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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Ella Ross, 24, admits she was deemed too fat

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Ella Ross, 24, admits she was deemed too fat

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Despite starring in the Duchess of Rutland's new fashion campaign, model Ella Ross admits she's been deemed too fat for the industry.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Alan Rickman diaries will be a waspish delight

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Alan Rickman diaries will be a waspish delight

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Best known for the Harry Potter series and Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves, Alan Rickman kept extensive diaries during his career.

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Damien Hirst joins the dots to make a fake worth a fortune 

Damien Hirst joins the dots to make a fake worth a fortune 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: There's always been doubt over how much Damien Hirst personally contributes to the works that carry his famous name. Now, there may be a [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Billionaire Wafic Said's £3.3m shot in the arm

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Billionaire Wafic Said's £3.3m shot in the arm

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Born in the Syrian capital Damascus and educated in Beirut, he was a child of the Middle East, without a single tie to Britain.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:I wonder what Dominic West's wife wishes

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:I wonder what Dominic West's wife wishes

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:Graeham's claim states that his father became a full-time sculptor in 1981, assisted by his wife, Ingrid.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Labour tycoon will get Invictus Games jumping

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Labour tycoon will get Invictus Games jumping

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:Lord Allen of Kensington is cut from a very different cloth from the other Foundation trustees.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: How Harry and Meghan inspired biting rode

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: How Harry and Meghan inspired biting rode

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Bryan Adams was so inspired by the Princess of Wales that he wrote a song called Diana. Now, Joe Bonamassa, has written a tune about the [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Mike Tindall scrums down for High Court battle

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Mike Tindall scrums down for High Court battle

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: The Royal Family usually avoids scrums of legal action, but ex-England rugby star Mike Tindall has found himself embroiled in High Court [...]

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£650m Carphone Warehouse tycoon lands bail-out for opera charity 

£650m Carphone Warehouse tycoon lands bail-out for opera charity 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Nevill Holt Opera - which David Ross founded and funded at his Leicestershire estate - has just been awarded a £100,000 grant by the Art [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Legal row looms over Brian May's £16m new home 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Legal row looms over Brian May's £16m new home 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Brian May once threatened to quit his Holland Park home because of what he described as a proliferation of basement developments nearby.

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Mystery of why Diana's designer pulled the plug on London store

Mystery of why Diana's designer pulled the plug on London store

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Bruce Oldfield's life story might have been scripted by Dickens - from sickly baby born out of wedlock to the country's most acclaimed c [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Earl of Sutherland's twin left £250k by mother

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Earl of Sutherland's twin left £250k by mother

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Being a younger son in an aristocratic family can be hard to take. But for a twin brother, it's even more galling.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Will Max give brother Boris Johnson a shot?

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Will Max give brother Boris Johnson a shot?

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: They may have split up after more than 20 years of marriage but that has not stopped Livia Firth posting a 60th birthday message to her [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Farm shop spat puts Jeremy Clarkson into a spin

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Farm shop spat puts Jeremy Clarkson into a spin

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: He is worth £50 million and has a multitude of adoring fans all over the globe. But the irrepressible Jeremy Clarkson doesn't get everyt [...]

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Even a Duke's heir has to cut wedding guest list for coronavirus! 

Even a Duke's heir has to cut wedding guest list for coronavirus! 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: As some couples have been forced to delay their weddings, Marquess of Worcester, 31, and his fiancée, Lucy Yorke-Long, 34, showed no suc [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: TV arts supremo Alan Yentob weds his love

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: TV arts supremo Alan Yentob weds his love

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE I can reveal that Yentob has finally married his TV producer girlfriend Philippa Walker after almost 40 years together.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: John Terry is tackled over planning application

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: John Terry is tackled over planning application

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Few will ever emulate John Terry's enviable life path - from beginnings in Barking, Essex, to captain of the England football team and a [...]

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Fury at Kate Middleton's tennis club over council's £130 road fines

Fury at Kate Middleton's tennis club over council's £130 road fines

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: A London council's tactic to prevent 'outsiders' using its cut-through roads could result in Kate Middleton being fined £130 each time s [...]

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Marianne Faithfull says she will get her voice back after Covid-19

Marianne Faithfull says she will get her voice back after Covid-19

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards is often described as indestructible, but Sir Mick Jagger's ex-girlfriend Marianne Faithfull is [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Paul McCartney still feels 'fragile inside'

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Paul McCartney still feels 'fragile inside'

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Macca has revealed he's surprised The Beatles are still remembered at all. 'I'm very proud and pleased and slightly amazed that it's sti [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Matt Monro birthday tribute vexes his daughter

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Matt Monro birthday tribute vexes his daughter

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Very rarely do talents combine so exquisitely as did those of lyricist Don Black and the late Matt Monro, known as 'The Man With The Gol [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Tom Conti has heebie-GBs about drive in France

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Tom Conti has heebie-GBs about drive in France

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: He's one of our best-loved stars of stage and screen, but Tom Conti has refrained from giving his most dramatic performance till now.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Fury as Rugby School sells classic books

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Fury as Rugby School sells classic books

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Rugby School has appalled alumni and academics alike by announcing that it is to sell off a treasury of nearly 300 books

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Old Etonian star of hip-hop dies aged just 35 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Old Etonian star of hip-hop dies aged just 35 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Family, friends and fans are in mourning for Tim Cole - or 'DJ Chuckles', as he was known - after his sudden death on Sunday.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Cliff Richard turns the other cheek for the BBC

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Cliff Richard turns the other cheek for the BBC

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sir Cliff Richard has given proof he lives up to the Christian precept of loving your enemy - by recording a special edition of the BBC' [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Locals go into battle at Churchill estate

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Locals go into battle at Churchill estate

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: The Battle of Blenheim is being re-fought, with the Duke of Marlborough leading the charge. But the Duke doesn't have thousands of Frenc [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Charles hails dry stone walls as works of art 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Charles hails dry stone walls as works of art 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Prince Charles has hailed stone walls as works of art, although for most farmers they are simply a boundary.

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Prue Leith advises women not to leave it too long to have children

Prue Leith advises women not to leave it too long to have children

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Prue Leith, 80, had a son, Danny Kruger (now a UK Tory MP), with her first husband, the late author Rayne Kruger.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Mystery of the Royals and the foreign tycoon

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Mystery of the Royals and the foreign tycoon

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: The Queen's grandchildren Zara Phillips and her brother Peter have always relied on making their own money, But they have not avoided pi [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Jeremy Vine warned not to smile in BBC pay row

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Jeremy Vine warned not to smile in BBC pay row

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Ebullient broadcaster Jeremy Vine achieved notoriety when it emerged that his BBC pay dwarfed that of his colleagues - £700,000-£750,000 [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Dragon School drops Gunga Din house title

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Dragon School drops Gunga Din house title

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Rudyard Kipling's accomplishments appear to count for little in 21st-century Britain. The Dragon School has decided to change the name o [...]

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Heartache for Lord Heseltine's daughter as scammers ruin holiday 

Heartache for Lord Heseltine's daughter as scammers ruin holiday 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Lord Heseltine has a fortune of nearly £300million, but that doesn't mean his elder daughter, Annabel, is invulnerable to holiday horror [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Magician's love spell over David Frost's son

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Magician's love spell over David Frost's son

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Celebrated broadcaster Sir David Frost used to tell his youngest son, George, to 'never waste a second'. George has clearly taken his fa [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Robert Tchenguiz risks £27m gamble... 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Robert Tchenguiz risks £27m gamble... 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Details of Tchenguiz's audacious gamble are revealed in a document which he's just submitted to the High Court in his battle against CMC [...]

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Sarah Ferguson sells a costly cuppa - but it's all for chari-tea!

Sarah Ferguson sells a costly cuppa - but it's all for chari-tea!

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sarah, Duchess of York thinks she has found the secret to swelling the coffers of her new Trust - by flogging some tea and biscuits.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: A Question of Revenge

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: A Question of Revenge

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sue Barker is having the last laugh on BBC bosses who axed her as presenter of A Question Of Sport after 24 years.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Queen is hit by death of second close friend

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Queen is hit by death of second close friend

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE With Windsor Castle and its 5,000-acre Great Park at her disposal, the Queen might seem better placed than most to weather the second loc [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Film slur on Bridge Too Far general

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Film slur on Bridge Too Far general

As A Hollywood war epic, A Bridge Too Far had everything - major stars such as Robert Redford and Sean Connery, a blockbuster budget and Richard Attenborough i [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Joan Collins falls victim to Amazon avalanche 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Joan Collins falls victim to Amazon avalanche 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: 'Got home to find 40 parcels from Amazon that we didn't order,' Dame Joan Collins squeals in horror.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:Du Maurier's daughter fears Lily will steal show

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:Du Maurier's daughter fears Lily will steal show

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: The latest adaptation of Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier's masterpiece, threatens to be eclipsed by the off-screen shenanigans of its star.

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Action man Dominic West plays at being 007 in new video clip 

Action man Dominic West plays at being 007 in new video clip 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Now, Dominic West seems determined to prove he has more attributes to be the next James Bond...

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Peter Kay earns £1million during year off

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Peter Kay earns £1million during year off

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Comedian Peter Kay is laughing all the way to the bank. Who else could haul in £1 million while taking a year off?

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: William Cash is forced out of hedge fund bible

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: William Cash is forced out of hedge fund bible

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: I can disclose that William Cash has been obliged to resign as a director of Spear's.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: When Earl Spencer fell for Paula Yates 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: When Earl Spencer fell for Paula Yates 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: She married rock aristocracy in Bob Geldof, but Paula Yates could have become a genuine countess - and the sister-in-law of Princess Dia [...]

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Ben Budworth has put himself on furlough during coronavirus

Ben Budworth has put himself on furlough during coronavirus

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:Ben Budworth, who pocketed £12.4 million from the sale of his magazine The Lady, lives in splendour at Bylaugh Hall in Norfolk.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: David Frost's son incensed by virus crackdown

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: David Frost's son incensed by virus crackdown

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: George Frost has decried what he describes as the 'ridiculous' handling of the coronavirus outbreak and, the ban on meetings of more tha [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sir Roy Strong retreats from his...

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sir Roy Strong retreats from his...

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: When he 'retired' from his role at Westminster Abbey last year, Sir Roy Strong looked forward to spending more time at his beloved jewel [...]

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Ben Goldsmith's pooches land him in a new pack of trouble 

Ben Goldsmith's pooches land him in a new pack of trouble 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Financier and eco-crusader Ben Goldsmith is now beset by fresh howls of anguish - provoked, this time, by his lurcher hunting dogs.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Carla Bruni slept with Sarkozy on second date

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Carla Bruni slept with Sarkozy on second date

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: 'It was love at first sight,' Carla Bruni says. 'I can't believe I got that at 40 years old - it was crazy. I would never have thought t [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Ella Ross, 24, admits she was deemed too fat

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Ella Ross, 24, admits she was deemed too fat

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Despite starring in the Duchess of Rutland's new fashion campaign, model Ella Ross admits she's been deemed too fat for the industry.

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Sarah Ferguson sells a costly cuppa - but it's all for chari-tea!

Sarah Ferguson sells a costly cuppa - but it's all for chari-tea!

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sarah, Duchess of York thinks she has found the secret to swelling the coffers of her new Trust - by flogging some tea and biscuits.

Read full article: Sarah Ferguson sells a costly cuppa - bu...→
Marianne Faithfull says she will get her voice back after Covid-19

Marianne Faithfull says she will get her voice back after Covid-19

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards is often described as indestructible, but Sir Mick Jagger's ex-girlfriend Marianne Faithfull is [...]

Read full article: Marianne Faithfull says she will get her...→
Damien Hirst joins the dots to make a fake worth a fortune 

Damien Hirst joins the dots to make a fake worth a fortune 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: There's always been doubt over how much Damien Hirst personally contributes to the works that carry his famous name. Now, there may be a [...]

Read full article: Damien Hirst joins the dots to make a fa...→
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Queen is hit by death of second close friend

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Queen is hit by death of second close friend

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE With Windsor Castle and its 5,000-acre Great Park at her disposal, the Queen might seem better placed than most to weather the second loc [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Matt Monro birthday tribute vexes his daughter

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Matt Monro birthday tribute vexes his daughter

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Very rarely do talents combine so exquisitely as did those of lyricist Don Black and the late Matt Monro, known as 'The Man With The Gol [...]

Read full article: SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Matt Monro birthd...→
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:I wonder what Dominic West's wife wishes

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:I wonder what Dominic West's wife wishes

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:Graeham's claim states that his father became a full-time sculptor in 1981, assisted by his wife, Ingrid.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Joan Collins falls victim to Amazon avalanche 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Joan Collins falls victim to Amazon avalanche 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: 'Got home to find 40 parcels from Amazon that we didn't order,' Dame Joan Collins squeals in horror.

Read full article: SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Joan Collins fall...→
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Fury as Rugby School sells classic books

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Fury as Rugby School sells classic books

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Rugby School has appalled alumni and academics alike by announcing that it is to sell off a treasury of nearly 300 books

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: How Harry and Meghan inspired biting rode

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: How Harry and Meghan inspired biting rode

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Bryan Adams was so inspired by the Princess of Wales that he wrote a song called Diana. Now, Joe Bonamassa, has written a tune about the [...]

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Action man Dominic West plays at being 007 in new video clip 

Action man Dominic West plays at being 007 in new video clip 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Now, Dominic West seems determined to prove he has more attributes to be the next James Bond...

Read full article: Action man Dominic West plays at being 0...→
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Cliff Richard turns the other cheek for the BBC

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Cliff Richard turns the other cheek for the BBC

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sir Cliff Richard has given proof he lives up to the Christian precept of loving your enemy - by recording a special edition of the BBC' [...]

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£650m Carphone Warehouse tycoon lands bail-out for opera charity 

£650m Carphone Warehouse tycoon lands bail-out for opera charity 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Nevill Holt Opera - which David Ross founded and funded at his Leicestershire estate - has just been awarded a £100,000 grant by the Art [...]

Read full article: £650m Carphone Warehouse tycoon lands ba...→
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: William Cash is forced out of hedge fund bible

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: William Cash is forced out of hedge fund bible

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: I can disclose that William Cash has been obliged to resign as a director of Spear's.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Charles hails dry stone walls as works of art 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Charles hails dry stone walls as works of art 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Prince Charles has hailed stone walls as works of art, although for most farmers they are simply a boundary.

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Mystery of why Diana's designer pulled the plug on London store

Mystery of why Diana's designer pulled the plug on London store

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Bruce Oldfield's life story might have been scripted by Dickens - from sickly baby born out of wedlock to the country's most acclaimed c [...]

Read full article: Mystery of why Diana's designer pulled t...→
Ben Budworth has put himself on furlough during coronavirus

Ben Budworth has put himself on furlough during coronavirus

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:Ben Budworth, who pocketed £12.4 million from the sale of his magazine The Lady, lives in splendour at Bylaugh Hall in Norfolk.

Read full article: Ben Budworth has put himself on furlough...→
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Mystery of the Royals and the foreign tycoon

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Mystery of the Royals and the foreign tycoon

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: The Queen's grandchildren Zara Phillips and her brother Peter have always relied on making their own money, But they have not avoided pi [...]

Read full article: SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Mystery of the Ro...→
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Will Max give brother Boris Johnson a shot?

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Will Max give brother Boris Johnson a shot?

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: They may have split up after more than 20 years of marriage but that has not stopped Livia Firth posting a 60th birthday message to her [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sir Roy Strong retreats from his...

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sir Roy Strong retreats from his...

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: When he 'retired' from his role at Westminster Abbey last year, Sir Roy Strong looked forward to spending more time at his beloved jewel [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Dragon School drops Gunga Din house title

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Dragon School drops Gunga Din house title

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Rudyard Kipling's accomplishments appear to count for little in 21st-century Britain. The Dragon School has decided to change the name o [...]

Read full article: SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Dragon School dro...→
Even a Duke's heir has to cut wedding guest list for coronavirus! 

Even a Duke's heir has to cut wedding guest list for coronavirus! 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: As some couples have been forced to delay their weddings, Marquess of Worcester, 31, and his fiancée, Lucy Yorke-Long, 34, showed no suc [...]

Read full article: Even a Duke's heir has to cut wedding gu...→
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Carla Bruni slept with Sarkozy on second date

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Carla Bruni slept with Sarkozy on second date

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: 'It was love at first sight,' Carla Bruni says. 'I can't believe I got that at 40 years old - it was crazy. I would never have thought t [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Magician's love spell over David Frost's son

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Magician's love spell over David Frost's son

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Celebrated broadcaster Sir David Frost used to tell his youngest son, George, to 'never waste a second'. George has clearly taken his fa [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: John Terry is tackled over planning application

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: John Terry is tackled over planning application

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Few will ever emulate John Terry's enviable life path - from beginnings in Barking, Essex, to captain of the England football team and a [...]

Read full article: SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: John Terry is tac...→
Fury at Kate Middleton's tennis club over council's £130 road fines

Fury at Kate Middleton's tennis club over council's £130 road fines

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: A London council's tactic to prevent 'outsiders' using its cut-through roads could result in Kate Middleton being fined £130 each time s [...]

Read full article: Fury at Kate Middleton's tennis club ove...→
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Alan Rickman diaries will be a waspish delight

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Alan Rickman diaries will be a waspish delight

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Best known for the Harry Potter series and Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves, Alan Rickman kept extensive diaries during his career.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: A Question of Revenge

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: A Question of Revenge

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sue Barker is having the last laugh on BBC bosses who axed her as presenter of A Question Of Sport after 24 years.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Paul McCartney still feels 'fragile inside'

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Paul McCartney still feels 'fragile inside'

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Macca has revealed he's surprised The Beatles are still remembered at all. 'I'm very proud and pleased and slightly amazed that it's sti [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Billionaire Wafic Said's £3.3m shot in the arm

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Billionaire Wafic Said's £3.3m shot in the arm

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Born in the Syrian capital Damascus and educated in Beirut, he was a child of the Middle East, without a single tie to Britain.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Film slur on Bridge Too Far general

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Film slur on Bridge Too Far general

As A Hollywood war epic, A Bridge Too Far had everything - major stars such as Robert Redford and Sean Connery, a blockbuster budget and Richard Attenborough i [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Tom Conti has heebie-GBs about drive in France

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Tom Conti has heebie-GBs about drive in France

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: He's one of our best-loved stars of stage and screen, but Tom Conti has refrained from giving his most dramatic performance till now.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Labour tycoon will get Invictus Games jumping

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Labour tycoon will get Invictus Games jumping

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:Lord Allen of Kensington is cut from a very different cloth from the other Foundation trustees.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:Du Maurier's daughter fears Lily will steal show

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:Du Maurier's daughter fears Lily will steal show

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: The latest adaptation of Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier's masterpiece, threatens to be eclipsed by the off-screen shenanigans of its star.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Old Etonian star of hip-hop dies aged just 35 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Old Etonian star of hip-hop dies aged just 35 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Family, friends and fans are in mourning for Tim Cole - or 'DJ Chuckles', as he was known - after his sudden death on Sunday.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Mike Tindall scrums down for High Court battle

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Mike Tindall scrums down for High Court battle

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: The Royal Family usually avoids scrums of legal action, but ex-England rugby star Mike Tindall has found himself embroiled in High Court [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Peter Kay earns £1million during year off

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Peter Kay earns £1million during year off

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Comedian Peter Kay is laughing all the way to the bank. Who else could haul in £1 million while taking a year off?

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Locals go into battle at Churchill estate

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Locals go into battle at Churchill estate

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: The Battle of Blenheim is being re-fought, with the Duke of Marlborough leading the charge. But the Duke doesn't have thousands of Frenc [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Legal row looms over Brian May's £16m new home 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Legal row looms over Brian May's £16m new home 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Brian May once threatened to quit his Holland Park home because of what he described as a proliferation of basement developments nearby.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: When Earl Spencer fell for Paula Yates 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: When Earl Spencer fell for Paula Yates 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: She married rock aristocracy in Bob Geldof, but Paula Yates could have become a genuine countess - and the sister-in-law of Princess Dia [...]

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Prue Leith advises women not to leave it too long to have children

Prue Leith advises women not to leave it too long to have children

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Prue Leith, 80, had a son, Danny Kruger (now a UK Tory MP), with her first husband, the late author Rayne Kruger.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Earl of Sutherland's twin left £250k by mother

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Earl of Sutherland's twin left £250k by mother

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Being a younger son in an aristocratic family can be hard to take. But for a twin brother, it's even more galling.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: David Frost's son incensed by virus crackdown

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: David Frost's son incensed by virus crackdown

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: George Frost has decried what he describes as the 'ridiculous' handling of the coronavirus outbreak and, the ban on meetings of more tha [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Jeremy Vine warned not to smile in BBC pay row

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Jeremy Vine warned not to smile in BBC pay row

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Ebullient broadcaster Jeremy Vine achieved notoriety when it emerged that his BBC pay dwarfed that of his colleagues - £700,000-£750,000 [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Farm shop spat puts Jeremy Clarkson into a spin

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Farm shop spat puts Jeremy Clarkson into a spin

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: He is worth £50 million and has a multitude of adoring fans all over the globe. But the irrepressible Jeremy Clarkson doesn't get everyt [...]

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Ben Goldsmith's pooches land him in a new pack of trouble 

Ben Goldsmith's pooches land him in a new pack of trouble 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Financier and eco-crusader Ben Goldsmith is now beset by fresh howls of anguish - provoked, this time, by his lurcher hunting dogs.

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Heartache for Lord Heseltine's daughter as scammers ruin holiday 

Heartache for Lord Heseltine's daughter as scammers ruin holiday 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Lord Heseltine has a fortune of nearly £300million, but that doesn't mean his elder daughter, Annabel, is invulnerable to holiday horror [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: TV arts supremo Alan Yentob weds his love

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: TV arts supremo Alan Yentob weds his love

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE I can reveal that Yentob has finally married his TV producer girlfriend Philippa Walker after almost 40 years together.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Robert Tchenguiz risks £27m gamble... 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Robert Tchenguiz risks £27m gamble... 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Details of Tchenguiz's audacious gamble are revealed in a document which he's just submitted to the High Court in his battle against CMC [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Ella Ross, 24, admits she was deemed too fat

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Ella Ross, 24, admits she was deemed too fat

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Despite starring in the Duchess of Rutland's new fashion campaign, model Ella Ross admits she's been deemed too fat for the industry.

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Fury at Kate Middleton's tennis club over council's £130 road fines

Fury at Kate Middleton's tennis club over council's £130 road fines

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: A London council's tactic to prevent 'outsiders' using its cut-through roads could result in Kate Middleton being fined £130 each time s [...]

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Sarah Ferguson sells a costly cuppa - but it's all for chari-tea!

Sarah Ferguson sells a costly cuppa - but it's all for chari-tea!

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sarah, Duchess of York thinks she has found the secret to swelling the coffers of her new Trust - by flogging some tea and biscuits.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Alan Rickman diaries will be a waspish delight

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Alan Rickman diaries will be a waspish delight

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Best known for the Harry Potter series and Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves, Alan Rickman kept extensive diaries during his career.

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Marianne Faithfull says she will get her voice back after Covid-19

Marianne Faithfull says she will get her voice back after Covid-19

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards is often described as indestructible, but Sir Mick Jagger's ex-girlfriend Marianne Faithfull is [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: A Question of Revenge

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: A Question of Revenge

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sue Barker is having the last laugh on BBC bosses who axed her as presenter of A Question Of Sport after 24 years.

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Damien Hirst joins the dots to make a fake worth a fortune 

Damien Hirst joins the dots to make a fake worth a fortune 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: There's always been doubt over how much Damien Hirst personally contributes to the works that carry his famous name. Now, there may be a [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Paul McCartney still feels 'fragile inside'

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Paul McCartney still feels 'fragile inside'

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Macca has revealed he's surprised The Beatles are still remembered at all. 'I'm very proud and pleased and slightly amazed that it's sti [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Queen is hit by death of second close friend

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Queen is hit by death of second close friend

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE With Windsor Castle and its 5,000-acre Great Park at her disposal, the Queen might seem better placed than most to weather the second loc [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Billionaire Wafic Said's £3.3m shot in the arm

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Billionaire Wafic Said's £3.3m shot in the arm

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Born in the Syrian capital Damascus and educated in Beirut, he was a child of the Middle East, without a single tie to Britain.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Matt Monro birthday tribute vexes his daughter

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Matt Monro birthday tribute vexes his daughter

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Very rarely do talents combine so exquisitely as did those of lyricist Don Black and the late Matt Monro, known as 'The Man With The Gol [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Film slur on Bridge Too Far general

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Film slur on Bridge Too Far general

As A Hollywood war epic, A Bridge Too Far had everything - major stars such as Robert Redford and Sean Connery, a blockbuster budget and Richard Attenborough i [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:I wonder what Dominic West's wife wishes

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:I wonder what Dominic West's wife wishes

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:Graeham's claim states that his father became a full-time sculptor in 1981, assisted by his wife, Ingrid.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Tom Conti has heebie-GBs about drive in France

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Tom Conti has heebie-GBs about drive in France

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: He's one of our best-loved stars of stage and screen, but Tom Conti has refrained from giving his most dramatic performance till now.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Joan Collins falls victim to Amazon avalanche 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Joan Collins falls victim to Amazon avalanche 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: 'Got home to find 40 parcels from Amazon that we didn't order,' Dame Joan Collins squeals in horror.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Labour tycoon will get Invictus Games jumping

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Labour tycoon will get Invictus Games jumping

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:Lord Allen of Kensington is cut from a very different cloth from the other Foundation trustees.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Fury as Rugby School sells classic books

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Fury as Rugby School sells classic books

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Rugby School has appalled alumni and academics alike by announcing that it is to sell off a treasury of nearly 300 books

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:Du Maurier's daughter fears Lily will steal show

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:Du Maurier's daughter fears Lily will steal show

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: The latest adaptation of Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier's masterpiece, threatens to be eclipsed by the off-screen shenanigans of its star.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: How Harry and Meghan inspired biting rode

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: How Harry and Meghan inspired biting rode

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Bryan Adams was so inspired by the Princess of Wales that he wrote a song called Diana. Now, Joe Bonamassa, has written a tune about the [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Old Etonian star of hip-hop dies aged just 35 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Old Etonian star of hip-hop dies aged just 35 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Family, friends and fans are in mourning for Tim Cole - or 'DJ Chuckles', as he was known - after his sudden death on Sunday.

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Action man Dominic West plays at being 007 in new video clip 

Action man Dominic West plays at being 007 in new video clip 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Now, Dominic West seems determined to prove he has more attributes to be the next James Bond...

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Mike Tindall scrums down for High Court battle

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Mike Tindall scrums down for High Court battle

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: The Royal Family usually avoids scrums of legal action, but ex-England rugby star Mike Tindall has found himself embroiled in High Court [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Cliff Richard turns the other cheek for the BBC

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Cliff Richard turns the other cheek for the BBC

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sir Cliff Richard has given proof he lives up to the Christian precept of loving your enemy - by recording a special edition of the BBC' [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Peter Kay earns £1million during year off

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Peter Kay earns £1million during year off

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Comedian Peter Kay is laughing all the way to the bank. Who else could haul in £1 million while taking a year off?

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£650m Carphone Warehouse tycoon lands bail-out for opera charity 

£650m Carphone Warehouse tycoon lands bail-out for opera charity 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Nevill Holt Opera - which David Ross founded and funded at his Leicestershire estate - has just been awarded a £100,000 grant by the Art [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Locals go into battle at Churchill estate

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Locals go into battle at Churchill estate

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: The Battle of Blenheim is being re-fought, with the Duke of Marlborough leading the charge. But the Duke doesn't have thousands of Frenc [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: William Cash is forced out of hedge fund bible

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: William Cash is forced out of hedge fund bible

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: I can disclose that William Cash has been obliged to resign as a director of Spear's.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Legal row looms over Brian May's £16m new home 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Legal row looms over Brian May's £16m new home 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Brian May once threatened to quit his Holland Park home because of what he described as a proliferation of basement developments nearby.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Charles hails dry stone walls as works of art 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Charles hails dry stone walls as works of art 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Prince Charles has hailed stone walls as works of art, although for most farmers they are simply a boundary.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: When Earl Spencer fell for Paula Yates 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: When Earl Spencer fell for Paula Yates 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: She married rock aristocracy in Bob Geldof, but Paula Yates could have become a genuine countess - and the sister-in-law of Princess Dia [...]

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Mystery of why Diana's designer pulled the plug on London store

Mystery of why Diana's designer pulled the plug on London store

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Bruce Oldfield's life story might have been scripted by Dickens - from sickly baby born out of wedlock to the country's most acclaimed c [...]

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Prue Leith advises women not to leave it too long to have children

Prue Leith advises women not to leave it too long to have children

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Prue Leith, 80, had a son, Danny Kruger (now a UK Tory MP), with her first husband, the late author Rayne Kruger.

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Ben Budworth has put himself on furlough during coronavirus

Ben Budworth has put himself on furlough during coronavirus

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE:Ben Budworth, who pocketed £12.4 million from the sale of his magazine The Lady, lives in splendour at Bylaugh Hall in Norfolk.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Earl of Sutherland's twin left £250k by mother

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Earl of Sutherland's twin left £250k by mother

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Being a younger son in an aristocratic family can be hard to take. But for a twin brother, it's even more galling.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Mystery of the Royals and the foreign tycoon

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Mystery of the Royals and the foreign tycoon

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: The Queen's grandchildren Zara Phillips and her brother Peter have always relied on making their own money, But they have not avoided pi [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: David Frost's son incensed by virus crackdown

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: David Frost's son incensed by virus crackdown

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: George Frost has decried what he describes as the 'ridiculous' handling of the coronavirus outbreak and, the ban on meetings of more tha [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Will Max give brother Boris Johnson a shot?

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Will Max give brother Boris Johnson a shot?

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: They may have split up after more than 20 years of marriage but that has not stopped Livia Firth posting a 60th birthday message to her [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Jeremy Vine warned not to smile in BBC pay row

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Jeremy Vine warned not to smile in BBC pay row

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Ebullient broadcaster Jeremy Vine achieved notoriety when it emerged that his BBC pay dwarfed that of his colleagues - £700,000-£750,000 [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sir Roy Strong retreats from his...

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sir Roy Strong retreats from his...

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: When he 'retired' from his role at Westminster Abbey last year, Sir Roy Strong looked forward to spending more time at his beloved jewel [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Farm shop spat puts Jeremy Clarkson into a spin

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Farm shop spat puts Jeremy Clarkson into a spin

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: He is worth £50 million and has a multitude of adoring fans all over the globe. But the irrepressible Jeremy Clarkson doesn't get everyt [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Dragon School drops Gunga Din house title

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Dragon School drops Gunga Din house title

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Rudyard Kipling's accomplishments appear to count for little in 21st-century Britain. The Dragon School has decided to change the name o [...]

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Ben Goldsmith's pooches land him in a new pack of trouble 

Ben Goldsmith's pooches land him in a new pack of trouble 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Financier and eco-crusader Ben Goldsmith is now beset by fresh howls of anguish - provoked, this time, by his lurcher hunting dogs.

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Even a Duke's heir has to cut wedding guest list for coronavirus! 

Even a Duke's heir has to cut wedding guest list for coronavirus! 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: As some couples have been forced to delay their weddings, Marquess of Worcester, 31, and his fiancée, Lucy Yorke-Long, 34, showed no suc [...]

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Heartache for Lord Heseltine's daughter as scammers ruin holiday 

Heartache for Lord Heseltine's daughter as scammers ruin holiday 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Lord Heseltine has a fortune of nearly £300million, but that doesn't mean his elder daughter, Annabel, is invulnerable to holiday horror [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Carla Bruni slept with Sarkozy on second date

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Carla Bruni slept with Sarkozy on second date

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: 'It was love at first sight,' Carla Bruni says. 'I can't believe I got that at 40 years old - it was crazy. I would never have thought t [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: TV arts supremo Alan Yentob weds his love

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: TV arts supremo Alan Yentob weds his love

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE I can reveal that Yentob has finally married his TV producer girlfriend Philippa Walker after almost 40 years together.

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Magician's love spell over David Frost's son

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Magician's love spell over David Frost's son

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Celebrated broadcaster Sir David Frost used to tell his youngest son, George, to 'never waste a second'. George has clearly taken his fa [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: John Terry is tackled over planning application

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: John Terry is tackled over planning application

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Few will ever emulate John Terry's enviable life path - from beginnings in Barking, Essex, to captain of the England football team and a [...]

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Robert Tchenguiz risks £27m gamble... 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Robert Tchenguiz risks £27m gamble... 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Details of Tchenguiz's audacious gamble are revealed in a document which he's just submitted to the High Court in his battle against CMC [...]

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