Rosie Millard

Rosie Millard is a British journalist.

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If older women look good it’s not because of their make-up

Older women apparently spend more on cosmetics, but don't think it's because they've been looking jealously at 'beauty ambassadors' like Tilda Swinton

Fresh kebabs cooking on the grill

Should we really start gobbling kebabs if we want to avoid a dementia diagnosis?

I can’t help feeling that there needs to be quite a lot more thinking about the supposed benefits of certain foods

Taste test: Rosie Millard and her father John examine the M&S meals

Many elderly people turn to ready meals, but can they compete with a proper dinner?

The ready-meal industry is now worth £2.3bn a year, thanks in part to elderly shoppers who feel too tired to cook. As Marks and Spencer launches a new range catering to 'mature' tastes, Rosie Millard and her father, John, 83, take part in a taste test
British values teaching plans are too narrow, says Church

If only every state grammar school would try to level their admissions playing field

In Birmingham is a significant educational institution not resting on its boater and laurels

Chelsea players hound referee Bjorn Kuipers during their match with PSG

Big moral questions are never far away when you live with young boys who support Chelsea

So does a team have to be noble in order to gain accolades?

last week, Isis released a video showing the destruction of statues in Mosul

Isis has done much worse things than demolish ancient cities – let’s focus on those

Is bulldozing an amphitheatre as bad as murdering someone by throwing them off a building, or decapitating them?

Alan Bennett – yet again – nails it

Has Alan Bennett found a new game: Hypocritical England?

We pride ourselves on inventing modern democracy at the Mother of Parliaments, yet ours is not a republic

England has gained a reputation as divorce capital of the world

Just because you’ve got a rich ex-husband doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have to work for a living

This divorcee's expectations don’t exactly square with basic feminist principles

Baton charge: Simon Rattle conducting the LSO in 2012

Who will pay for a shiny new concert hall for Sir Simon Rattle to play in?

It appears that the musical cognoscenti are not happy with the Barbican Hall

Stephen Fry giving up Twitter? The tones of the modern martyr

Clearly stung by the lukewarm reception of his Bafta spiel, Fry broke the bad news to his eight million followers on Saturday

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Sepp Blatter resignation: The beginning of Fifa's long road to reform?

Does Blatter's departure mean Fifa will automatically clean up its act?

Don't bet on it, says Tom Peck
Charles Kennedy: The baby of the House who grew into a Lib Dem giant

The baby of the House who grew into a Lib Dem giant

Charles Kennedy was consistently a man of the centre-left, dedicated to social justice, but was also a champion of liberty and an opponent of the nanny-state, says Baroness Williams
Syria civil war: The harrowing testament of a five-year-old victim of this endless conflict

The harrowing testament of a five-year-old victim of Syria's endless civil war

Sahar Qanbar lost her mother and brother as civilians and government soldiers fought side by side after being surrounded by brutal Islamist fighters. Robert Fisk visited her
The future of songwriting: How streaming is changing everything we know about making music

The future of songwriting

How streaming is changing everything we know about making music
William Shemin and Henry Johnson: Jewish and black soldiers receive World War I Medal of Honor amid claims of discrimination

Recognition at long last

Jewish and black soldiers who fought in WWI finally receive medals after claims of discrimination
Beating obesity: The new pacemaker which helps over-eaters

Beating obesity

The new pacemaker which helps over-eaters
9 best women's festival waterproofs

Ready for rain: 9 best women's festival waterproofs

These are the macs to keep your denim dry and your hair frizz-free(ish)
Cycling World Hour Record: Nervous Sir Bradley Wiggins ready for pain as he prepares to go distance

Wiggins worried

Nervous Sir Bradley ready for pain as he prepares to attempt cycling's World Hour Record
Liverpool close in on Milner signing

Liverpool close in on Milner signing

Reds baulk at Christian Benteke £32.5m release clause
On your feet! Spending at least two hours a day standing reduces the risk of heart attacks, cancer and diabetes, according to new research

On your feet!

Spending half the day standing 'reduces risk of heart attacks and cancer'
With scores of surgeries closing, what hope is there for the David Cameron's promise of 5,000 more GPs and a 24/7 NHS?

The big NHS question

Why are there so few new GPs when so many want to study medicine?
Big knickers are back: Thongs ain't what they used to be

Thongs ain't what they used to be

Big knickers are back
Thurston Moore interview

Thurston Moore interview

On living in London, Sonic Youth and musical memoirs
In full bloom

In full bloom

Floral print womenswear
From leading man to Elephant Man, Bradley Cooper is terrific

From leading man to Elephant Man

Bradley Cooper is terrific