Luxury goods worth 11MILLION seized from Saudi Princess to help pay her extravagant shopping billsMaha Al-Sudairi helped herself to goods worth millions in French capital IOU notes handed to shopkeepers were usually acceptedJudge has now ruled contents of three storage units to be sold off By Peter Allen PUBLISHED: 21:13 GMT, 7 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:55 GMT, 8 March 2013 Luxury goods worth more than 11 million are to be seized from a Saudi princess to pay her shopping bills, a Paris judge ordered today. Maha Al-Sudairi, who was once married to the country’s late Crown Prince, helped herself to millions of pounds worth of goods whenever she visited the French capital. As well as art works and jewellery, they included 5,500 worth of luxury chocolates, and 1.4m on the hire of two Rolls Royce Phantoms and ‘around 30 chauffers’ to take her shopping.
The Saudi Shard: Skyscraper modelled on British design set to be world's largest – at ONE KILOMETRE highLondon-based Mace won 780m deal to build the Kingdom TowerWill stand 1km tall but designers have not revealed exact scaleWill be four times bigger than western Europe's tallest building By Mario Ledwith PUBLISHED: 06:22 GMT, 22 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:57 GMT, 22 February 2013 The British company that built the Shard has landed a contract to manage the construction of what will become the world's largest building – and plans reveal the two look remarkably similar. London-based Mace won the 780million deal to build the Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, which will stand more than 3,280ft (1km) high. The Shard is currently western Europe's tallest building, while the company also played a role in several of London's most recognisable landmarks, such as the London Eye
All England Club courts Kate: Duchess of Cambridge accepts honorary membership at Wimbledon Many believe the Duchess is being lined up to be the Duke of Kent's successor as All England Club president , has been a regular at the Royal Box in Centre Court in the past few years ” class=”blkBorder” /> Tennis fan: The Duchess of Cambridge, pictured with Prince William at Wimbledon in 2012, has been a regular at the Royal Box in Centre Court in the past few years Kate and William were court side for Andy Murray's London 2012 quarterfinal match held at Wimbledon where they did a Mexican wave Last summer Kate was a regular at the tennis, cheering on Andy Murray all the way to the final. Though he lost out to Roger Federer, she was back the following month to watch the Scot get his revenge in the Olympic final. Some will see her decision to accept the offer — U.S
'Big Willy': Unedited version of Prince William photo posted on his website reveals cheeky nickname on mug at RAF base Photo of William, 30, at RAF Anglesey base issued by St James’s PalaceOriginally released last November by MoD/PA with mug title cropped outBut new uncropped version with nickname appeared on Duke's websiteFollows security blunder last year that saw sensitive information visible By Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 13:04 GMT, 13 January 2013 | UPDATED: 07:54 GMT, 14 January 2013 The Duke of Cambridge’s mug at his Royal Air Force base was labelled ‘Big Willy’, it emerged today. An uncropped version of a photo of Prince William, 30 – part of a set issued by St James’s Palace on the Duke’s website – reveals his nickname on the mug at RAF Valley on Anglesey, north Wales
The very privileged past of Channel 4's grubby golden boy: Why is Jack Whitehall so eager to prove his laddish credentialsA puerile display has finally got the comedian the attention he has cravedHe cracked infantile, lewd jokes throughout Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2012The Queen, Prince Phillip and Susan Boyle are among his childish targets Friends say he has been 'very spoilt' and 'thinks he can say what he likes'Privately educated Whitehall grew up in a six-bedroom 4.25m houseAn unfazed Whitehall thinks latest outrage 'will do wonders for his career' ” class=”blkBorder” /> Crude: Jack Whitehall (left) caused controversy with jokes about the Queen on Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2012 This week, however, at the age of 24, the comedian has finally got the attention he has always craved. His name has been in the papers virtually all week following his controversial appearance on Channel 4's Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2012 last Sunday — although not for positive reasons. Whitehall, who was on the show with friend and fellow comic James Corden, as well as Jimmy Carr and Jonathan Ross, began by cracking lewd 'jokes' about the Queen and Prince Philip before making a series of infantile, sexually explicit remarks about sprinter Usain Bolt and singer Susan Boyle
Behind the wheel, Kate's Man Friday: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge get their first orderly (and he'll even organise William's wardrobe) New recruit is a young Fijian-born corporal from the Parachute Regiment Couple may hire more help when their first baby is born later this year ” class=”blkBorder” /> The new employee is also responsible for the wardrobe of Prince William, pictured left with his wife Catherine in Ottawa in July 2011, and pictured right on their Diamond Jubilee tour of the Far East in 2012 The couple, pictured outside King Edward VII's Hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was admitted with severe morning sickness, have resisted hiring servants but that may change when their first baby is born
Brave Prince William 'flies in 50mph winds with RAF crew' in attempt to rescue man who was blown into sea while walking the dogPrince William joined rescue operation from RAF Valley, AngleseyThe Duke flew Sea King helicopter in search for man swept off Blackpool pierPrince William was on a 24-hour 'readiness state' shift on New Year's Eve By Sara Malm PUBLISHED: 01:56 GMT, 2 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:56 GMT, 2 January 2013 While the world celebrated the coming of a new year, Prince William did his duty as a rescue pilot, braving force eight gale winds to join the search for a man swept off a pier in Blackpool. The Duke of Cambridge and three fellow Sea King crew members flew in from RAF Valley on Anglesey, North Wales to aid in the rescue operation to find a 41-year-old dog-walker who had been sent into the icy water by a wave.
Harry's heroes: A compelling dispatch from the Afghan frontline from nerve-shredding missions on Christmas Day to a Prince queuing at the camp canteen Mail on Sunday man Matt Warren joins Prince harry and troops in Helmand ProvincePrince queues with 4,000 comrades for gargantuan Christmas lunchSoldiers dress up for Nativity play and tuck into traditional festive food Royal Marines approaching end of final tour as operations scaled down | UPDATED: 22:43 GMT, 29 December 2012 On duty: Prince Harry after a successful flight from Camp Bastion I am sitting in the front of a heavily armoured truck.
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge finally join rest of Royal Family for belated Christmas celebration – just in time for annual pheasant shoot William and Kate arrived at Sandringham House early on Boxing DayCouple were driven 155 miles from Kate's new family homeKate joined husband for lunch at Wood Farm after he went hunting | UPDATED: 10:00 GMT, 28 December 2012 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have finally joined the rest of the Royal Family for a belated Christmas celebration, after choosing to spend the festive season with the Middleton family instead. William and Kate arrived at Sandringham House, the Queen’s private estate in Norfolk, early on Boxing Day just in time for Prince Philip’s annual pheasant shoot
So much for this Olympic legacy: Fury at muddy state of park used for equestrian events that is still closed to public six months on Around 45 acres of Greenwich Park remain a muddy quagmireThey are not likely to be reopened to the public until the summer Locog blamed for not re-laying grass before the onset of Winter | UPDATED: 23:35 GMT, 26 December 2012 Olympic organsiers have come under fire over the condition of site used for the temporary equestrian centre, which remains a muddy quagmire and closed to the public six months after the end of the games. Queen's field in Greenwich Park was transformed into a spectacular venue for the equestrian events which saw thousands of spectators cheering Team GB's Olympic and Paralympic teams to victory