Prince Andrew was seen getting foot massage from young woman at Epstein’s apartment – report

Incident was recounted in an email exchange between a prominent US literary agent and author Evgeny Morozov

Prince Andrew was seen inside the New York apartment of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein getting a foot massage from a young woman, according to an email exchange between a prominent US literary agent and author and writer Evgeny Morozov.

In the exchange, published in the New Republic magazine, agent John Brockman recommends to writer Morozov (who he represents as literary agent) that he meet with Epstein, calling him a “billionaire science philanthropist” who has “been extremely generous in funding projects of many of our friends and clients”.

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Boy, 10, dies after being found unconscious at Birmingham property

Woman arrested on suspicion of neglect after child receives trauma treatment but later dies

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of neglect after the death of a 10-year-old boy in the Acocks Green area of Birmingham.

Police and paramedics were called to an address in Blossomville Way early on Thursday, following reports of a child unconscious at the address. Reports said the boy had been found in a caravan. He was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead at 8.20am.

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Kevin McCloud: TV presenter whose design for living turned sour

The property expert’s business woes follow successful careers on TV and in stage design

Kevin McCloud’s life began in a house his parents built and for the past 20 years he has brought millions of television viewers along on the trials and tribulations of home builders as they struggle to create their own dream place.

At Cambridge University he studied history of art and architecture, reportedly abandoning an earlier desire to train as an operatic baritone in Italy. After initially working in theatre design he opened a lighting design practice, which at one point employed 26 people and whose work can still be found in Harrods, Edinburgh Castle, and the Dorchester hotel.

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Investors in Kevin McCloud’s projects told they face huge losses

Many feel they have been fobbed off by Grand Designs presenter’s promised returns

Small investors who sank millions of pounds into the TV property guru Kevin McCloud’s eco-friendly housing ventures have been told they could face losing up to 97% of their money.

For 20 years the star of Channel 4’s Grand Designs has lectured the nation about how to create their dream home – but his own property empire has turned into a nightmare. Between 2013 and 2017, McCloud wooed investors with a string of fundraising schemes that promised returns of up to 9% a year from his Happiness Architecture Beauty (HAB) homes businesses.

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Husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to meet UK foreign secretary

After criticising Boris Johnson for failing to meet him, Richard Ratcliffe will meet Dominic Raab to discuss his wife’s case

The foreign secretary has agreed to meet the husband of a British-Iranian woman held in Tehran after it emerged that neither Dominic Raab nor the prime minister had done so since taking office, despite the latter claiming he would prioritise the issue on the campaign trail.

Richard Ratcliffe, whose wife Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was jailed for five years in Iran in 2016, criticised Boris Johnson on Monday, indicating that he believed the prime minister was not taking his wife’s case seriously.

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