David Cameron is said to be struggling to get a good price for his memoirs, with talk of a £5 million advance shrinking to just £1.5 million. How does that compare with the advances for previous political memoirs?
Greenland’s former prime minister said he had no regrets about the country’s vote to leave the EU in 1982, though it took three years to negotiate an exit. What happened to the economy before the vote, during negotiations and after departure from the EU in 1985?
Tony Blair, A Journey (2010)
Lady Thatcher, the Downing
Street Years (1993)
Alistair Campbell, the Blair
John Major: the autobiography
Hilary Clinton is said to have received an advance of $8 million (£6 million) for her new book.
Who’s the dippiest?
Ukip donor Aaron Banks said he and former leader Nigel Farage went skinnydipping after the party conference in Bournemouth. What sort of Britons have ever swum naked in public?
24% Source: YouGov
A man from North Wales was jailed for 18 months for shining a torch into the eyes of pilots coming into land at a military airfield. How many laser-pen incidents did pilots report in 2015?
The Headmaster of St Paul’s School in London said that parents with combined incomes of up to £120,000 will be eligible for bursaries for their children. What are the parental income thresholds below which children become eligible for a bursary at various private schools around the country?
Godolphin and Latymer
Whitgift School £82,000
Bedford Girls’ School
Sheffield High School for Girls
£48,000* (* unless in exceptional circumstances)
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