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July 29, 2013

Best of Spear’s: Domestic Violence and the Rich, FATCA, Proms Review and Royal Baby

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

The most read articles on Spear’s last week:

1. Elizabeth Taylor, Rihanna, Nigella Lawson — Exposing Domestic Violence in Wealthy Homes

The myth that wealthy abused wives have the means to walk out the door if they want too is very attractive, but it is a myth — and a dangerous one at that

2. After FATCA, what Americans in Britain need to know about tax and investments

FATCA is forcing American citizens abroad into all kinds of financial contortions. Paul Nixon of Vestra US explains how to deal with its demands without flagging

3. Proms Review: Das Rheingold, Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin, Royal Albert Hall

So involved and at one with the singers was the mighty Barenboim that he would lean over and mouth their lines and dance their phrases

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4. Hashtag Royal Baby

Royal baby reporting in the twitter era requires more discretion, not less

5. 45 Park Lane gets up to speed with Rolls-Royce Wraith cocktails

We would never advise you to drink and drive, of course – that’s selfish foolishness. Drinking after driving, however, is an entirely different matter

And the best of the blogs:

Beirut’s National Museum spans a troubled history

The museum is pristine, following a post-Civil War restoration, although the electricity cuts out at intervals like in many Beiruti buildings

Top 7 succession tips for Kate Middleton (and the Royal baby)

Here are some of our best pieces on what the new parents need to know

New American Restaurants: Christopher’s and Soho Diner

Whether you’re standing in a 7-mile long line to get in to Shake Shack or spending hours on the internet trying to get your hands on a cronut, diner dinners seem to be a firm fixture 



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