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Alan Holmes (1943 – 1996)

Attacked for just £1,000 in his own home in Parkway, Camden, NW1 on Christmas Day 1995, Derry born police mechanic Alan Holmes was left...

A Bit Of An Enigma

Bonhams to auction two Enigma machines at their science and technology sale for six figure sums   Tomorrow in Knightsbridge, Bonhams will auction two Heinsoeth Und...

The Affair That Never Was

As the Mail Online makes yet another balls-up, The Steeple Times suggests that Lord Rothermere hire a decent copy checker   As was the case with...

Airing Clifford

Matthew Steeples suggests that claims by PR people that Max Clifford wasn’t one of their number simply shows their ‘profession’ to be nothing but...

Lotti Henley (born Princess Windisch-Graetz of Austria)

In spite of being born in 1925 in a castle in Austria, West London based mother of two Lotti Henley spends days feeding the...

Marples Must Go

1964 Mini Cooper S hatchback designed to carry the golf clubs of the much-loathed Postmaster General, Minister of Transport and alleged tax fraudster Ernest...

Lady Ridsdale DBE (1921 – 2009, née Victoire Bennett)

Dame Paddy Ridsdale, as she generally known, was an intelligence operative, secretary to Ian Fleming during WW2 and the inspiration for the Bond character...

Scandal

A £25 million Westminster house that was the scene of all things scandalous   On Tuesday, the great and the good gathered to celebrate the life...

Keith Floyd (1943 – 2009)

This wine loving chef was brought up in a council house but educated at Wellington. After finding that he and the army were “mutually...

Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart VC, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO (1880 – 1963)

This British Army officer served in the Boer, First World and Second World Wars. He was shot in the face twice in WWI and...
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