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EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Prince Andrew axes banker friend accused of being a sex pest

Higher late than certainly not, I suppose… Prince Andrew’s controversial enterprise affiliate has been axed from a company they prepare collectively after his involvement turned public.

The Duke of York’s enterprise hyperlinks with disgraced financier Harry Keogh turned recognized solely ultimate month after the pair had been revealed to be working collectively on a administration consultancy enterprise generally known as Lincelles.

Keogh left the Queen’s monetary establishment Coutts in 2018 after he was accused of touching a female colleague inappropriately and boasting about his sexual exploits. He reportedly signed a non-disclosure settlement which meant he was unable to the touch upon the allegations.

However merely over every week after their enterprise relationship was made public, Keogh is just not listed with Andrew as a particular person of essential administration over the enterprise.

Harry Keogh

The Duke of York’s (left) enterprise hyperlinks with disgraced financier Harry Keogh (correct) turned recognized solely ultimate month after the pair had been revealed to be working collectively on a administration consultancy enterprise generally known as Lincelles

The register on Firms Home has been updated to point that he was appointed to this place on June 26 ultimate yr when the corporate was prepare and likewise stepped down the similar day. This alteration was recorded on Wednesday.

Lincelles is thought to be a automobile for Prince Andrew’s family investments, and is called after the 18th-century battle in opposition to the French by which the British had been commanded by the Duke of York. But it surely turned mired in controversy as shortly as Keogh’s involvement was made public.

Andrew has confronted wanting questions over his collection of enterprise companions after his hyperlinks to the late billionaire intercourse offender Jeffrey Epstein had been uncovered.

Keogh was described as a ‘buddy and adviser’ to the prince and is alleged to have acted as a result of the ‘duke’s private banker for years’. He was moreover a customer at Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s bridal ceremony in 2018.

A provide close to the Duke tells me: ‘The corporate has by no means been operational and the newest paperwork submitting is a part of the preparation for the closing down of your complete construction, which is anticipated to be accomplished shortly.’

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes admits that holidays alongside along with his partner, Emma, a lady-in-waiting to Princess Michael of Kent, include numerous bag carrying. 

‘I journey gentle in contrast with my spouse, who travels as if the Empress of Russia have been making a world tour,’ Lord Fellowes whispers. Absolutely, they’ll take a footman or two with them?

Freddie’s Cunning woman Tanya strikes in… 

Freddie Fox stars in tomorrow night’s hotly anticipated BBC drama The Pursuit Of Love, nevertheless off show display he appears to have found it.

I hear the 32-year-old son of The Day Of The Jackal star Edward Fox is now sharing his London dwelling alongside along with his girlfriend, Tanya Reynolds, 29, an actress best recognized for her place in Netflix hit Intercourse Training.

Freddie Fox (left) stars in tomorrow night’s hotly anticipated BBC drama The Pursuit Of Love, but off screen he appears to have found it. Centre, Tanya Reynolds. Right, Charles Dance

Freddie Fox (left) stars in tomorrow night’s hotly anticipated BBC drama The Pursuit Of Love, nevertheless off show display he appears to have found it. Centre, Tanya Reynolds. Proper, Charles Dance

‘They’re completely smitten,’ a Fox family buddy tells me. ‘Their love actually blossomed throughout lockdown.’

The actor met Tanya when he carried out her on-screen lover throughout the 2019 film, Fanny Lye Ship’d.

BBC Radio 4 presenter Fi Glover fears she couldn’t recognise a few of her colleagues who’ve taken good thing about working from dwelling to bear magnificence surgical process.

‘It’ll be humorous going once more to the workplace to reconvene with a bunch of people who’ve reworked themselves over the earlier 12 months,’ she says. ‘Put together to look convincing while you say, “Wow, you look so properly!” — and put together for the truth that they will not present any form of emotion in response.’

The nice set’s talking a couple of new Dench in town 

Requested ultimate yr if she consider to retire, Dame Judi Dench scolded an interviewer: ‘Don’t use that phrase. Not on this residence. Not proper right here. Wash your mouth out!’

Ought to the Oscar winner ever resolve to exit, stage left, there could also be, however, one different Dench prepared throughout the wings. I can reveal that her dashing great-nephew Oliver Dench, pictured, is to star in interval drama Resort Portofino, which producers hope will rival Downton.

Oliver (pictured), 27, will play artist Lucian in the drama, set in Italy in the 1920s

Oliver (pictured), 27, will play artist Lucian throughout the drama, set in Italy throughout the Twenties

Asked last year if she planned to retire, Dame Judi Dench (pictured) scolded an interviewer: ‘Don’t use that word. Not in this house. Not here. Wash your mouth out!’

Requested ultimate yr if she consider to retire, Dame Judi Dench (pictured) scolded an interviewer: ‘Don’t use that phrase. Not on this residence. Not proper right here. Wash your mouth out!’

Oliver, 27, will play artist Lucian throughout the drama, set in Italy throughout the Twenties.

He’s in the mean time filming it with co-stars Anna Chancellor and Natascha McElhone. Not fast of admiration for his celebrated relation, Oliver says: ‘I noticed her in The Winter’s Story in London.

‘When Judi walked on stage, it was like she had been written into the play. That’s what I’ve found inspiring about her.’

Encouraging kids’ confidence is an effective issue, nevertheless Strictly select Motsi Mabuse fears she and dancer husband Evgenij Voznyuk may have gone overboard with their daughter. 

‘She’s solely two-and-a-half, nevertheless we’ve obtained our affirmations that we do collectively day-after-day,’ she says of the lady, whose title she’s certainly not revealed. 

‘Though someday she wakened and was like, “Oh, Mummy — I’m so pretty.” My husband and I had been like, “Oops — we could have overdone it.” ’

Make-up artist to the celebrities Charlotte Tilbury, who constructed a billion-pound magnificence empire, suffers from a humiliation of riches.

‘I’ve too many garments as a result of I’m a little bit of a hoarder,’ she says. ‘The opposite day I picked one thing up and, I’m comfortable to say, I could nonetheless squeeze myself into it — nevertheless it had a dry cleaner’s tag from the Nineties. It was hilarious.’

Tilbury, whose customers embody Cara Delevingne and Amal Clooney, supplies: ‘My father-in-law went, “Darling, I counted all of your attire.

‘You’ve gotten 130 frocks on that rail — of black attire alone!”’

Strictly Emma merely can’t wait to get dancing as soon as extra

With little better than every week to go until we are going to revel indoors as soon as extra, Strictly star Emma Weymouth is getting ready to celebration.

Emma, 35, shared this photograph of herself posing in a glittering £550 gold mini-dress

Emma, 35, shared this {{photograph}} of herself posing in a glittering £550 gold mini-dress

The Marchioness of Bathtub, to supply her full title, has turn into the latest trendsetter to waltz over to Annie’s Ibiza, a boutique in London’s Carnaby Road frequented by the likes of Kate Moss, Rita Ora and Daisy Lowe.

Emma, 35, shared this {{photograph}} of herself posing in a glittering £550 gold mini-dress. ‘After quite a few earlier appointments have been cancelled as a consequence of recurring lockdowns, I may hardly drag myself away,’ says Emma, who turned the first member of the aristocracy to take part throughout the BBC’s Strictly.

Her husband, Ceawlin Thynn, Marquess of Bathtub, owns the Longleat property in Wiltshire.

Cobbler locations the boot into Harry and Meghan’s plans 

Prince Harry and Meghan’s plans for world domination have hit a roadblock.

The daring couple attempt to trademark the title of their firm Archewell all through the globe. They could promote each factor from Archewell garments to magazines and TV programmes.

Nevertheless, two nations so far, New Zealand and India, have rejected their trademark utility, which was made beneath the title of the corporate Cobblestone Lane. 

India has issued a ‘whole provisional refusal of safety’ because of the title Arche is already taken by a footwear firm. New Zealand has issued a partial provisional refusal of security as a result of the wording of the appliance is ‘unduly broad’.

HM follows Victoria to grieve at Balmoral 

Their grief separated by better than a century, the Queen is able to observe in her great-great-grandmother’s footsteps, to Balmoral to reflect on the lack of her husband.

I hear the monarch is to beat a retreat later this month to Craigowan Lodge — faraway from the vacationers who flock to the first fort and gardens.

She is perhaps joined by her niece, Woman Sarah Chatto, who usually stays collectively together with her on the seven-bedroom stone residence. Queen Victoria mourned the lack of her husband, Prince Albert, by retreating to Balmoral.

It could possibly be the first time any member of the Royal Household has dared enterprise north of the border since Nicola Sturgeon unsuccessfully twice tried to dissuade the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge from visiting Scotland all through their put together tour ultimate December, claiming it was not ‘important’ by the pandemic.

Jade’s little runaround has baggage of Vroom! 

She married the co-founder of Superdry Julian Dunkerton, and lives in a £50 million mansion throughout the Cotswolds.

Clothing designer Jade Holland Cooper(pictured) has acquired perhaps the ultimate status symbol: a personalised number plate

Clothes designer Jade Holland Cooper(pictured) has acquired perhaps the final phrase standing picture: a personalised amount plate

The 34-year-old from Suffolk has had her initials put on her £240,000 Ferrari F12Berlinetta. It is, she insists, a symbol of ‘women empowerment’

The 34-year-old from Suffolk has had her initials positioned on her £240,000 Ferrari F12Berlinetta. It’s, she insists, a picture of ‘girls empowerment’

However now garments designer Jade Holland Cooper has acquired perhaps the final phrase standing picture: a personalised amount plate.

The 34-year-old from Suffolk has had her initials positioned on her £240,000 Ferrari F12Berlinetta. It’s, she insists, a picture of ‘girls empowerment’.

As if the car wasn’t ample to impress jealousy, she shared this snap of her £15,000 Hermes Birkin bag on the boot. The bags are so coveted there’s a prepared file that lasts for years.

Swinging Sixties snapper Terry O’Neill, who was as quickly as married to Hollywood star Faye Dunaway, has left better than £3.2 million to his widow in his will.

Probate paperwork reveal that the photographer, who died in 2019 aged 81, left his London dwelling and the earnings from the rest of his property to Laraine Ashton-O’Neill, until her dying or remarriage.

After that, the rest will most likely be shared by his three kids and Laraine’s son, Claude.

(Very) Fashionable Manners 

Face coverings are nonetheless compulsory in church, nevertheless one couple have found a pleasing method to regulate to the diktat at their bridal ceremony this month.

Broadcaster and charity campaigner Marjorie Wallace, 78, former confidante of the late Earl of Snowdon, and television procuring tycoon John Mills, 83, have requested the 30 guests at their ceremony in Pond Sq. Chapel in London’s Highgate to placed on flamboyant Venetian masks. ‘The marriage’s going to have a Venetian masquerade theme,’ one in all their associates tells me. ‘It’s going to be pretty some carnival.’

Wallace, whose first husband was psychoanalyst Rely Andrzej Skarbek, will most likely be given away by her son Sacha Skarbek, who co-wrote James Blunt’s hit You’re Stunning. Jesus Of Nazareth star Robert Powell will study a poem. Wallace tells me: ‘We’re in our final flush of youth.’ 

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