Quotes of the Week
Saturday 24 April 1999
Tony Blair (above) on the Kosovo war
"That would be difficult."
Sir Edward Heath to Baroness Thatcher when she told him at a photocall: "You should be on my right."
"There are three things in this world you can do nothing about: getting Aids, getting clamped and running out of Chateau Lafite '45." Alan Clark, Tory MP
"We spend a lot of time praying for William Hague, and we sometimes pray for Tony Blair. We have to because he's the Prime Minister."
Tim Montgomerie, Conservative Christian Fellowship
"Glamour is on a life- support machine and not expected to live."
Joan Collins, actress
"Six of us collapsed on top of each other, with a rhinoceros at the bottom. To cap it all, I was overtaken by a Womble."
Peregrine Armstrong-Jones, half-brother of Lord Snowdon, on his marathon
Music Why this music festival is still the place to spot the next big thing
Film review Michael Glatze biopic isn't about a self-hating gay man gone straight
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Finland schools: Subjects scrapped and replaced with 'topics' as country reforms its education system
- 2 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 3 #FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student
- 4 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories
- 5 Zayn Malik quits One Direction: Hundreds of workers request compassionate leave following band member's exit
Jeremy Clarkson to host BBC's Have I Got News For You despite Top Gear exit
A historian gave the most British look of despair when someone screwed up Richard III's birthday at his reburial
Zayn Malik already working on solo material, just days after quitting One Direction
Kay Burley 'bias' against Ed Miliband prompts 130 complaints to Ofcom
Fifty Shades of Grey movie shows first sex scene 'after 40 minutes'
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Germanwings plane crash live: Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz wanted to 'do something people would remember him for'