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Smiling Churchill and Scowling Edward

Rare photograph of Winston Churchill dining with Edward VIII to be sold as part of a sale on the eve of the 80th anniversary of him becoming Prime Minister. In a reversal of roles, it is the royal (nicknamed ‘Our Smiling Prince’) who is scowling whilst the future Prime Minister (nicknamed ‘Our Scowling PM’) smiles.

Lockdown The Gin

With neighbours putting gin and tonics on each other’s doorsteps during the COVID-19 lockdown, we select the most amusing quotes about this...

Hero of the Hour – Sir Nicholas Soames

Sir Winston Churchill’s grandson Sir Nicholas Soames takes to Twitter and brands Donald Trump “graceless, boorish and mainly wrong”   Sir Nicholas Soames MP is a...

Pauline Amos – What’s on your mantelpiece?

A 20-question interview with Liverpool born artist Pauline Amos; one of her works is for sale for £1.3 million   The Steeple Times shares “wit and...

Annabel Mullin – What’s on your mantelpiece?

A 20-question interview with criminal justice expert, former police officer and Liberal Democrat candidate for Kensington Annabel Mullin   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”....

A Catty Catastrophe

‘Bride of Wildenstein’ got her claws out in New York; her boyfriend learns a lesson about playing with cats   Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes once...

Daphne McKinley – What’s on your mantelpiece?

A 20-question interview with businesswoman and founder of the Sean Edwards Foundation Daphne McKinley   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? My...

A Spitfire soars

Spitfire smashes £1.5 million pre-sale estimate and soars to sell for £3.1 million for charity in London   Yesterday, a world record was set when an...

Gone With the Mill

Vivien Leigh’s retreat and final resting place for sale for £3.25 million   Actress Vivien Leigh bought Grade II listed Tickerage Mill at Blackboys in East...

Five of the Best: Rambling ruins

Five British mansions that require new owners with bottomless pockets for sale at prices from £950,000 to over £10 million   For those who’ve got plenty...
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