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Katherine Knight

This “sweet, matronly looking woman” killed her partner John Price, skinned him, boiled his head in a pot and served up his body parts...

Robin Leach (1941 – 2018)

“With champagne wishes and caviar dreams” was the famous signoff of London born Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous host Robin Leach. Harrow High...

Alexander van der Zwaan

“Playboy” turned lawyer Alexander van der Zwaan had it all but destroyed his reputation after being jailed for 30 days for lying to the...

The World’s Most Flirtatious Car

Off-the-wall 24-carat gold 1958 Austin Healey that would appeal to Liberace to be sold at auction in New York with an estimate of £420,000   A...

A Modern Beauty

“One of Britain’s finest 20th-century country houses” has been placed for sale for £20 million; it comes with 530 acres and was built by...

A Performing Peugeot

Best performing classic car in terms of value gain revealed; you’ll be surprised at the result   We’ve featured several Peugeot 205s that have sold at...

Little and Large

1964 Mercedes-Benz 600 originally owned by a classier forerunner to James Stunt for sale   Danish travel entrepreneur Simon Spies (1921 – 1984) was the founder...

A Brunei double

Two extremely opulent ex-Sultan of Brunei Rolls-Royces offered for sale   The 29th Sultan of Brunei and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei could never be described as...

Minder mobiles

Daimler used in ‘Minder’ to be auctioned alongside a Ford Capri from the same series; rather appropriately it was once clocked   Dodgy wheeler-dealer car salesman...

A contemporary castle

Welsh castle with a difference for sale for £3.9 million   Castell Gyrn in Denbighshire, Wales is not quite what it seems. It stands in a...
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Beer is Very Good For You

Dutch scientist Professor Eric Claassen confirms a beer a day “would be very good for you” and suggests drinking such protects against insomnia, dementia and obesity.

An Eaton Mess

80 Eaton Square apartment for sale for £22.5 million in spite of needing complete renovation; it is listed at a price 25% cheaper than it was five years earlier through Chestertons.

Desmond Dropped

Ex-Daily Express owner Richard Desmond’s plans for a 1,500 apartment complex kicked out as Tory housing minister Robert Jenrick MP is shown to have “unlawfully approved” the proposed scheme.

Moron of the Moment – Darren Grimes

In threatening respected writer Peter Jukes with legal action, Darren Grimes yet again shows himself as nothing but a petulant pillock.