"Immaculately dressed, the permanently tanned Mr Sheridan claimed his political commitment to his class and socialist beliefs were the cornerstone of his life. "You will hear of my addiction to Scrabble and sunbeds, not champagne, cocaine and swingers' clubs," he told the jury."
25 July 2006
Tommy - scrabble addict?
Whatever Mr Sheridan's faults, you can only admire his knack in producing the well-honed phrase that will make the following day's headlines. The Independent reports: