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5 things everybody is talking about this week: Robbie Williams

Muscle Men

Beauty pageants for men are becoming the norm, with entrants to the Mr England competition rising by 400pc this year. Seems just as Barbie dolls influence young girls, muscly boy dolls are making men more bodyconscious and vain.

True Romance

Robbie Williams is taking no chances with his €98m fortune, and reportedly has had new wife, Ayda Field, sign a prenup. She’ll get €2.4m a-year if they divorce.

Airport Overload

Around 15,000 people have applied for 500 jobs at Dublin Airport’s new terminal. The DAA is shocked by the huge response.

Copy Cats

Juliette Binoche plays a French antiques dealer who meets a writer (William Shimell) and pretends to be married to him in Certified Copy, the movie described as “the romantic comedy of the year” for which Binoche won the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival.

Sitting Pretty

Debenhams has become the first high street store to feature a disabled model. Shannon Murray, has used a wheelchair since she broke her neck aged 14.


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