Friday, November 27, 2020
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Runners & Riders – Gold Cup Day at ‘Royal Ascot At Home’

‘The Steeple Times’ analyses the selections for a somewhat damp Gold Cup Day at ‘Royal Ascot At Home’ – very much a day to stay indoors and watch Stradivarius, Frankie Dettori and Sir John Gosden.

(Not So) Mad Friday

‘Mad Friday’ thankfully calmer than ever in Chelsea reports Matthew Steeples   Last year, as I walked across the Royal Borough in the evening of the...

When Shall We Three Meet Again?

As Theresa May hangs on in spite of revolts and defeats, Matthew Steeples asks: ‘How much longer can this kitten heeled harbinger of disaster...

A Rental Ruin

Chelsea estate agent optimistically markets an £850 per week house with unpainted walls and an exposed gas meter by announcing: “It does have a...

The Ark of Brompton Cross

Playboys swarming the streets of SW3 have turned Brompton Cross into the Arabian answer to Oxford Circus   Animals allegedly went into The Ark 2x2 and...

New balls please

Alexandra Naylor reports on this year’s strawberries and Pimm’s fuelled Wimbledon Championships   It's Wimbledon again – the oldest and most prestigious tennis championship in the...

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...

A beginner’s guide to The Ashes

Our man in whites Fred Sculthorp looks ahead to this week’s Test cricket series, The Ashes   The enemy are at the gates. The time has...

The rise of the rucksack

The accessory of choice for fashion agnostics or a healthy two fingers to style? By Claire Rubinstein   London is in the midst of an epidemic....

Life on the wire

Nik Wallenda crosses the Niagara Falls   Yesterday, watched by over a billion people worldwide, Nik Wallenda became the first person to successfully walk across Niagara...
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Get Out Ghislaine

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Nasty Nat’s Naughty Notes

‘Nasty Nat’ Natalie Elphicke MP – wife of convicted ex-MP turned sex offender Charlie Elphicke – rightly called out for pestering the judiciary with naughty notes.