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Joseph Bullmore


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The Little Con Man That Could A baby-faced fraudster, the king of Spain, and a possible 30-year prison sentence—it’s not a Hollywood film, yet …

Tunnel Vision Why one Candy brother is selling his $241 million London apartment and the other has built a subterranean storehouse for his 57 supercars

Divorced from Reality An aristocrat and his estranged wife sling accusations of bigamy and deception as the breakdown of their marriage leaves them both in financial ruin

Bad Education A flood of student allegations, ranging from endemic sexism to rape, is roiling the English school system

Carrie Takes the Lion’s Share? Boris Johnson’s fiancée leaves politics to work at a zoo

Princess Academy How a Welsh school dubbed “Hippie Hogwarts” became the popular choice for European royalty and Russian oligarchs

Howard’s End Once the master of the castle used in the filming of Bridgerton and Brideshead Revisited, Simon Howard now faces vast troubles, including child-sex-offense charges

Downton Drabby In a new podcast, the Duchess of Rutland confirms there’s more to being aristocratic than shooting weekends and idle gossip

Angry White Males Savage infighting goes public at one of London’s most exclusive private clubs

Putin on the Ritz! Opposition leader Alexei Navalny risks prison—or worse—to give a house tour of the Russian president’s secret pleasure palace

Boiling Point Gordon Ramsay’s family meltdown makes Hell’s Kitchen look like paradise

Divorce, Oligarch-Style The ex-wife of an oil-and-gas baron goes to the mattresses to get hold of her $600 million settlement

A Tech Tycoon’s Prison Tweets Anti-virus-software guru John McAfee awaits extradition to the U.S.

What Lies Beneath … A town house collapses in Chelsea as the underground lairs of some of London’s wealthiest residents may be cracking under the pressure

The King’s Gambit Is Spain’s exiled monarch, Juan Carlos, running out of moves?

Sex Education Two elite British universities—including Prince William’s alma mater—unravel amid horrific accusations of assault on campus

It’s Just Not Cricket The world’s snootiest sporting club is being rocked by revolt from within

Bunga Bunga Is Back, Baby! Nearing his mid-80s, former Italian P.M. and infamous womanizer Silvio Berlusconi is poised for a comeback (he also just tested positive for the coronavirus)

Old School, New Tricks Eton opens its doors to the children of N.H.S. workers, finally giving the posh English boarding school a class worth bragging about

Varsity Blues Inside the annus horribilis of Christ Church—Oxford’s grandest (and most scandalous) college

Barclay v. Barclay In which the scions of a secretive British billionaire are accused of conspiring against his identical twin brother