Time for the latest instalment in the rolling cyber-drama of Daniel Hannan, the Tory Party's very own YouTube hero (or burden, depending on how you see things).
It was cheap but cheerful at the crisps company Walkers' "Do us a Flavour" party at London's Paramount Club on 8 January, where the outlandish finalists in a public competition to create a new variety were unveiled. Canapés were replaced by crisps, but, with plenty of bubbly to go around, the crowd – a heady mix of B-listers – didn't seem to mind.
He's rich, famous, boasts a jet-set lifestyle and has the supermodel girlfriends to match. Shame, then, that James Blunt also gets dubbed the most hated man in pop. What's he done to deserve it? And should he even care? Esther Walker finds out