THEY SAID WHAT?
“Let me be absolutely clear: we have acted because it is in our national interest to do so. It is in our national interest to prevent the further use of chemical weapons in Syria - and to uphold and defend the global consensus that these weapons should not be used. For we cannot allow the use of chemical weapons to become normalised - either within Syria, on the streets of the UK or elsewhere”
- The Prime Minister.
“It was retaliation, not an act of war. Ten days ago, President Trump wanted the United States of America to withdraw from Syria. We convinced him to remain”
- President Emmanuel Macron of France justifying the West’s air onslaught on Syria over President Assad’s alleged chemical warfare in Douma.
“I am deeply, deeply concerned about Europe, and that in a year’s time we’re going to be a tiny little island just floating around in the North Sea. It’s madness”
- Artist Tracey Emin, above, is no
fan of Brexit.
“I hope I might arrange a dress rehearsal before I go”
- Actor Sir Ian McKellen who is reportedly planning his own funeral and memorial service.
“It was the hardest decision I will ever make in my lifetime”
- Neville Lawrence, who has forgiven the killers of his son Stephen Lawrence.
“Recently, our government published its 25-year plan for the environment. God help us. Words, most of the important ones missing, and target dates set so long into the future I nearly wept. No politician even want to acknowledge that the single most danger-