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'It's the nightmare scenario. We're terrified she might be sent to Culture. It would be like Virginia Bottomley all over again.' Rumours about Harriet Harman's likely demotion from her post as Social Security Secretary trouble

'one of the nation's leading actresses'. Evening Standard, 3.3.98

'Does anyone know, does even the structure's eminent designer Lord Richard Rogers have any clear idea, what the Millennium Experience is going to sound like?' Bayan Northcott, recalling domed acoustic disasters like the Royal Albert Hall. Independent, 6.3.98

'someone who combines being spectacularly right with being spectacularly wrong' Rowan Moore on Lord Richard Rogers. Evening Standard, 3.3.98

'The glorious new millennium lasted just 12 years. The absurd notion of a society with common goals was smashed and an age of pluralism and liberal democracy began to emerge from the Classical ruins of Berlin. The Dome was never built.' Jonathan Glancey on the fate of an earlier dome - Albert Speer's. Guardian, 9.3.98

'Butlers Wharf is being converted into a South Bank version of Dolphin Square. If the LSE students felt like revolting, I would certainly join them, but, unfortunately, the streets have already been dug up by the developers.' Sir Terence Conran on news that 'a very simple, spacious, office building' by Conran Roche has been turned into flats by Berkeley Homes - in a way he thinks 'ideal for somebody with suburban inclinations'. Guardian, 9.3.98

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