Charlie Brooks spills the beans at Christmas party

Charlie Brooks spills the beans at Christmas party | UPDATED: 00:56 GMT, 19 December 2012 Currently on remand for conspiracy to pervert the course of justice, racehorse trainer Charlie Brooks – adoring husband of flame-haired former News International boss Rebekah Brooks – told guests at a Christmas party yesterday: ‘I was leaving the house for the first day of Cheltenham when 18 bobbies turned up.

Prince Charles reported to the revenue over "well entrenched tax avoidance scheme" on 18m earnings

Prince Charles reported to the revenue over 'well entrenched tax avoidance scheme' on 18m earnings | UPDATED: 12:51 GMT, 15 December 2012 Prince Charles, seen in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, pays income tax on the Duchy Prince Charles has been reported to the taxman over claims the Duchy of Cornwall is a 'well entrenched tax avoidance scheme'. Clarence House defended the Prince of Wales' financial arrangements today after an organisation compared the royal to Starbucks and Google, who recently come under the spotlight for their tax arrangements. Republic, which campaigns for an elected head of state, said it had written to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and Margaret Hodge, chairwoman of the Public Accounts Committee, asking them to investigate the 728 million organisation's tax arrangements