono who has been banned from contesting the election on the party ticket.
“The Nationalist Party is not turning on the matter.”
PN information director Frank Psaila reacting to Dr Busuttil’s remark and standing firm on its decision.
“I just hope this will make Leah better forever.”
Zhana Xuereb hoping her three-year-old daughter will recover from her rare stomach cancer as the family packed their bags to go to Texas for a life-saving operation.
“He tried to fool everyone but could not fool God.”
Tessie Mifsud, whose daughter Margaret was found dead in her car in Baħar iċ-Cagħaq, testifying against Nizar El Gadi who stands accused with his ex-wife’s murder.
“The crane was certified twice in the past months.”
A spokesman for Vassallo Builders insisting the crane, whose boom collapsed on the scaffolding of the new parliament building in Valletta, had documented safety records.
“The event almost got cancelled as I was told I had to present my Form 2 report.”
Tenor Joseph Calleja cracking a joke – alluding to PN MP Franco Debono’s decision to present his school report to prove his worth – during his honoris causa ceremony.