Foreign Office goes on the defensive against No10 as it installs plastic 'riot shield' to stop Larry the cat from getting into building Chief Mouser to the Cabinet found his way into the Foreign Office blockedHe and George Osborne's cat Freya are regular visitors to the buildingBut staff with allergies had complained about their presence William Hague came to their aid and ordered the removal of the barrier By Becky Evans PUBLISHED: 19:01 GMT, 21 February 2013 | UPDATED: 20:03 GMT, 21 February 2013 As Chief Mouser to the Cabinet, Larry is used to having his run of Downing Street. So he was understandably more than a little perturbed today when he found one of his favourite prowling routes blocked by a plastic shield. It appears the Foreign Office, which installed the clear cover, has gone to extreme lengths to stop the No10 employee from snooping around.
Hard-up Cleese sells his beloved Bentley (and throws in a lunch date plus a signed photo of that 'damn good thrashing' scene) John Cleese is selling his Bentley Eight and set the starting price at 2,500He is also offering to have lunch with the buyer, a handwritten story of some of the car's famous passengers and a signed Fawlty Towers photographThe car is in storage in Kent and 'needs some TLC' he said | UPDATED: 00:02 GMT, 2 December 2012 Hard-up: John Cleese (with fourth wife Jennifer Wade) is going to great lengths to sell his old Bentley Eight As Basil Fawlty, the irate owner of Britain’s most notorious hotel, he was not known for his love of cars and famously gave one ‘a damn good thrashing’ with a tree branch. But funnyman John Cleese clearly has a soft spot for his old Bentley Eight – and is going to elaborate lengths to sell it.