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Muting Masterpiece

Highlight of the art and antiques calendar, Masterpiece London, announces its 2020 fair has been cancelled due to coronavirus The brainchild...

A Poirot Curve

Curve shaped neo-Georgian house that wouldn’t look out of place in an Agatha Christie Poirot novel on the St. George’s Hill estate...

A Bargain Boat

Edward Kay reports on the sale of a truly striking 1-of-1 Aguti 20-metre wooden motor yacht that cost £6.4 million to build; it is...

Colditz comes to Shropshire

Shropshire cottage with a most unusual secret for sale for just shy of £200,000   From the outside 30 Railway Street in Bridgnorth, Shropshire looks like...

Taking Aston to another level

Aston Martin to be sold in New York could fetch in excess of £10 million and become the highest priced British car ever to...

Baroness Marie-Claire von Alvensleben

Though convicted and sentenced to a six-week suspended jail sentence for a racist tirade in December 2013 in which she claimed “brown people are...

Philip Mould OBE

This renowned art sleuth co-presents BBC1’s Fake or Fortune? with Fiona Bruce. From his Mayfair dealership, Philip Mould is best known for having discovered...

The Monica Factor: Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter

Monica Lewinsky takes to Twitter (but don’t expect any mention of Bill Clinton)   On Monday, Monica Lewinsky joined Twitter and within a couple of hours despite...

Romantic heroes: Ian Fleming and James Bond

James Murphy examines his romantic heroes, Ian Fleming and James Bond   I was privileged to attend the recent Masterpiece art and antiques fair in Chelsea....

Overheard: 3rd July

Classic clangers from the last week   Showing face At the Masterpiece art and antiques fair at the Royal Hospital, a plastic faced lady was overheard chatting...
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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.