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An open letter from Gina Miller

Gina Miller calls for senior members of the City regulators to leave   Sir,   Time Gentleman Please - time for senior members of the City regulators to leave:   How many scandals will it take before the government replaces...

Touching yourself

A viral campaign to raise attention to male cancer. By Ellen Widdup   It’s an advertising campaign fronted by a beautiful model, with more then three million hits on YouTube and a nomination for Cannes Festival...

The curse of wealth

The sad story of Eva Rausing   Those who don’t have, it dream of it; those who have it, often put it to good use. Sadly, however, money doesn’t always necessarily bring happiness.   Lottery winners often go...

Diamonds Aren't Forever

The resignation of Bob Diamond   Today, Bob Diamond finally bit the dust and resigned as chief executive of Barclays in a dramatic move designed to save the bank from further embarrassment in the wake of...

Julian Assange: a man who thinks he’s above the law

A visit to those supporting Julian Assange outside the Ecuadorean Embassy   Yesterday, as I walked to The Rib Room at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower with Alexandra Naylor, I came across a media camp opposite the...

What next for Battersea Power Station?

The sale of Battersea Power Station to SP Setia and Sime Darby   Battersea Power Station has for so long has been the saddest landmark in London. Since it was decommissioned as a power station in...

God Save The Queen

A weekend of celebration   The launch of The Steeple TIMES today, 1st June 2012, coincides with a weekend that celebrates something far more significant.   Tomorrow, 2nd June, marks the 60th year of The Queen’s reign and...

Actor Tony Discipline amusingly tears up Boris Johnson’s utterly confusing ‘Stay Alert’ coronavirus lockdown revision statement Tony Discipline – best known for having played Tyler Moon in the BBC soap opera EastEnders – took to...

Sinking television

Sinking television A review of Julian Fellowes’s “Titanic”   Against better advice, I watched all four episodes of Julian Fellowes’s Titanic television drama. Nothing much happened in the first three episodes but unlike many others, I preserved...

No thank goodnesses for Goodman

The conviction of billionaire John Goodman   I have followed the trial of John Goodman with great interest in recent days and today’s verdict was not surprising given his lack of recollection of the tragedy that...

K&C's £50 grifter

The nuisance conman who pounds the streets of Kensington & Chelsea   When an old man approaches you in the street complaining he’s lost his wallet or can’t afford a bed for the night, no decent...

The horse has already bolted

My thoughts on the arrest of Charlie and Rebekah Brooks   Whilst growing up, at home, when my family spoke of “hacking” we were talking about taking the horses out into the countryside. Now, sadly,...