More than a year after Nadine Dorries appeared on the reality show I’m a Celebrity… she has finally done what MPs are required to do, and filled in the appropriate part of the Register of Members’ Interests. Thus we learn that being humiliated in the jungle is less lucrative than we thought. According to the Register, she was paid £6,960 while she was on the show, plus £13,268 two months later for associated interviews and photo shoots, making £20,228 in all – half what the pundits guessed she had received.

Dando Murder: The mourning struck a strange note in the context of country at war

"IT'S JUST like Princess Diana," was one comment reported from inside BBC Television Centre yesterday after Jill Dando's murder. And as tributes came in from sources as elevated as the Queen, the Prime Minister, the Home Secretary and Sir Cliff Richard, an extraordinary sense of national mourning did seem to be taking shape.

Dando Murder: `Jill was always surprised at how cruel people could be'

I LAST saw Jill on Tuesday. Actually she saw me first. Someone pinched my bottom. I turned round and it was Jill, grinning. We chatted about her wedding. Everything was great. She had this new antiques programme starting. She was so relieved to be stopping Holiday. I think it had taken her a lot of time to build up to resigning but, once she had made the decision, there were no regrets. She was in high spirits. She was so looking forward to having her life back.

Huge concerts pose threat to London's royal parks

INCALCULABLE DAMAGE will be caused to London's royal parks by a series of concerts and shows this summer, a report suggests.

The Partridge family

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Sporting Vernacular: 8. Quaich

THE CAMBRIDGE Boat Race crew was rewarded for its winning efforts on Saturday with a huge silver Quaich presented by the sponsors.

`Oliver!' composer Bart dies

LIONEL BART, "father of the modern British musical", died in London yesterday, age 68, after a long fight against cancer.

Obituary: Christine Glanville

AS ONE of Gerry Anderson's chief puppeteers and puppet-makers, Christine Glanville saw the whole evolution of film and television puppetry and was at the heart of that development. She worked on almost all of the classic Anderson television series of the 1960s, including Stingray and Thunderbirds.

Football: Smith awaits lucky silver streak

FA Cup quarter-finals: Derby manager still dreams of the ultimate prize despite a series of unfortunate setbacks

Pop covers the cracks with tinsel

Do they know it's Christmas? The record companies certainly do, and with sales in decline the seasonal battle is fierce

Rock & Pop: The old person's guide to pop

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Music: The sound of Hank Marvin, plunging into deep space


The Agreeable World Of Wallace Arnold: How dare they gag Sir Cliff, our national treasure!

IT IS OFTEN forgotten that when King Edward VIII and Mrs Simpson were conducting their clandestine romance one of their strongest mutual passions was music and one musician in particular.

Arts: Cliff Richard is a pagan

Julian Cope has published the findings of his survey of our ancient sites. He has many astonishing facts to reveal

Restaurants: Upstaged during dinner

Mention food and entertainment in the same breath and most hearts will sink. The words generally conjure up images of sad cabaret artistes in flock-wall-papered function rooms with even sadder portions of chicken- in-the-basket. But now, some surprising people are getting in on the act.
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