Faces of the week
Food writer Jack
Monroe would like to invite Katie Hopkins to dinner after winning a “grim” libel battle with the MailOnline columnist. A high court judge ruled Hopkins defamed Monroe on Twitter by implying she had supported defacing a war memorial. “Although what she said about me was wrong ... I would happily sit down and talk as adults,” said Monroe.
Jilly Cooper, 80, has signed up to dating website Tinder. The erotic novelist says it’s “only for research purposes because I want people to do it in my next book. They are all going to flick away like mad”. “Swipe left and right for like and not like. I loved it!’, she told the Daily Mail, adding: “I also tried speed dating, where you have to decide if you like a man in four minutes.” New Great British Bake Off presenter Prue Leith apologised after saying she feared “doing a Chris Evans” if she fails to successfully follow Mary Berry. The former Top Gear frontman made a joke on his radio show, and Leith emailed saying it was “a silly thing to say”. But Evans said she had said the right thing.