How can wine be worth 4,500?

So for those of us who would struggle to justify spending quadruple figures on anything, let alone a single bottle of wine, how does this one – a Chateau le Pin Pomerol 2001- actually taste? “It’s really, really good,” enthuses Fattorini. “I haven’t had the 2001, which is quite hard to get hold of. But it’s the epitome of their house style. “It’s glossy, rich and voluptuous with lots of cherries and leaves your mouth coated with a glycerine feel. It’s exceptional.” Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A vineyard in Bordeaux – the one owned by Le Pin occupies just one acre He adds of the Le Pin 2001 wine: “It’s also very exotic. It’s a really good vintage …

Prince Harry paid damages over photos of home

Buckingham Palace said the duke “acknowledges and welcomes the formal apology” from Splash. ‘High level of privacy’ The court heard the photos, which were “published by the Times newspaper and elsewhere online”, were of living and dining areas, and included a shot taken “directly into the bedroom”. The duke’s lawyers told Mr Justice Warby that Harry and his wife Meghan had chosen to make the Oxfordshire property their home because of its “high level of privacy”. But Gerrard Tyrrell, who read a statement in court on the duke’s behalf, said the couple had subsequently felt unable to live there. What is Splash? Splash News and Picture Agency sells news, photos and videos across the world, including paparazzi images of celebrities. …

Jeremy Kyle Show suspended after guest death

All previous episodes of the show have also been taken down from the channel’s catch-up service, ITV Hub. Episodes will also not air on ITV2. A spokesperson for media watchdog Ofcom said: “This is clearly a very distressing case. Although we can only assess content that has been broadcast, we are discussing this programme with ITV as a priority to understand what took place.” The show has been broadcast in its mid-morning slot since 2005. Its guests discuss relationship issues and conflicts with each other in front of Kyle’s studio audience. It is well-known for its often heated debates, with Kyle mediating between guests. The show’s website asks for participants to contact the programme to discuss issues involving DNA and …

Royals launch mental health text line

“You can have a conversation anywhere and anytime – at school, at home, on the bus, anywhere.” Prince Harry: ‘Dial shift’ on mental health Celebrities shunned mental health charity – Prince William During a 12-month pilot last year, 1,000 volunteers signed up to the initiative and 60,000 conversations took place. “That is 60,000 moments when people who were feeling scared, frightened and alone were able to use their phone to connect with someone who could support them,” Prince William said at a launch event at Kensington Palace. The service aims to help people experiencing problems – from suicidal thoughts to bullying and relationship issues – move from “crisis to calm”. The duke also appealed for more people to join as …

How three Twitter bans influenced Amanda Abbington

“But after a three-time Twitter ban, I’ve learned not to be quite so visceral in my anger or upset, just sit on it for a bit.” Posting controversial comments online has come back to haunt many younger celebrities, who grew up with social media. Emmerdale actress Shila Iqbal was recently fired from the soap for offensive historic tweets, while YouTuber Jack Maynard had to leave I’m A Celebrity for the same reason. But Abbington explains she has developed a new strategy when it comes to posting her opinions online. Image caption Abbington says she hopes The Son will open up a conversation about mental health “A compulsive, involving, emotionally stirring evening – theatre’s answer to a page-turner,” said The Guardian’s …

No trophy hunting import ban yet – Gove

Clients, mainly from Europe or the US, often pay thousands of pounds to take part in a hunt, and keep a “trophy” – usually the head or skin, or another body part. It’s a big business in some African countries. Critics describe it as a blood sport, but proponents say it helps raise vital money for conservation, especially for endangered species. ‘I hunt wild animals because I love them’ Trophy hunting ‘raises extinction risk’ Should trophy hunting be banned? Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMichael Gove tells 5 Live the UK will not be banning imports from trophy hunting yet. Currently, if a trophy hunter wants to bring a body part from their hunt back into the …

Congratulations pour in after royal birth

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPrince Harry says he and Meghan are “absolutely thrilled” Congratulations have poured in from around the world following the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s son. The newborn was delivered at 05:26 BST on Monday, with Prince Harry saying the baby boy was “absolutely to die for”. The Palace said the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh and the Prince of Wales were all “delighted with the news”. Meghan’s mother, Doria Ragland, was said to be “overjoyed”, while former US First Lady Michelle Obama said she and Barack were “thrilled”. The baby, who has not been named yet, is seventh in line to the throne, behind the Prince of Wales, the …

England marks St George’s Day – or does it?

Image copyright PA Image caption Emsworth residents watch the parade from a window In the Worcestershire village of Bretforton, however, people held a double celebration, as St George’s Day coincides with National Asparagus Day – the start of the season in one of England’s major growing areas for the vegetable. Skip Twitter post by @BretVillage Happy National Asparagus Day (and St. George's day)! Join everyone at @TheFleeceInn from 11.30am for Aspara-antics – at 12.45 we wave the Gras off to be presented to the Chelsea Hospital, and the British #Asparagus Classic Car Run & Aspara-bike ride begin. pic.twitter.com/wmx5jWsIgm — Bretforton Village (@BretVillage) April 23, 2019 Coventry held celebrations in the city centre, with Morris dancers and an appearance by St …

Campaign to tackle ‘botched’ cosmetic care

Botox party mishap left woman housebound Second Brit dies after ‘Brazilian butt lift’ Is ‘Brazilian butt lift’ surgery a risk worth taking? It said it also hoped to tackle the number of “botched” procedures, and the resulting impact on a person’s mental and physical health, as well as the cost to the NHS of treatment following such procedures. Nora Nugent, a member of the council of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (Baaps), said she welcomed the government campaign in principle. She said the estimated increase in people seeking cosmetic procedures had not been matched by improved education on what the public should expect when accessing treatments, or what could go wrong. While the rise of celebrities and influencers …

They were abused as children, but art is their therapy

“Upstairs just a bed. No sheets. And a mattress. It wasn’t a home, just a house”. Image copyright Tom Maddick/SWNS Image caption She uses primary colours to draw people in and then likes “seeing the looks on their faces when they realise what it’s about” Jemma’s abuser pleaded guilty and was jailed for five years for sexual activity with a child and child pornography charges. At the time of the court case, Jemma earned an A* in her GCSE art. Now 24, she has just finished a masters in textiles. At university, she started working with textiles – “it was the most expressive” – and also Aboriginal art, which uses symbols to tell tales and convey warnings. For her masters …

‘We made more than five billion teabags last year’

Image copyright Bettys and Taylors Group Image caption Yorkshire Tea makes billions of teabags every year So why is Yorkshire Tea so well loved? “Because it tastes so good,” says Lesley Wild, chair of Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate, the family business behind the brand. Image copyright Bettys and Taylors Group Image caption Frederick Belmont opened the first Bettys tearoom in 1919 It was set up by Swiss émigré Frederick Belmont, who came to England to further his career having honed his craft at bakeries and confectioners across Switzerland and France. Legend has it he only ended up in Yorkshire by accident, says Mrs Wild, whose husband Jonathan is Mr Belmont’s great nephew and Bettys & Taylors’ former boss. “On …

Bodyguard star criticises weight demands

9 male celebrities who’ve opened up about body image Madden said he and his actor friends had found themselves bemoaning the “barely eating, working-out-twice-a-day, no-carbing thing” required for certain scenes. He said they would find themselves “looking at each other going: ‘We’re just feeding this same [expletive] that we’re against.’” Madden, whose other roles include Robb Stark in Game of Thrones and the Prince in Cinderella, said he had sometimes been given restrictive costumes that had made breathing difficult. The Scottish actor will next be seen in Rocketman, a musical biopic about Sir Elton John starring Taron Egerton. Follow us on Facebook, on Twitter @BBCNewsEnts, or on Instagram at bbcnewsents. If you have a story suggestion email entertainment.news@bbc.co.uk.

‘You shall go to the prom’, girls told

Image caption About 150 dresses have been donated by companies and individuals, and several have been bought from charity shops and websites Image caption Dozens of pairs of shoes are ready to be tried on A 15-year-old, who asked to be identified only as K, said without the charity’s help, she would not be able to attend her school prom. “Because of the pressure on social media, you want to be like everyone else. You just want to look good, and it costs money,” she said. “You shouldn’t be ashamed of asking for help; no-one is going to judge you.” Her grandmother said: “I am worried to death about the cost of her going to prom, so I am so …

Grange Hill ‘icon’ Zammo to join EastEnders

“I can’t say too much yet but watch this space. Top banana!” Image caption MacDonald (l) and Grange Hill cast members meet Nancy Reagan at the White House in 1986 The Grange Hill gang were then swiftly invited to the USA to perform the LaToya Jackson cover at the Yankee Stadium in New York. They were even praised by then US First Lady Nancy Reagan on a trip to the White House. After years out of the spotlight, MacDonald appeared in a child stars edition of Pointless Celebrities in 2008. Image caption MacDonald and co record Just Say No Training ground The fictional path from Northam to Walford has been a fairly well-trodden one for actors down the years, but …

Why China loves Tom Hiddleston’s ‘creepy’ ad

It’s filmed from the perspective of Hiddleston’s partner sitting at the table while he, decked in an apron, makes a healthy breakfast for her. He then says in Chinese 还有你的善存, which can be translated as “here’s your Centrum”, or “don’t forget your Centrum”. The Avengers’ star has more than 600,000 followers on the popular Chinese social media platform, which is not a huge amount given some Chinese stars have Weibo fan counts in the millions. But the video went viral anyway and had been watched more than 2.5 million times by Friday. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption China has increasingly become a mobile-first nation “In a mobile-savvy country like China where there are close to 900 million mobile internet …

Don’t worry, Lorraine Kelly isn’t being fake

“She may not like the guest she interviews, she may not like the food she eats, she may not like the film she viewed – but that is where the performance lies,” Judge Dean said in the ruling. So has Lorraine Kelly, a gold-standard national treasure, been fooling us all? Image copyright Shutterstock Image caption Andrew H Walker’s series of portraits explored the idea of the multiple personas of celebrities like Elisabeth Moss “Lorraine’s value to ITV lies in the image that she’s created and her emotional appeal with audiences, and that brand value can easily be taken to other channels,” says Jeetendr Sehdev, celebrity branding expert and author of The Kim Kardashian Principle. “I think viewers are aware that …