David Miliband has remarked that the EU might not be able to afford Tony Blair as President. Ex French-PM reckons he is not right for the role even if

“He certainly has great qualities – flexibility, rapidity and a feeling for how to communicate.”

Meanwhile according to the Independent Konnie has apparently turned down half a million quid to model for Playboy as it wouldn’t create the right impression for her as a family entertainer. Her agent said other mags were also in touch “But Konnie is just not interested.” Would such an assignment be of (a) the appropriate skill-set and more to the point (b) enough dosh to tempt Tone though?