Media: Chatter

"The plight of the people of Niger is truly heartbreaking and I had to do something." - The Express owner, Richard Desmond, on donating £1 million of his vast fortune to famine relief. The donation was announced in a back-slapping article in the Daily Express

"I fully intend to be here for the long term. It is a strategy that's going to take a lot of work. I'm here. You're stuck with me." - BSkyB's chief executive, James Murdoch, claims that he's not off to be by his father's side in New York just yet

"It is a financial investment, but it shows that the Bollore Group wants to pursue its investment in the communications area." - A spokesman for the Havas chairman, Vincent Bollore, after he bought a 6 per cent stake in Aegis.