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Quotes of the Week

"I hope there's a tinge of disgrace about me. Hopefully, there's one good scandal left in me yet."

Diana Rigg, actress (above)

"There's nothing when the work stops. Every weekend I start crying. I just want some love in my life." Geri Halliwell, former Spice Girl

"When was the last time you heard of a Tory minister resigning to spend more time with his mortgage?"

Peter Mandelson,

Labour MP

"I am a big reader of Salman Rushdie's works. It gets me off to sleep."

Heather Kozar, `Playboy' Playmate of the Year

"I am quite used to people who are jealous of me making snide comments." Alan Clark, Conservative MP

"There are no good chess players among the leaders of Nato. Before moving a pawn you have to assess all the possible strategies of your adversary."

Yevgeny Primakov, the Russian Premier