The Scottish Mail on Sunday

QUOTES of the week


‘To the love of my life. Happy 24th wedding anniversar­y! (Not quite how we planned to spend it).’

Health Secretary Sajid Javid’s Twitter message to wife Laura – they are both in isolation after he tested positive for Covid.

‘It’s a selfish, parochial and cowardly decision.’ Rugby Football League chairman Simon Johnson blasts Australia and New Zealand for pulling out of this autumn’s World Cup over Covid concerns.

‘They can mish-mash history all they want but they can’t do it using my name.’

Johnny Rotten takes aim at former Sex Pistols band-mates Steve Jones and Paul Cook in a legal row over his songs.

‘I did a test. And another. And another. In total I did five and I knew. My Olympic journey was over.’ Team GB skeet shooter Amber Hill, who was ruled out of the Games because of Covid.

‘The PM’s only agenda is to buy more trains, buy more buses, have more bikes and build the world’s most stupid tunnel to Ireland.’

Dominic Cummings criticises Boris Johnson’s

lack of vision.

‘All Border Force are doing is operating a collection service.’

Retired immigratio­n official Kevin Saunders wants the military to intervene over the migrant boats crisis in the Channel.

‘I’ve been waiting a long time to get up there. I loved it… I want to go again. Fast.’

Mary ‘Wally’ Funk, 82, who accompanie­d Jeff Bezos on his trip to space. She was trained by Nasa in the 1960s but never selected for a flight because of its all-male policy.

‘Totally not overcompen­sating for something.’ Twitter user Barstoolbi­gcat’s comment over Bezos’s suggestive­ly shaped rocket Blue Origin, left.

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