Harry Styles 'in panic' as Caroline Flack loses phone

Nov 6, 2012

Tabloid tales: Styles fears mobile number leak, George Osborne stars in British nightmares, Robbie Williams is 'irrelevant'

HARRY STYLES is "in a panic" because ex-girlfriend Caroline Flack has lost her BlackBerry, according to The Sun. Flack didn't use any pseudonyms for her celebrity pals, who also include Olly Murs, Dermot O'Leary and Simon Cowell, so the One Direction heart throb's details may be leaked to the public. The Sun also suggests there may be a few "personal pictures" on the mobile. However, Styles could be in the clear as a source admitted the fuss may be pre-emptive: "It could be lost under her bed in her flat, or down the side of the couch."

New research has revealed that George Osborne tops the list of public figures that feature in the British public's scary dreams. The Daily Mail reports that 2,000 people were questioned by Travelodge about who stars in their bad dreams: Osborne came first, followed by former PM Gordon Brown in second place and former glamour model Katie Price in third. Travelodge spokeswoman Shakila Ahmed said: "Suffering from nightmares involving the Chancellor... proves the double dip recession has affected our wellbeing as well as our wallets."

Nick Grimshaw has announced that Robbie Williams is "irrelevant" and his latest single will not be played on Radio 1. The Metro reports that the Breakfast show host said Williams's latest single Candy, which reached No. 1 this weekend, had been relegated to the show's 'C list' and he was unlikely to play it. Grimshaw explained: "I don't know if he's now for a Radio 1 audience. To 13- and 14-year-olds he's not relevant... they've got One Direction." Williams responded by saying he wouldn't take the decision too personally, but added: "They better not play Coldplay or Madonna or I'll break their legs."

When tourists arrive at Buckingham Palace they are not only treated to the sight of an iconic British landmark, but also to Merlin: a Metropolitan Police horse who delights onlookers by moving traffic cones with his mouth. Merlin enjoys rearranging the orange cones and stacking them on top of one another, often receiving loud applause for his efforts. His trainer, PC Howells, told the Daily Mail: "Once, I was trying to get a cone away from him and he wouldn't let go of it. I had to get a foot PC to help." Merlin is also recognisable from taking part in some of London's biggest public events: he appeared in Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding procession and led the Olympic victory parade.

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