Quotes of the week

“The cardinal principle is to safeguard human life from the moment of conception.”

Family Minister Chris Said making it clear that fertilisation can only take place for the sake of pregnancy and not for any research-related reason.

“IVF is morally wrong... a threat to human life.”

The bishops condemning embryo freezing in a pastoral letter issued on the eve of the IVF Bill’s publication.

“She died of a fractured skull.”

The autopsy report carried out on Polina Rahman, the 17-year-old Russian who went missing and was found a week later in a field near Villa Rosa, establishing her cause of death.

“Each time I step into a shooting range I always want to win.”

Shooter William Chetcuti has gold in his sights as he competes in the London Olympic Games.

“The bus kept going... He didn’t even notice.”

Cyclist Nanette Farrugia speaking from her hospital bed about how a bendy bus flung her to the pavement and kept going at full speed.

“You should be ashamed of yourselves.”

Criminal lawyer Giannella de Marco reprimanding police officers whom she insisted “brutally beat” her Serb clients outside Hibs stadium during the Champions League match between Valletta FC and Partizan Belgrade.


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