"If we really value free speech and the free exchange of ideas, we must tolerate diversity of thought above all."
"I failed to thwart a disaster which had been expected for some months now, perhaps even years"
Defeated Socialist candidate
"We have lawful systems of immigration and shouldn't that be enforced?"
US Attorney General
"It looks like the upturn has legs"
Chief business economist, IHS Markit
"It's a violation of the United Nations Security Council resolutions."
US Secretary of Defense
"It's a horrible set of retail sales numbers"
Market strategist, BGC partners
"We've already got problems with unemployment, there aren't enough jobs. And on top of that, we're taking in more people! It doesn't make sense!"
Retired merchant navy officer
Ai Weiwei exhibit opens without jailed artist
A major retrospective of works by one of China’s best-known artists has opened in London in his absence.
Ai Weiwei was detained by Chinese authorities on April 3 as part of a widespread crackdown on dissidents.