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Londoner’s Diary: A new chapter beckons for Allegra Stratton

In today’s Diary: new job for Stratton / Love Island therapy / Lack of confidence at the Red Lion / Lilibet and co

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Londoner’s Diary: Tina Brown says royals need Prince Harry’s ‘sizzle’

In today’s Diary: Tina Brown predicts a return for Harry / Ai Weiwei prefers shoes to Serpentine / Clara Paget on Instagram vs. reality

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Londoner’s Diary: Sackler name out of the picture at Dulwich gallery

In today’s diary: Dulwich gallery re-think Sackler endorsement/ Wombles pagent incurs songwriter’s wrath/ Rylance refuses to play famous people/Cummings says Bojo would prefer to write a book about Shakespeare than be the PM

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Londoner’s Diary: Queen put brakes on our Holkham Hall hell-raising

Lady in waiting remebers Queen not amused at tricycle indoors / A royal appearance at Glasto? / Love Island star supports show’s move to slow fashion / Stella McCartney banters with Raymond Blanc

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Elvis film sparks debate on ‘king of appropriation’

Baz Luhrmann set out to tell Presley story straight / Joanna Lumley’s seat at the royal table / Open Air Theatre’s stage fight / Malala’s brother ‘numb’ to notoriety

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Londoner’s Diary: Mothers’ voices must be heard in politics - Creasy

In today’s Diary: Stella Creasy on the lack of mothers in Parliament / Mark Gatiss on awkward dinners / Laura Haddock on Hugh Bonneville’s Downton set hazing

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Zara Larsson: “I don’t want to be in a room with just men anymore”

The singer demands UK festivals change their headliners, as study reveals only 13 per cent are female

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Londoner’s Diary: Larsson tells festivals to fix the mix of headliners

In today’s Diary: Zara Larsson on music’s sexism problem / Rupert Everett plans to pop a pill for Jubliee / Stars out for ABBA Voyage premiere

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Londoner’s Diary: David Beckham says football has changed for better

In today’s Diary: Beckham on homophobia / Fat Tony proud of Kate Moss / MPs questioned over right-wing guest / The audacity of Hope

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Damien Hirst’s son uses seizures to help inspire his art

AP McCoy commends Jake Daniels courage / The best parties across town

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Farthing: I’ll tell the true story of my Afghan flight

Afghan animal rescue to be penned / Princess Beatrice names book award winner / Has politics gone beyond satire? / Boris’s brother-in-law suggests a new look for the PM

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Londoner’s Diary: Energy and ambition: a tribute to Williams

Londoner’s Diary: Colleagues pay tribute to Baroness Williams / Matt Hancock in a face-off with airport staff / Labour Party members open old wounds on Twitter / London theatre prices cause a shock

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Londoner’s Diary: Rip-offs of our Trip are shameless, says Coogan

In today’s Diary: Coogan’s ire at copycats / Robert Peston cha-chas away from Strictly / Whitehall WFH wars

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Londoner’s Diary: Hancock ‘humbled’ after giving shelter to refugees

In today’s Diary: Hancock on living with Ukranian refugees / Bill Gates says Musk might be good for Twitter / Rayner hearts Lorraine

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Londoner’s Diary: Talk of a revamp at Talk TV as few tune in

Trouble at Talk TV? / MP’s palaver with fake Instagram account / Skepta prefers fasting to drugs / The Queen’s soft spot for bridges

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Londoner’s Diary: Life after the BBC is liberating, says Andrew Marr

Londoner’s Diary: Marr free from Beeb managers / New Hay boss / Miriam Gonzalez Durantez hits out at sexism / Fox frenzy? / David Miliband circles / A brusing canvassing encounter

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Londoner’s Diary: Stanley China trip is stumbling block for PM

In today’s Diary: Stanley Johnson heading to China / Queen’s gardener on why he sometimes wishes he was a dog / Eddie Marsan takes pop at upper crust theatre world / Ed Balls enjoys an oyster feast courtesy of Gordon Brown

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Partying Wallace blasts MPs’ drinking culture

In today’s Diary: Westminster’s drinking culture critic carouses at Harry Cole’s birthday/ DBC Pierre just wants to party / Stuart Wheeler’s kids lording it up in their castle / Daisy Dunn’s brief liasion / The Tories search for a party planner

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Londoner’s Diary: Ukrainians dismantle Foster’s plan for Kharkiv

Norman Foster gets the cold shoulder from Ukrainian architects / Tom Kerridge defends soaring menu prices / Kate Humble loses her cool writing new cookbook / Andrew Neil’s return / Stanley Tucci will never choose between the stage and the kitchen

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Londoner’s Diary: Grayson Perry says Covid has “screwed” young artists

Diary today: Perry on a divide in the arts / How Prince Charles calls for Djalili / Imelda strays off script / Eels shortage / Rees Mogg fiery joke / Coyle breaks cover

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Londoner’s Diary: Tina Brown slams Prince Harry’s ‘inflated ego’

In today’s Diary: Tina Brown on Harry’s arrogance / Partygate isn’t over, thinks Graham / Jimothy Lacoste bows out? / Rishi no longer dishy / Lord Palumbo on dogs

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Londoner’s Diary: Stranded in Ukraine, star of Firebird film

In today’s Diary: More woes for film Firebird / Pete Doherty to release memoir / Police silent on Jemima Goldsmith protests / Piers Morgan on his secret Tory away day invite

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Londoner’s Diary: ‘Jerusalem is not about our green and pleasant land’

In today’s Diary: Jez Butterworth despairs at political critics / Suki Waterhouse finds unlikely inspiration / Johnny Rotten gets the Day-Lewis treatment / Ed Balls runs out of jokes / MP gym-session gets pointed

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Londoner’s Diary: ‘I’m hopeful that scourge of NDAs will end at last’

In today’s Diary: Weinstein assistant on NDAs / Truss on manoeuvres? / Keyes’s honest face / Blessed’s unusual dream / The PM and Fortuna / Bradley confusion

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Fry says ministers picking a scab over conversion therapy ban

In today’s Diary: Stephen Fry says government is dividing people/ UK’s first dry member’s club comes to London/ Boris and his socks saga/ Keir Starmer says he’s the opposite of Bojo

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Irina’s £25,000 ‘pacifier’ after pipe leak ruins designer jackets

In today’s diary: Amanda Cronin describes her ruined Chanel hell/ Jane Garvey no longer has a crush on Andrew/ Artist Sonia Boyce incredulous at her Biennale first/ Brandon Lewis fails to read the room/ Soho Revue host Art on a Postcard

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Londoner’s Diary: Colston Four lawyers fall out over statue case

In today’s Diary: Colston lawyer fall out / Sarpong defends BBC from racism accusations / Jacobson’s diffiult mother / Allin-Khan gives cabbie short shrift / A round of applause for Mogg’s nanny

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Londoner’s Diary: Benjamin Zephaniah decries ‘ridiculous police stops’

Diary today: Poet on the police / Imran Khan’s loyal brother in law / Jeremy Vine twitches / Oliviers back stage / Jess Phillips doesn’t want to be leader / What hopes for Rishi?

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Londoner’s Diary: Hannan takes the bull by the horns ... in secret

Daniel Hannan hides identity when writing about bullfighting / Laura Bates on one way women are fighting back against cat calling / Ewan McGregor’s nightmare in Tangier / Jeanette Winterson on what the Royals and TikTok users share

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Londoner’s Diary: Byrne says Dorries ‘doesn’t understand’ Channel 4

Londoner’s Diary: fight for C4 begins, says Byrne / Rick’s rolling in it / Cleverly’s ticket woes / Sienna’s familiar feeling / The family Dench / Shivers for Swayne / NFT trouble

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Londoner’s Diary: Britain ‘must beware of rising anti-Semitism’

Londoner’s Diary: Tracy-Ann Oberman warns about the rise of anti-Semitism / Gary Oldman explains why he is not spy material / The Netflix brain drain continues / Laura Kuenssberg’s leaving do / MPs recall “orgy of sycophancy and bullying” during Brexit years

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Londoner’s Diary: After plinth success, artists join forces again

Londoner’s Diary: Fourth Plinth artists team up again / Mae Martin leaves Graham Norton guessing / V&A Chairman pays tribute to magazine publisher who never said ‘no’ to a party / John Major on the real reason why chose the date of his victorious 1992 election

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Londoner’s Diary: Exit stage left Meghan, enter Camilla as NT patron

In today’s Diary: Britain’s theatre scene glitters at the National Theatre / Rathbone’s Folio judges know how to celebrate / Rylance remembers meeting Bob Dylan / Francis Fukuyama suffers the never-ending end of history