• Prince William mourns death of his beloved nanny Olga Powell

    She cared for them for many years through their parents' divorce and the death of their mother Princess Diana. So Princes William and Harry were hugely upset to hear that Olga Powell had died of a heart attack.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY A spokesman said: "The Princes have been informed and are very saddened to hear the news." Olga, an 82-year-old widow collapsed on her doorstep this week. For 15 years at Kensington Palace she was a kindly presence, dispensing hugs and, if need be, a firm word of rebuke.  Her reward was that the boys regarded her as family and their old nanny was invited to the

  • David Cameron put President Obama on hold for tennis, says friend

    David Cameron postponed a phone call from Barack Obama to secure victory in a game of tennis, according to one of his friends. The claim was made by Charlie Brooks – who went to Eton with the Prime Minister and is married to former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks. Racehorse breeder Charlie told the Racing Post : "I played tennis with him at Chequers one day.   "I won the first set easily, then he won the second set, and then someone came up to him and said 'er ... Mr Obama is on the phone for you, Prime Minister'.  "I