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Kara Kennedy

Kara Kennedy is a staff writer for The Spectator World. She comes from Wales and resides in London.

Television

The year of Jennifer Coolidge

The White Lotus star is finally being recognized as a bona fide sex symbol

By Kara Kennedy

Style

The empty eco-activism of dress renting

How exactly is it sacrificing for the earth if a royal re-wears some clothing?

By Kara Kennedy

Media

The quiet rise of Rupert Murdoch’s new man

Long hours and Succession-style weekends away helped Keith Poole get into Murdoch’s good books

By Kara Kennedy

Europe

Meghan and Harry are exhausting the public patience

Their latest theatrics have opened them up for criticism

By Kara Kennedy

Culture

The office Christmas party is back with a vengeance

There is no comparison to any other work event

By Kara Kennedy

Culture

Why does every woman want to sleep with Pete Davidson?

The comedian consistently punches well above his weight category

By Kara Kennedy

Business

Why Murdoch dumped Trump

‘When he’s done with you, you know about it’

By Kara Kennedy

Culture

The rise of the celebrity oversharer 

We would ‘respect their privacy at this difficult time’ — if only they’d let us

By Kara Kennedy

Food

Feeling grumpy about good service

Is it too much to ask to be left alone while we eat and shop?

By Kara Kennedy

And Finally

Getting a nose job in Istanbul

I’ve never understood why people are so shy about them

By Kara Kennedy

Europe

Is the life of ‘the spare’ really so bad?

The life of a back-up royal sounds pretty enviable

By Kara Kennedy

Business

The fall of the Birkin bag

The luxury handbag is at odds with the TikTok age

By Kara Kennedy

Europe

The inevitable Boris Johnson

Do all roads lead back to the previous PM?

By Kara Kennedy

Europe

Why Liz Truss had to go

She is the shortest-serving prime minister in British history

By Kara Kennedy

Business

Inside the Kanye West-Parler deal

The company’s CEO on Ye, Elon Musk and free speech

By Kara Kennedy

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