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A motoring milestone

1954 Mercedes-Benz W196R Formula 1 racing car becomes the most valuable motor car ever sold at auction   Yesterday at the Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed...

Richard Littlejohn

Essex born journalist Richard Littlejohn claims that the Royal Family are a “bunch of tax-evading adulterers” and argued that the police should have used...

We're still at The Sherry

The $95 million apartment of the world’s richest travel agent remains for sale after six months of marketing   The Sherry-Netherland is one of New York’s...

A monstrous murder in Mayfair

Matthew Steeples offers offers a tribute to the late Robert Troyan   I first met the larger than life Bostonian character Robert Troyan (1950 – 2013)...

Over Pegged

A 1954 Pegaso Z-102 fails to sell at Amelia Island   Earlier this week we reported that a one-off Spanish supercar, a Pegaso Z-102 Series II...

Pining for a Pegaso

A rare Spanish made supercar heads to auction at Amelia Island   Spain is not a country that one naturally associates with supercars but between 1951...

A Gipsy flies

The story of a 1929 bi-plane with a truly fascinating pedigree   Britain’s best-known wartime Prime Minister piloted a Gipsy Moth aeroplane that will be...

All work and no bunga bunga makes Versace a good boy

A Modernist masterpiece based upon simple rationalism   Two buildings were designed by architects Carlo di Carli and Antonio Carminati in 1953 – 1954 in...

Gina Rinehart

Whatever she does, “The House of Hancock comes first.” This little known Australian daughter of a bush pilot and prospector is now the world’s...
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A Coked-Up Cheshire Cat

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Randy & Mucky – Time to Face The Music

Things are about to get a hell of a lot worse for ‘Randy Andy’ the Duke of York and the mucky madam Ghislaine Maxwell – just as her feudal family crawl out of the woodwork and a silver-haired, Savile Row suited socialist PR man tries to get her out of the clink.