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August 5, 2013

Best of Spear’s: Berezovsky’s will, Proms review, Phone hacking lawyers

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The five most read articles on Spear’s last week, and the best of the blogs

The five most read articles on Spear’s last week, and the best of the blogs

1. Even the 1 Per Cent can’t afford private school fees any more

School fees have risen ten times faster than income since 2010

2. The public has a right to know which law firms are guilty of phone hacking 

Most importantly, is Mishcon de Reya, the firm that employs phone-hacking crusader Charlotte Harris on the list? 

3. Boris Berezovsky’s will: Unravelling an estate as complex and contested as his life

Poor old Boris Berezovsky isn’t even having an easy time of it in death, with his will now shrouded in claim and counter-claim. John Goodchild explains

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5. Digital art today: from (literally) killer pieces to virtual auction houses

Some thought technology would usher in a brave new immaterial world of digital art and slick cyber-galleries. But so far it’s barely brushed the surface, says Anthony Haden-Guest in the second part of his survey of the online art world 

And the best of the blogs:

Peter Buffett’s anti-philanthropy rant helps no-one

If Mr Buffett wants to kick out at his father, he should do it privately rather than condemning the efforts of the committed and generous

Knight Frank Revises Up its 2013 Prime Central London Property Growth Figures

While we’re used to hearing predictions of timid growth (if that) across the UK economy, prime London real estate offers a rare good news story

Proms Review: The Apotheosis of the Dance, Royal Albert Hall

The Berlin Staatsoper may have been in town doing Wagner’s Ring but on Thursday the Spanish took command of the stage at the Royal Albert Hall

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