Voices

Those who refuse an honour inevitably follow it up with a worthy fuss

Camilla 'to join march'

Who eats where: Guide to the Ivy League

For the New Establishment, it's not simply which restaurant you choose but where you sit that reveals your status

First Night: Diana returns to haunt Royal Family from the stage

Battle Royal Lyttelton Theatre London

Books: Wanted: Lords. Must be dotty

First Childhood by Lord Berners Weidenfeld pounds 12.99 A Distant Prospect by Lord Berners Weidenfeld pounds 12.99

'The best mistresses are the ones we know nothing about'

Victoria Griffin has one rule - she only dates married men. HESTER LACEY reveals the secret life of the other woman

So just what is this wonderful new world of Widdecombism?

If economics drove Mrs Thatcher, moralism seems to be what finds the Widdecombe G-spot.

Quotes of the week

"People in television are horrible, really awful. Or maybe I met the wrong ones"

But, your Honour, I did once iron his shirt for him

The Law Commission is proposing that a man's mistress should have full legal rights - as long as there was more than sex involved. Tricky, says Sally Ann Lasson, but at least it will spell the end for all those smug marrieds out there

Football: The Sweeper - Six Mile Bottom in Beckham offer

SIX MILE Bottom, The Sweeper can report, is ready and willing to give its name to the next offspring of David Beckham and fiancee Victoria. Following the arrival of Brooklyn Beckham and suggestions in this column last week where Posh Spice might like to carry out her next pregnancy test in order to have a ready-made name for baby No 2, comes a generous offer from that very Suffolk village.

It's Camilla Parker Bowles, bearing down on me

When her husband ran off with a male model, she soldiered on bravely as Wiltshire women do

Media: Darling, you look gorgeous

From Cinderella to Queen of the Ball in the twinkling of a lens.

Leading Article: Peace for the Prince

IS THE Prince of Wales mad, or is it the world he inhabits? You have to wonder. The Chapter of Birmingham Cathedral, it was revealed in the week of the Prince's 50th birthday, has decided that the best way to spend pounds 12,000 was on a set of new wool-polyester stoles and altar frontals which show the HP Sauce factory, a Land Rover at 45 degrees (because that's what Land Rover says a Land Rover can do) and the beautiful geometry of Spaghetti Junction as seen from the air but with the road markings removed. "God is in Spaghetti Junction," the Archdeacon told a curious press. "It is hoped that when people see the Junction on the stoles, they will pray for travellers."
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