Blowing It

The award for biggest gaffe goes to…

Meryl Streep © Getty images

Handing the best picture award to the wrong film was exactly what the Oscars needed.

The sad decline of the art of excess

Lutine Bell © Getty images

Lloyd’s of London introduced a ban on staff drinking alcohol between 9am and 5pm.

What’s Obama got to smile about?

Barack Obama © Getty images

Barack Obama can expect to receive an index-linked $207,800 a year from the presidential pension for the rest of his life.

The Babylonian excess of Johnny Depp

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp © Rex Features

Johnny Depp’s constant insistence that he’s “keeping it real” is wearying.

Getting ready for doomsday

Preparing for the end of the world is an expensive business.

A cautionary tale for sugar babies

Sugar daddy flanked by two young women © Getty images

Would-be “sugar babies” should heed the bizarre case of fashion designer Alexandra Subris.

Beauty secrets of Prince Harry’s girl

Meghan Markle

Prince Harry’s squeeze Meghan Markle has an odd trick for keeping the wrinkles at bay.

Steve Bloom: the Basil Fawlty of booksellers

Hawes, Yorkshire

There has to be room for the grumpy – even in the Dales.

The really wild parties are in the sticks

Posh garden party © Getty images

If you thought rural life was all about long walks in the countryside, you’re in for a shock.

Cameron licks his wounds

David Cameron © Rex Features

David Cameron has been out of the public eye since stepping down as prime minister. So what has he been up to?

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