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why are they famous?; Trudie Styler

Main Claim: Why indeed? The answer can be summed up in a single syllable - Sting. The name "Trudie Styler" holds a firm yet smudgy position in that murky swampland of C-list fame. Mrs Sting, famous for her husband and famous for being famous, because she clearly enjoys being famous, has now been photographed rubbing shoulders with our very own portly Prince Andrew. Husband in question was playing at the Music for Montserrat fundraiser, while Trudes did a bit of shoulder rubbing. In the same week, she was photographed at the filming of An Audience With Elton John doing more shoulder rubbing.

Husband sues Ivana and Donald Trump for libel

Riccardo Mazzucchelli, the estranged husband of Ivana Trump (right), has begun libel proceedings in England against his wife and her ex-husband, the American billionaire property tycoon, Donald Trump.

Sun king of Sin City rises above bribery charge

Sol Kerzner, the multi-millionaire who laid the foundations of his international casino empire in apartheid South Africa's reviled black homelands, is at the centre of a political storm after bribery charges against him were dropped.

You show me yours and I'll show you mine

It isn't just the money - it's whether you get more or less than those around you. Paul Vallely on wage envy, an old sin coming back into fashion

Apprentice Boys apply to walk on Londonderry's city walls

The Apprentice Boys of Derry, one of the Protestant marching organisations, have applied for permission to walk on Londonderry's city walls this weekend.

Trump casino gets Hard Rock

Rank said yesterday it had teamed up with the American property developer, Donald Trump, to open its 61st Hard Rock restaurant at the Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City (right).

NYSE to ring changes with a new address

The famous Greek-columned monolith that has been home to the New York Stock Exchange on the corner of Wall Street and Broad Street in downtown Manhattan for 93 years may soon be echoing to the sounds of pushchairs and exercise machines instead of the ring of the bell that opens and closes trading sessions, writes David Usborne.

Book review / O'Toole of the trade

Loitering With Intent: The Apprentice by Peter O'Toole, Macmillan, pounds 20

Dennis the menace

Kevin Costner would like to get his hands on Dennis Pennis. So would Hugh Grant. And Madonna. But they'll have to catch him first. Mark Wareham meets the clown prince of the hit-and-run interview

Dear Selina Scott

Sweetie darling, whatever have you done to incur the wrath of The Donald? Could it perhaps be that the megalomillionaire has fallen head over heels?

Trump blasts 'sleazy' Selina Scott

Selina Scott generally elicits more favourable reviews from the men she interviews. But yesterday saw the publication of a letter that even she would be hard pushed to describe as fan mail. The television personality is the subject of an extraordinary attack from the tycoon Donald Trump, following an interview with him shown on ITV last month.

Taking the Michael

It was the week that Mr and Mrs Jackson went on camera to discuss love and marriage. And children. Jasper Rees watched but was none the wiser

PEOPLE

Confess to a priest if you must, President Carlos Menem has told the torturers of tens of thousands of Argentines, but don't tell the press about your cruel deeds during the ``dirty war''.

Walker denies 5m pounds consultancy fee was bogus payment

GEORGE WALKER, the former chairman and chief executive of Brent Walker, yesterday denied that a pounds 5m consultancy fee he negotiated for a Paris-based businessman was a smokescreen designed to hide theft.
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