The reaction in the West to a former prostitute.
The employers of a research scientist who unmasked herself as a call girl turned bestselling author are standing by her, saying that her past had nothing to do with her present job.
After much digging by journalists and fans it emerged that Belle de Jour is Brooke Magnanti, a petite, blonde thirtysomething who works as a specialist in developmental neurotoxicology and cancer epidemiology in a hospital research group in Bristol.
The reaction in East Anglia to an extra-marital affair.
Norfolk Conservatives are meeting today to decide whether to deselect their general election candidate in a row over her extra-marital affair.
The meeting was called after members of the South West Norfolk Conservative Association said they were concerned that they were not informed of Elizabeth Truss' affair with Tory MP Mark Field, before choosing her as their candidate in the election.
If the indiscretions were reversed, I reckon Liz would have been strung up by now.