After William’s surprise intervention in the conflict between Israel and Hamas, there are fears that he may have been used as a spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
His outgoing boss, Jean-Christophe Gray, who was once David Cameron’s spokesman, has now gone to the Cabinet Office.
Her new man, Ian Patrick, is a Foreign Office veteran.
The late Queen always appointed her private secretaries only after they had served her in another capacity and acquired a deep knowledge of protocol.
Shouldn’t his grandson follow his example and avoid being kidnapped by a mandarin?
Following Prince William’s surprise intervention in the conflict between Israel and Hamas, there are fears that he may have been used as a spokesman for the Foreign Office.
His outgoing boss, Jean-Christophe Gray (pictured), who was once David Cameron’s spokesman, now heads to the Cabinet Office.
Coincidentally, BBC news presenter Clive Myrie and his former colleague Jon Sopel have been included as members of the Garrick Club.
Neither should suffer the fate of former BBC man Jeremy Paxman, banned in 1993 for his anti-establishment book Friends In High Places.
But did Sopel, professionally linked to podcast partner Emily Maitlis, get her approval to join the men-only salmon and cucumber nursing home?
Geri Halliwell-Horner, applauded because her Formula One boss husband Christian has been cleared of all allegations of misconduct, takes up the cause of the beheading of Henry VIII’s wife Anne Boleyn.
“The more I learned, I thought, ‘God, this is horrible,'” the former Spice Girl says, promoting her children’s book Tudor.
“It was horrible what she did…I said, ‘Let’s celebrate her and give her some redemption.'”
Better late than never, Geri!
Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell pictured with her husband, Red Bull team principal Christian Horner
Joanna Lumley explains her disdain for “gross and horrible” sex scenes in films in which women have to strip naked and calls for them to be banned.
“The moment you take off your clothes, the audience looks at you, at the actor and at your attributes: what your breasts and genitals are like,” he rages in Radio Times.
“There’s an element of play to this: drop your pants and let’s see what you’ve got.”
Fingers crossed, Joanna is not inadvertently reviving interest in the sleazy 1971 film Games That Lovers Play, in which she appeared topless.
Explaining her disdain for “gross and horrible” sex scenes in films in which women have to strip naked, Joanna Lumley (pictured) calls for them to be banned.
Dame Margaret Drabble has been criticized in the Times Literary Supplement for claiming that the writer Bryan Johnson suffered a fatal overdose at his Islington home in 1973.
Not so, says his friend Inspector Morse, Peter Buckman. “In fact, he cut his wrists in a hot bath, Roman style,” Peter writes in the TLS.
“He left a glass of brandy on the edge of the bathtub for whoever found it and wrote ‘These are my last words’ in his own blood on the tiles. I thought this was proof of his sense of humor.
Isn’t Buckman suffering from a dose of TMI (too much information)?
Prue Leith, mourning the death of her cat Magnificat, confesses that she wishes to be buried in her garden next to her beloved pet.
‘I wonder if one day it will be legal for me to go in there too.’ she laments.
“I think you have to be 6ft down and 50m from a watercourse.”
Coming soon to TV: Prue’s Great British Discovery?