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The Queen takes her social media presence to the next level

Earlier this month the Queen advertised for a new social media manager to increase her presence on social media. While…

29 Apr 2016

Spectator Life’s 4th birthday party, in pictures

To celebrate Spectator Life‘s fourth birthday, London’s literati, politicians and fashionistas joined Toby Young and Andrew Neil at Belgraves, a Thompson…

20 Apr 2016

Jemima Khan’s name does her brother no favours in mayoral race

During the last London mayoral election, Jemima Khan interviewed both candidates — Boris Johnson and Ken Livingstone — for the New…

12 Apr 2016

Party talk turns to Europe at Vogue Fashion Fund bash

This week clotheshorses and designers gathered at the Bulgari Hotel for the winners announcement for the Vogue Designer Fashion Fund. As…

23 Mar 2016

David Cameron’s choice of welly dampens the mood at Hunter

In Anthony Seldon’s biography Cameron at 10, a curious passage laid bare the Prime Minister’s desire to be seen as…

8 Mar 2016

Jeanette Winterson turns the air blue at Rohan Silva’s bookshop launch

Since leaving No 10, David Cameron’s former special advisor Rohan Silva has rebranded himself as a techpreneur. After launching Second…

25 Feb 2016

Battle of the sexes brewing over the Press Awards

After the nominations for the 2015 Press Awards were unveiled to much fanfare this week, excitement soon turned to anger as…

18 Feb 2016

Alan Yentob finds there’s no rest for the wicked at the BBC

The Italian Riviera came to Notting Hill this week for the launch of Chucs, the clothing boutique which doubles up as…

12 Feb 2016

Oscars race row takes centre stage at Standard film awards

As awards season gets underway, racial equality has become the top subject of conversation in the surrounding press coverage. Will…

9 Feb 2016

Class war! Protesters try to bar Damian Lewis from state school event… because he went to Eton

It’s a tough time to be an Old Etonian. Just ask Damian Lewis. The Homeland actor has suggested in the…

26 Jan 2016

Lisa Hilton’s new book sexes up Sotheby’s

With the publishing industry no longer what it used to be, Lord Dalmeny felt the need to make sure no penniless writers got the…

22 Jan 2016

London Collections: Savile Row celebrations at Cameron’s club

While hacks turned on Nicola Sturgeon over the weekend over the SNP leader’s expensive taste in Hunter wellies as she…

11 Jan 2016

Elizabeth Hurley goes bird-swapping with the Shropshire set

Primrose Hill may have a reputation for wife-swapping but over in Shropshire way there is a different type of bird being passed…

7 Jan 2016

Full-figured copulation and Morrissey: the Literary Review’s ‘Bad Sex Award’

To the In & Out club in St James’s Square where the great, good and sexually challenged gathered to await…

2 Dec 2015

The Hennessy Gold Cup 2015, in pictures

As the Christmas season begins to get into full swing, it was time for the annual Hennessy Gold Cup. Now…

1 Dec 2015

Tom Odell rains on John Lewis’s Christmas cheer

Although Thanksgiving is yet to pass, revellers didn’t let this get in the way of their Christmas cheer on Tuesday…

26 Nov 2015

Princess Michael of Kent talks orgies at the palace

For those wondering what conversations take place behind closed doors at Kensington Palace, Princess Michael of Kent shed some light…

18 Nov 2015

Andrew Marr on his ‘riff-raff’ Primrose Hill neighbours

Since moving to Primrose Hill last year, Andrew Marr has become a key campaigner in the quest to protect the…

10 Nov 2015

Barry Humphries cast as Patsy’s ‘sleazy old boyfriend’ in new Ab Fab film

After Miss Steerpike revealed that casting directors were on the hunt for nearly 100 drag queens to be a part…

29 Oct 2015

David Tang celebrates 20 years at the Royal Academy

As work begins on the Royal Academy’s £50million redevelopment project, it seemed an opportune time for the RA to hold a party…

28 Oct 2015

Wanted: 96 drag queens for Ab Fab film

Pass the Bolly darling, Absolutely Fabulous is making a comeback. The BBC series is being made into a film, with the champagne-fuelled antics…

16 Oct 2015

Spectator conference party: white wine Tories, selfies, Santa and Sol

On the final night of Tory conference, Cabinet ministers, spads and hacks gathered in Charter One for the Spectator’s drinks…

7 Oct 2015

Jeremy Corbyn at London Fashion Week

With London Fashion Week drawing to a close, clothes horses and socialites gathered at Loulou’s for Love Magazine’s fashion week…

23 Sep 2015

Jeffrey Archer: How Everest stole my film title

Although Everest has received mediocre reviews, the mountain epic has still managed to climb to the top of the UK…

23 Sep 2015