"Prince gave me some great advice, but he wouldn't let me steal any of his clothes. He's surreal. He walks around in this floating prance." Pop star Rita Ora on meeting the music artist famous for his such as Purple Rain.
"We are on the verge of trashing our global name and brand in an act of selfmutilation that will leave our international rivals stunned, gleeful and discreetly scornful." London mayor Boris Johnson on Scottish independence.
"Joan Collins is unbelievably grand - the only woman I know who swims wearing a turban and full jewellery." Commentator Janet Street-Porter on the glamorous British actress.
"I would forcibly extract the tonsils of anyone who coughs during a classical music concert."
Broadcaster John Suchet on the crime he would like to commit if he could get away with it.