Prince Charles

Crown pebbles

That this brouhaha over a reel-life controversy comes simultaneously with a row over the real-life, famously ‘last-straw interview’ given by Princess Diana to the BBC’s Martin Bashir which the journalist has been accused of using fake bank statements and other misrepresentations to procure, is further grist to the mill.

Covid strikes Boris

Remarkably though, he has pledged to lead the government's response to the accelerating outbreak, and from the sick bed as it were.

The Queen speaks

She has utilised the opportunity to spell out the Brexit agenda, indeed the priorities of Boris Johnson’s born-again government.