PEOPLE

 

PRINCE Edward and Sophie Rhys Jones looked lovingly at each other as they went to church yesterday. The couple's public show of affection came as they attended a service at Castle Rising Church on Queen Elizabeth's Sandringham estate in Norfolk with other members of the royal family.

It was the first time they had been pictured together for several months, fuelling speculation about an impending engagement, despite tabloid reports at the end of last year that they were close to splitting up.

Jose Ignacio Domecq, who has died aged 82, was one of the wine world's most influential figures. He was known universally as "The Nose" of Jerez.

Richard Branson works harder at grabbing headlines than any other British celebrity, a new survey claims. He tops a list containing - Tony Blair, Princess Diana, the Duchess of York and the Spice Girls.

French actor Alain Delon (61) is in Argentina for a fashion show in the resort town of Pinamar and to meet President Carlos Menem at his official residence.

Bob Guccione, owner of Penthouse magazine, has dragged his son into federal court. A lawsuit by the elder Guccione charges Anthony Guccione (36) with engaging in "a pattern of racketeering activity and fraud" in, connection with using the magazine's trademark on Internet sites.

Tonya Harding, ice skating's fallen, star, may compete in next year's winter Olympics in spite of being banished for life from the US Figure Skating Association.

Her agent David Hans Schmidt said she is ready to skate for a country other than the US if the association declines to lift the ban imposed on her after the 1994 assault on Nancy Kerrigan. "Maybe she could skate for Bolivia."