From a £400 Alice Temperley Filofax to a gold-nibbed Montblanc pen, Britain's stationery fetish is refusing to be erased by technology
Smythson – the upmarket stationery firm that employs PM's wife – turns to product placement
Valued at £126m and billed as one of the most controversial art finds of the century, Salvator Mundi will be unveiled this week at the National Gallery.
David Cameron will warn EU leaders tomorrow that Britain must not be relegated to an EU second division when eurozone countries adopt greater fiscal integration. At the EU summit in Brussels to discuss the eurozone crisis, the Prime Minister will warn that the region's 17 members must not dictate policies for the 10 countries, including Britain, that have not joined the single currency. His intervention reflects growing fears among British ministers that the 10 could be virtually frozen out of decisions that would have a huge impact on their economies – such as the single market, bank regulation and EU directives affecting small and large businesses.
Back in the Fifties, the Spanish resort was a magnet for movie stars. These days, it's full of reality TV stars with money – and bare flesh – to burn
Some of the works have adorned the walls of Britain's corridors of power for more than a century, seen only in passing by a privileged few.
PM's wife would have fitted in perfectly at the Ibiza event, says Terri Judd
The Camerons were right to splash out
When Samantha Cameron was pictured looking sombre during a show at London Fashion Week, insiders hastily explained that it's not the done thing to reveal emotion when you're sitting in the front row. A more obvious explanation for SamCam's expression is that she couldn't believe her eyes as the Swedish model Chloe Memisevic glided down the catwalk, looking like a woman who is barely acquainted with the concept of a proper meal. Apparently Memisevic is hugely in demand by labels such as Erdem, and that's more important than that she looks malnourished.
London Fashion Week's relentless march into autumn 2011 – and, eventually, your wardrobe – paused yesterday morning to celebrate one of its most illustrious sons.
The style set gathered at Somerset House yesterday for London Fashion Week's opening speeches and the first of more than 60 autumn/winter 2011 shows that will take place in the capital over the next six days.
As the style set take over, Harriet Walker sets the scene for what to expect – from front-row faces to after-show parties
For every child who dies of a preventable disease in an industrialized country, more than 2,000 children will die in developing countries such as Africa and India.
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