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A feudal manor

Dorset mansion built by Bastards that has been the setting of a bitter familial feud for sale for the first time since 1846   The Prince of...

Lady Alice, Lady Eliza and Lady Violet Manners (AKA “The No Manners Girls”)

Famous for their raucous parties, Lady Alice, Lady Eliza and Lady Violet Manners are the daughters of the Duke and Duchess of Rutland. Neighbours...

Cairness House – A Masonic mansion

Cairness House, “Scotland’s most important Greek Revival house”, heads into its fourth year on the market   Launched to the market in May 2011 at a...

Her Grace Deborah Cavendish, The Dowager Duchess of Devonshire DCVO (1920 – 2014; née The Hon. Deborah Freeman-Mitford)

The last surviving Mitford sister, the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire was nicknamed “the housewife duchess” and made Chatsworth one of the most successful and...

Burnt out

Chelsea is an area where restaurateurs will increasingly struggle   Daphne’s restaurant in Brompton Cross’ Draycott Avenue suffered substantial fire damage on Tuesday this week. Given...

Five of the Best: Films for a rainy day

Films to watch on a winter’s day   With flooding battering Britain and snow in New York, now’s the time to stay indoors. What could be...

Bears and postmen

Charles Mitford Cust tells the tale of a Steiff bear with a fascinating past   I was routing around in the family safe one rainy day...

Marina Cowdray: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks artist and sculptor Marina Cowdray: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? Accepting each...

Gaspard Ulliel

Best known for a brilliant performance in the 2007 prequel Hannibal Rising, this talented Frenchman is to play a young Yves Saint Laurent in...

Jo Malone MBE

This dynamo opened her first store at 154 Walton Street in Chelsea in 1994 and admits she had no money and made every error...
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Maximum Risk Maxwell

Ghislaine Maxwell should not be given bail given she most definitely has the means and motive to flee; the case of Carlos...

Pooling Barrymore

As outdoor swimming pools reopened, Michael Barrymore trended on social media; it is time thus to remind the disgraced entertainer to reveal the truth about what happened on the night of the 31st March 2001.

A Mini White House in Mississippi

Colonial Revival ‘Mini White House’ on an 8-acre plot in Mississippi for sale for just £299,000 or £56 per square foot; the mini mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Monster of the Moment – Dr Walter Palmer

Reprehensible “driller killer” dentist Dr Walter Palmer will forever be remembered for slaying ‘Cecil The Lion’; the sexual harasser of his own employees has now gone and done it again – this time the monster massacred an endangered ram.