QUOTES OF THE WEEK
Sunday 10 January 1999
Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott
As far as I am concerned you can celebrate the year 2000 by blowing up the set of Coronation Street.
Historian Sir Roy Strong
The schedule wouldn't let me do a breast cancer interview, and I thought, 'What are your principles?' I had to question myself. That is the reason I left that day.
Geri Halliwell tells Michael Parkinson the real reason she wouldn't appear with the other Spice Girls on the Lottery Show, and later left the group
It is absurd that, on the day the euro starts trading, in the week the monetary policy committee is meeting, and when the Chancellor is working on a number of important initiatives for the New Year, there is such attention focused on me.
Charlie Whelan, who is quitting as Gordon Brown's press aide
The British in their pinstripes did not want to get their hands dirty while we were toiling away on the construction of the euro. Our pound is staying out, they said, with a stiff upper lip.
German tabloid Bild
To expect a single parent in a condemned flat to be more politically informed than the Deputy Prime Minister is convenient humbug.
Lord Hattersley, former Labour minister, on John Prescott's inability to remember some of Labour's promises
I would have thought that most of the inmates were pretty good at telling tales already without having someone to teach them.
John Baskerville, Norfolk county councillor on the appointment of an official storyteller at Wayland prison
Obviously, you do get one or two people in the Lords who are a bit odd, but you get nutters everywhere.
Cross-bench hereditary peeress Baroness Strange
I cannot contain my indifference.
Scotsman asked for his views on Prince Edward's engagement
Mummy, I've had an accident.
Rogue trader John Park breaks the news of the pounds 6m gamble that failed
Life & Style blogs
The Last of Us Remastered: Once stilted and melodramatic, Hollywood is giving acting in video games a makeover
Ebola outbreak: Why has a disease that's only ever killed 2,000 people captivated the darkest side of our imagination?
Ebola virus: UK health officials issue warning to doctors as experts admit the outbreak 'is not under control'
National Orgasm Day: Don't get caught up on climaxing
Ebola: UK is ready to deal with outbreak, says Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
Land for gas: Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end Ukraine crisis
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
- 1 Russell Brand accuses FOX News anchor Sean Hannity of terrorism after aggressive Israel-Gaza debate
- 2 Pope Francis issues top 10 tips for happiness – including don’t try to convert other people
- 3 Arturo Vidal to Manchester United: Midfielder set to force through move to Louis van Gaal's Red Devils - reports
- 4 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 5 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
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