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A Demon Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce owned by “maverick” Demon Internet dot-com millionaire Cliff Stanford to be auctioned; his au pair was tragically murdered in Spain; he was convicted of “email spying” in a scandal featuring gerrymanderer Dame Shirley Porter.

Turncoat Tory Predicts Troubles for Theresa

Scandal prone Tory activist turned Jared Kushner employed journalist Andre Walker claims Theresa May is fearful of electoral disaster due to MPs from her...

Mikel Ruffinelli

Despite being an iceberg beyond being just larger than life, Californian Mikel Ruffinelli describes her eight foot wide “diva hips” as “looking beautiful”. A...

Raine Spencer; Raine, Countess Spencer (AKA “Acid Raine”)

This thrice married daughter of the novelist Dame Barbara Cartland was allegedly fathered by Prince George, Duke of Kent and has worked her way...

Chris and Colin Weir

This former Scottish Television cameraman and his ex-nurse wife won £161 million on the EuroMillions lottery in 2011 and “believe that things do happen...

Camila Batmanghelidjh CBE

Larger than life Camila Batmanghelidjh was born in Tehran and was once described as “Britain’s most colourful charity leader”. In 1996, Batmanghelidjh founded Kids Company...

Overheard: 19th August

Classic clangers from the last week   Pret a Menu “Have you a menu?” asked a burka clad Arab in Pret in Knightsbridge. The server answered: “No...

Remembering Ross

Ross Burden passes away aged just 47   Antipodean television chef Ross Burden “died peacefully” on the 17th July aged just 47.   A model turned self-taught cook,...

Richard Griffiths OBE (1947 – 2013)

Most recognised for having played Uncle Monty in Withnail and I and Vernon Dursley in the Harry Potter films, this Yorkshireman truly was a...

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)...
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Wally of the Week – Disgraceful Dimwit Darren Grimes

As manipulated millennial Darren Grimes gets himself into yet another racism storm with the help of his beloved bigot Dr David Starkey, one has to ask: “Who is this cretin’s puppet master?”

Bow Wine Vaults Back

Acclaimed restaurateur Philip Lawless to reopen Square Mile institution and haunt of city financiers the Bow Wine Vaults on Monday.