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A Treble Two

Miss Marple-esque thatched cottage for sale for a sum 129% higher than it achieved in 2014; it has 2 reception rooms, 2 bedrooms and...

No. 4 - HRH Princess Maria-Olympia of Greece and Denmark

One of five children of an exiled prince and hedgefunder and an American heiress, Her Royal Highness Princess Maria-Olympia of Greece and Denmark was...

No. 17 - John Patrick Hannan

In January 2015, Irish born John Patrick Hannan became the world’s most elusive fugitive after having spent 60 years on the run. Jailed for...

Happy New Year 2016

The Steeple Times wishes readers a prosperous 2016 and reviews some of our favourite stories from 2015   Many of you will have woken with sore...

No. 18 - Alex Hope

A catering manager turned Ponzi schemer and conman, Canary Wharf based Alex Hope blamed everyone but himself for his demise. Convicted and jailed for seven...

No. 18 - Helen Brach (AKA “The Candy Lady”, 1911 – 1977, body never found)

Devoted to her dogs and the widow of a tycoon named Frank V. Brach (1890 – 1970), Helen Brach inherited a significant portion of...

No. 6 - Ena Baxter (AKA “The Queen of Soup”, 1925 – 2015)

Described as being “born to make soup”, Ena Baxter was anything but a “sweet old dear pottering around her kitchen”. This farmer’s daughter turned...

No. 20 - Thomas Gilbert Jr.

Privileged and 6’3” tall, Princeton graduate Thomas Gilbert Jr. stands accused of the January 2015 slaying of his hedge fund manager father Thomas Gilbert...

The king of rentals

A 39th floor apartment in The Pierre Hotel in New York becomes the city’s priciest rental at a staggering £327,000 per month   Whilst the most...

No. 6 - Kyle Hotchkiss Carone

A Princeton graduate and “hospitality expert”, uber-connected Kyle Hotchkiss Carone grew up in Connecticut and Long Island. A rising star restaurateur, Hotchkiss Carone worked...

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