Rosie Millard

Rosie Millard is a British journalist.

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A pill for obesity is a step closer, with two separate studies showing that it may be possible to influence the body’s tendency to build up damaging fat deposits beneath the skin

Being fat is the last social taboo. It is the actual elephant in the room

But would you be willing to wag your finger at an obese friend?

A female US soldier eats breakfast while on tour in Afghanistan

All’s fair in love and war? Not until female soldiers can join the men on the front line

I suspect that the same arguments against women were used 100 years ago, when they couldn't vote

'Newsroom' creator Aaron Sorkin said that Alena Smith was 'excused from the room' for failing to 'move on' from her objections to the storyline

Aaron Sorkin thinks actresses are held back by their gender, but it's his shoddy Hollywood writing that's really to blame

The writer has been caught arguing that female film roles are easier than male ones

75 councils use car-mounted cameras to automatically issue drivers with fines

Since when was parking illegally an option to be enjoyed by rich people?

To ignore an arrangement just because you can afford to is a deeply disturbing attitude

Hughes in Durban in 2009, celebrating the first of his two centuries in the second Test against South Africa

Sport will always be risky – we must accept that, even in the wake of the tragic death of Phillip Hughes

Its innate risk is one of the reasons so many love it

The Hunt is on for private school privileges – and now I can see why

Another Voice: In order to claim back 80% business rates on their premises, they are obliged to share their facilities by forging 'meaningful relationships' with local state schools. A pitiful few do

London's financial district

Could more female arts graduates in the City have averted the banking crisis?

It might be quite a good idea to have some artsy women in the City for other reasons than making up some sort of quota

A Chinese city has implemented a financial rewards system for keeping cigarette butts off the street.

It’s time tobacco companies started clearing up their own mess

Some might say its the responsibility of smokers, but its the companies who got them addicted in the first place

A woman uses her laptop

A virtual ID might sound dystopian, but it will make everything so much easier — even taxes

The government is moving online. We shouldn't be afraid, we should be excited

Debrett’s thinks they understand modern etiquette. They don't, but thankfully I do...

People putting their dirty shoes on seats is just unacceptable. Get them off!

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War with Isis: The West needs more than a White Knight

The West needs more than a White Knight

Despite billions spent on weapons, the US has not been able to counter Isis's gruesome tactics, says Patrick Cockburn
Return to Helmand: Private Davey Graham recalls the day he was shot by the Taliban

'The day I was shot by the Taliban'

Private Davey Graham was shot five times during an ambush in 2007 - it was the first, controversial photograph to show the dangers our soldiers faced in Helmand province
Revealed: the best and worst airlines for delays

Revealed: the best and worst airlines for delays

Many flyers are failing to claim compensation to which they are entitled, a new survey has found
The stories that defined 2014: From the Scottish independence referendum to the Ice Bucket Challenge, our writers voice their opinions

The stories that defined 2014

From the Scottish independence referendum to the Ice Bucket Challenge, our writers voice their opinions
Stoke-on-Trent becomes first British city to be classified as 'disaster resilient' by the United Nations

Disaster looming? Now you know where to head...

Which British city has become the first to be awarded special 'resilience' status by the UN?
Finally, a diet that works: Californian pastor's wildly popular Daniel Plan has seen his congregation greatly reduced

Finally, a diet that works

Californian pastor's wildly popular Daniel Plan has seen his congregation greatly reduced
Say it with... lyrics: The power of song was never greater, according to our internet searches

Say it with... lyrics

The power of song was never greater, according to our internet searches
Professor Danielle George: On a mission to bring back the art of 'thinkering'

The joys of 'thinkering'

Professor Danielle George on why we have to nurture tomorrow's scientists today
Monique Roffey: The author on father figures, the nation's narcissism and New Year reflections

Monique Roffey interview

The author on father figures, the nation's narcissism and New Year reflections
Introducing my anti-heroes of 2014

Introducing my anti-heroes of 2014

Their outrageousness and originality makes the world a bit more interesting, says Ellen E Jones
DJ Taylor: Good taste? It's all a matter of timing...

Good taste? It's all a matter of timing...

It has been hard to form generally accepted cultural standards since the middle of the 19th century – and the disintegration is only going to accelerate, says DJ Taylor
Olivia Jacobs & Ben Caplan: 'Ben thought the play was called 'Christian Love'. It was 'Christie in Love' - about a necrophiliac serial killer'

How we met

Olivia Jacobs and Ben Caplan
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's breakfasts will revitalise you in time for the New Year

Bill Granger's healthy breakfasts

Our chef's healthy recipes are perfect if you've overindulged during the festive season
Transfer guide: From Arsenal to West Ham - what does your club need in the January transfer window?

Who does your club need in the transfer window?

Most Premier League sides are after a striker, but here's a full run down of the ins and outs that could happen over the next month
The Last Word: From aliens at FA to yak’s milk in the Tour, here’s to 2015

Michael Calvin's Last Word

From aliens at FA to yak’s milk in the Tour, here’s to 2015