Flack

Westminster City Council's annual hacks vs flacks football match was, as always, a mucky affair.

Westminster euphemistically described The Daily Telegraph's Andrew Porter and the Financial Times' George Parker as 'highly competitive'. Meanwhile, The Sun's George Pascoe-Watson was shown the yellow card after locking horns with one hapless flack. The journos squandered a three-goal lead when Westminster scored three times in the final 15 minutes ...

The Magic Circle, 'the premier organisation in the world for magicians', has appointed one of its members to handle PR. Nick Fitzherbert has taken on the role, and he seems eminently suitable. Fitzherbert runs a PR training course that 'utilises the many magic techniques I have learned since becoming a member of The Magic Circle'. Ideal if you want to pull some press coverage out of nowhere ...

Finally, Flack hereby issues a grovelling apology to our columnist Tara Hamilton-Miller. Last week, Tara's column should have concluded: 'Speaking as a true feminist, my bras are too fabulous to burn. I'll ignite a tea-towel instead, or perhaps a sock.' But due to an error in the production process, Tara's column actually ended with the blunt assertion that 'my bras are too fabulous'. A clear boob on our part ...

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