Those magical Centre Court tickets were rather easier for some to procure than for others. Being Scottish helped, naturally: there was Alex Salmond, Scotland’s First Minister. Multiple Olympic gold medalist Sir Chris Hoy had a seat, as did the star of ‘The 300’, actor Gerard Butler. The latter had somehow colour co-ordinated his grey jacket with a non-Scot on his right, Hollywood idol Bradley Cooper, which perhaps explains the pair’s smug, sunglassed selfie, captured for posterity on Twitter.
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Monday 01 February 2010
A multi-million pound court hearing involving England striker Wayne Rooney and his wife Coleen will not begin until tomorrow, officials said today.
Tuesday 03 November 2009
Ever since his wife's ascent to the office of Secretary of State, the former US president Bill Clinton has clocked up more air miles than U2 on tour.
Thursday 06 August 2009
I've been to two weddings already this year and can't actually recall what I ate at either of them," says bride-to-be Melissa Williams. "I think it might have been chicken or it could have been fish. All I know is, it was a bit dry, a bit cold and instantly forgettable."
Monday 13 July 2009
Wednesday 01 July 2009
Most women my age don't like the word feminism and don't choose to identify as feminists. I know this because I have spoken to many women born in the Seventies and Eighties over the past couple of years as research for my book, The Noughtie Girl's Guide To Feminism, which is published today. In fact "I'm not a feminist but..." has been one of the most frequent refrains I've heard, with women then going on to tell me they are in favour of equal pay for women who do the same jobs as men, better paternity leave so that men and women can share childcare, and more sharing of domestic chores. But they don't want to be dictated to as to what they can and can't wear and they don't hate men. Some are not in favour of abortion. Some want to change their name when they get married and believe that not just name-changing but marriage itself is something feminism does not want them to do. How can they be feminists, they have asked, if they want these things?
Thursday 16 April 2009
Wednesday 01 April 2009
Postings on Twitter purporting to be from Coleen Rooney and confirming pregnancy rumours are fake, a statement on her behalf has said.
Wednesday 14 January 2009
Coleen McLoughlin confirmed today that her brother was arrested over the brawl which saw football star Steven Gerrard charged with assault.
Sunday 04 January 2009
We are just emerging from the longest Christmas holiday anyone can remember, and it's not only waistbands that have expanded. On a drive through Britain last week, every lane had piles of smelly black sacks and ranks of over-stuffed wheelie bins. We might have sent fewer cards, but we didn't make less trash.
Friday 28 November 2008
Coleen Rooney's jewellery and watch range with high street chain Argos will hit shops in the New Year.
Wednesday 23 July 2008
Sunday 06 July 2008
Sunday 15 June 2008
20 Minutes that it took for Wayne and Coleen to marry in the 17th-century splendour of the Villa Durazzo
Monday 05 May 2008
Sunday 04 May 2008
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Vote Ukip, says far-right group Britain First
- 1 JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
- 2 Finland schools: Subjects scrapped and replaced with 'topics' as country reforms its education system
- 3 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 4 #FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student
- 5 Cate Blanchett loses temper during interview: 'That's your f**king question?'