Around 2,000 Hollywood celebrities and members of the Washington elite rubbed shoulders
at the annual dinner of the White House Correspondents' Association.
Not since the Bobby Robson era, when the Magpies finished fourth, third and fifth in successive seasons, have the Magpies rubbed shoulders
so closely with English football's elite, and their current lofty status has come as a surprise to many.
He has rubbed shoulders
with some of Britain's most notorious criminals, ranging from Great Train Robber Buster Edwards to Charles Bronson, dubbed the most dangerous prisoner in the country.
A shaven-headed Agyness Deyn rubbed shoulders
with Daisy Lowe, while High School Musical Stars Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron, below right, lounged on the lawn.
Enda Kenny and Caoimhin O'Caolain rubbed shoulders
with members of the government and senior civil servants for the Brooks Hotel bash.
A SLIMMING club coach has rubbed shoulders
with the stars in a glitzy anniversary award ceremony.
A self-confessed "half-reformed rogue" who dodged school to hustle at the tables, he rubbed shoulders
with celebrities like Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood and supermodel Kate Moss.
Students and college tutors rubbed shoulders
with prominent judges and barristers from across the country at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens in Edgbaston.
The Falkirk star played in the lower leagues in Spain for six years with Barca's second string and rubbed shoulders
with the likes of Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta and Victor Valdes.