SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Rupert Murdoch's daughter, Elisabeth, buys a few pubs in the Cotswolds

She has been married three times, has created a personal capital of £ 156 million and has been praised for hosting extravagant parties.

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But now Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of media magnate Rupert Murdoch, is embarking on a new and unexpected career – as a café landlady of the Chipping Norton Set.

She has, I can reveal, bought two trophy inns in the Cotswolds, paying Superdry tycoon Julian Dunkerton £ 800,000 for The Checkers in the idyllic village of Churchill in Oxfordshire, and also £ 1 million for The Swan in Ascott-under-Wychwood .

Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of media magnate Rupert Murdoch, has purchased two trophy inns in the Cotswolds, The Checkers in the village of Oxfordshire and The Swan, in Ascott-under-Wychwood

Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of media magnate Rupert Murdoch, has purchased two trophy inns in the Cotswolds, The Checkers in the village of Oxfordshire and The Swan, in Ascott-under-Wychwood

Murdoch, who took over £ 130 million after the sale of her TV company Shine in 2011, has the pubs in partnership with her third husband, Turner Prize-winning artist Keith Tyson, her business partner Chris Palmer and billionaire property magnate Tony Gallagher. taken over.

& # 39; The cafes are very close to where we live & # 39 ;, says Gallagher, 67, from Mykonos.

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Gallagher famously organized a 50-year anniversary dinner for David Cameron at Sarsden House, his 17th-century manor house on 459 acres that he bought in 2006 for £ 26 million from Shawn Woodward, Tory-turncoat, Cameron's predecessor as Witney MP.

Those who have a glimpse of & # 39; Liz & # 39; wanting to catch migratory pints are probably disappointed.

She paid Superdry tycoon Julian Dunkerton £ 800,000 for The Checkers in the idyllic village of Churchill in Oxfordshire (photo)

She paid Superdry tycoon Julian Dunkerton £ 800,000 for The Checkers in the idyllic village of Churchill in Oxfordshire (photo)

She paid Superdry tycoon Julian Dunkerton £ 800,000 for The Checkers in the idyllic village of Churchill in Oxfordshire (photo)

Elizabeth also donated £ 1 million for The Swan, in Ascott-under-Wychwood (photo)

Elizabeth also donated £ 1 million for The Swan, in Ascott-under-Wychwood (photo)

Elizabeth also donated £ 1 million for The Swan, in Ascott-under-Wychwood (photo)

Murdoch, who reportedly spent £ 500,000 on a New Year's Eve party, plans to be a dedicated patronage rather than a superstar bartender.

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& # 39; Elisabeth likes to go to The Checkers, loves the staff, loves the people in the village & # 39 ;, says Chris Palmer.

& # 39; We bought it because it is a community pub and we wanted it to stay as it was. The swan has only been open for four weeks and we are still finding our feet. & # 39;

Since the menu of the latter includes an appetizer with native barbecues, English pears and & # 39; Chipping Norton Nduja & Garlic Butter & # 39 ;, it is certainly only a matter of time before this celebrity gourmet magnet persuades Jeremy Clarkson to be on his to knock the tractor. his estate Diddly Squat Farm.

The time is on its side: Junior Jagger takes the stage

Sir Mick Jagger's eighth child, Deveraux, showed no sign of nerves on stage at the Metropolitan Opera House this week.

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His mother, ballerina Melanie Hamrick, 32, shared a photo of the toddler at the New York location.

Sir Mick Jagger's eighth child, Deveraux, showed no sign of nerves on stage at the Metropolitan Opera House this week. & # 39; He loves it on stage - especially the lights & # 39 ;, Mel says. & # 39; He loves music. I think he will be a natural & # 39;

Sir Mick Jagger's eighth child, Deveraux, showed no sign of nerves on stage at the Metropolitan Opera House this week. & # 39; He loves it on stage - especially the lights & # 39 ;, Mel says. & # 39; He loves music. I think he will be a natural & # 39;

Sir Mick Jagger's eighth child, Deveraux, showed no sign of nerves on stage at the Metropolitan Opera House this week. & # 39; He loves it on stage – especially the lights & # 39 ;, Mel says. & # 39; He loves music. I think he will be a natural & # 39;

Friends quickly said that Deveraux looked every inch his father's son, with his long flowing hair and the famous Jagger pout.

And it seems that he also inherited his parents' desire to entertain.

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& # 39; He loves it on stage – especially the lights & # 39 ;, Mel says. & # 39; He loves music. I think he will be natural. "I think he will be a handful!

Dominic & # 39; s girl shows that she is a wild west

The affair star Dominic West once stated that he & # 39; would be great in Batman & # 39 ;, and now it seems that his daughter, student Martha, at Oxford University, has superhero ambitions of his own.

The 20-year-old looked like she was channeling Wonder Woman in a golden sequin top, torn fishnets and a golden cape for a theme party.

With a mischievous grin flashing, Martha (inlaid with dad), whose mother is Polly Astor, teased: & at least I do not post a bikini photo & # 39; s, mom. & # 39;

The affair star Dominic West (right) once stated that he & # 39; would be great in Batman & # 39 ;, and now it seems that his daughter, student Martha (left) of the University of Oxford, has super hero ambitions of her
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The affair star Dominic West (right) once stated that he & # 39; would be great in Batman & # 39 ;, and now it seems that his daughter, student Martha (left) of the University of Oxford, has super hero ambitions of her

The affair star Dominic West (right) once stated that he & # 39; would be great in Batman & # 39 ;, and now it seems that his daughter, student Martha (left) of the University of Oxford, has super hero ambitions of her

The 20-year-old looked like she was channeling Wonder Woman in a golden sequin top, torn fishnets and a golden cape for a theme party. Her mother Polly Astor teased: & at least I don't post bikini photos & # 39; s, mom & # 39;

The 20-year-old looked like she was channeling Wonder Woman in a golden sequin top, torn fishnets and a golden cape for a theme party. Her mother Polly Astor teased: & at least I don't post bikini photos & # 39; s, mom & # 39;

The 20-year-old looked like she was channeling Wonder Woman in a golden sequin top, torn fishnets and a golden cape for a theme party. Her mother Polly Astor teased: & at least I don't post bikini photos & # 39; s, mom & # 39;

The weak midlife males of Lette and their Meno Porsches & # 39;

Saucy novelist Kathy Lette, who rarely speaks about her divorce from human rights lawyer Geoffrey Robertson, her 27-year-old husband, sheds light on their divorce two years ago.

& # 39; When my partner went through his midlife crisis and announced that he would be more & # 39; wanted to find pleasure in life, I tried to be supportive, & # 39; says Lette, 60.

& # 39; Mind you, I didn't like running a marathon where you had to ride through rugged, rainy terrain. & # 39;

The mother of his two children reflects: & # 39; The subdued male psyche cannot really be upholstered again by younger lovers, faster motorcycles and marathon training.

& # 39; So, guys, before you throw away your wife and your life and drive into the sunset in your Meno Porsche, be warned that by the time you & # 39; find yourself & # 39 ;, there may be no one home. & # 39;

Saucy novelist Kathy Lette has shed light on her divorce from human rights lawyer, 27-year-old husband, Geoffrey Robertson. & # 39; The sagging male psyche cannot really be upholstered by younger lovers, faster motorcycles and marathon training & # 39;
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Saucy novelist Kathy Lette has shed light on her divorce from human rights lawyer, 27-year-old husband, Geoffrey Robertson. & # 39; The sagging male psyche cannot really be upholstered by younger lovers, faster motorcycles and marathon training & # 39;

Saucy novelist Kathy Lette has shed light on her divorce from human rights lawyer, 27-year-old husband, Geoffrey Robertson. & # 39; The sagging male psyche cannot really be upholstered by younger lovers, faster motorcycles and marathon training & # 39;

I would be a worthless, real spy, says Joely

Actress Joely Richardson, who shines in the upcoming American TV espionage series, The Rook, has openly admitted that she lacks a quality that many people find essential to her work.

During the premiere of the show in New York this week, Vanessa Redgrave's 54-year-old daughter reveals: “People always tell me to be a spy, except I'm not good at lying.

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& # 39; The double lives that people must lead. . . it would be awful for loved ones to wonder if they knew you at all, but it is really fun to play one. & # 39;

Actress Joely Richardson, who shines in the upcoming American TV espionage series, The Rook, has openly admitted that she lacks a quality that many people find essential to her work. She said: & # 39; People always say I should be a spy, except I'm not good at lying & # 39;

Actress Joely Richardson, who shines in the upcoming American TV espionage series, The Rook, has openly admitted that she lacks a quality that many people find essential to her work. She said: & # 39; People always say I should be a spy, except I'm not good at lying & # 39;

Actress Joely Richardson, who shines in the upcoming American TV espionage series, The Rook, has openly admitted that she lacks a quality that many people find essential to her work. She said: & # 39; People always say I should be a spy, except I'm not good at lying & # 39;

Sarah, Duchess of York, admits that she is concerned about her well-being.

& # 39; Health is very important in our household. I could even be accused of being a hypochondria, & she told an event of the British Heart Foundation this week.

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And after listening to her fellow speakers, Fergie, 59, proved her point.

& # 39; I have written a shopping list with things I will do. I go outside and get an ECG immediately. I'm afraid. I thought, "Oh dear, I had a drink last night." Look, I'm drinking a glass of water now so I don't have a heart attack. & # 39;

Sarah, Duchess of York, admitted that she is concerned about her well-being. & # 39; Health is very important in our household. I could even be accused of being a hypochondria, & she told a British Heart Foundation event this week

Sarah, Duchess of York, admitted that she is concerned about her well-being. & # 39; Health is very important in our household. I could even be accused of being a hypochondria, & she told a British Heart Foundation event this week

Sarah, Duchess of York, admitted that she is concerned about her well-being. & # 39; Health is very important in our household. I could even be accused of being a hypochondria, & she told a British Heart Foundation event this week

Only a month after the Duchess of Sussex gave birth to her first child, Archie, her best friend Jessica Mulroney, offers timely parenting advice.

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& # 39; We sometimes feel that we never do the right thing as parents & # 39 ;, says fashion stylist Jessica, whose twin pagans were at Prince Harry's wedding.

& # 39; That we occasionally fall short in the mom competition or just don't know what to prioritize.

& # 39; This is what I have achieved. It is not the amount of time that you spend with your children. It is the quality of time. As long as you can do that as a parent, you will do a great job.

I am not always up for the right things, but when I am there, I am there. & # 39;

Righty-ho.

Why does the Glastonbury festival rely on veterans like Kylie Minogue and The Cure to fill the headlines?

& # 39; It only gets harder, especially with American acts & # 39 ;, admits senior booker Martin Elbourne.

& # 39; Jay-Z only played because Coldplay & # 39; s Chris Martin called him and said, "Ignore the fee, you have to do this." Those guys earn a lot of money, I don't blame them. & # 39;

Of course, the BBC's overall exposure should help sweeten the deal.

Why does the Glastonbury festival rely on veterans such as Kylie Minogue (photo) and The Cure to fill the headlines? & # 39; It only gets harder, especially with American acts & # 39 ;, admits senior booker Martin Elbourne

Why does the Glastonbury festival rely on veterans such as Kylie Minogue (photo) and The Cure to fill the headlines? & # 39; It only gets harder, especially with American acts & # 39 ;, admits senior booker Martin Elbourne

Why does the Glastonbury festival rely on veterans such as Kylie Minogue (photo) and The Cure to fill the headlines? & # 39; It only gets harder, especially with American acts & # 39 ;, admits senior booker Martin Elbourne

What's in a name?

David Cameron has chosen to call his upcoming memoir For The Record.

Compare and contrast with former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, who published a book this week about his political career called Passions.

His wife, musician Carla Bruni, sings her praise on social media.

Let's hope Sam Cam is on standby to cheer Dave's book to the beams.

An unlikely alliance has developed between Mike Read, TV and radio presenter, Stanley Johnson, father of Boris, and Earl Spencer, brother of the late Princess Diana.

& # 39; Stanley, Charlie Spencer and I have lunches behind closed doors, boys & # 39 ;, Read says.

& # 39; We've referred the world to rights, but don't try to talk too much about politics. & # 39;

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