Quotes of the Week
Saturday 12 June 1999
Slobodan Milosevic, Yugoslavian President (above)
"I think intellectuals have an obligation to look haggard."
Camille Paglia, arch US feminist and academic
"I think all this juju is useful for the mystery that is needed for authority."
Lord Lawson, former chancellor, on the workings of the Bank of England
"It's wonderful to be getting so much work at my time of life. I've played daughters, girlfriends, mothers, wives, grandmothers and now I'm quite good at dying parts."
June Whitfield, actress
"When I was a girl, everybody respected and admired English gentlemen for their manners. Everybody was in love with me and a lot wanted to kiss me. I would not let them."
Dame Barbara Cartland, 97
"I'd like Tony Blair to write my obituary." Gordon Ramsay, celebrity chef
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Keira Knightley topless: Usually conservative actress does own take on #Freethenipple campaign for Interview Magazine
- 2 Joan Rivers: 'Palestinians deserve to be dead'
- 3 Lady al-Qa’ida: On the trail of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, the world’s most wanted prisoner
- 4 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'
- 5 It's not just the savagery of Isis that is shocking – its weaponry is too
Strictly Come Dancing 2014: Gregg Wallace joins line-up as final celebrities revealed
Unseen Charlie and the Chocolate Factory chapter deemed 'too subversive' released
X Factor, ITV, review: Simon Cowell banned sob stories but Cheryl Cole can’t stop crying
Doctor Who Into the Dalek review: A classic sci-fi adventure with all the spectacle of a blockbuster
Best movies on Netflix UK and US: 32 films that will end your endless scrolling
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
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