"I am not in any conventional way 'looking for the job', I am 'looking for an investment'. I've got what I believe is the solution, which is not quite the same thing as saying I'd like the job, because I don't know the terms of the job." - Roger Parry is still interested in running ITV
"I meant no insult to the people of Papua New Guinea, who I'm sure lead lives of blameless bourgeois domesticity in common with the rest of us." - Boris Johnson, the Tory frontbench spokesman and Telegraph columnist, "apologises" for an article in which he equated the people of Papua New Guinea with "cannibalism and chief-killing".