Rosie Millard

Rosie Millard is a British journalist.

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Do your children a favour. Teach them to shake hands and make eye contact

Parents should start charm school right away

If I were Prime Minister: I would halt the charitable status enjoyed by private schools

Our series in the run-up to the General Election – 100 days, 100 contributors, but no politicians – continues with the journalist, broadcaster and author

Katie Price is due to divorce second husband Alex Reid today

Lay off Katie Price – she’s entitled to state help for her disabled son

This is a handy reminder that some of our taxes do go to worthy causes

From courts to catwalks, the penis is enjoying a moment in the sun

Whether you're in Germany, Paris or Hull, there's only one topic on everyone's mind

Neglect, prejudice and invisibility in the classrooms and playground is a way of life for LGBT children

If the price of saving gay children from bullying is to ghettoise them, then so be it

It might sound drastic, but homophobia is having fatal consequences in our schools

Hurrah! Tesco and Amazon are finally getting a taste of failure

Profits are down at the supermarket, while sales of the Kindle have begun to slow

Baroness Butler-Sloss has today stepped down as chairman of a wide-ranging inquiry into child abuse claims

I don’t worry about the pitch of my voice – and nor should any woman

Sorry Lady Butler-Sloss, but one doesn't have to to speak like a chap, in order to be taken seriously anymore

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

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Abuse - and the hell that came afterwards

Abuse - and the hell that follows

James Rhodes on the extraordinary legal battle to publish his memoir
Why we need a 'tranquility map' of England, according to campaigners

It's oh so quiet!

The case for a 'tranquility map' of England
'Timeless fashion': It may be a paradox, but the industry loves it

'Timeless fashion'

It may be a paradox, but the industry loves it
If the West needs a bridge to the 'moderates' inside Isis, maybe we could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive after all

Could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive?

Robert Fisk on the Fountainheads of World Evil in 2011 - and 2015
New exhibition celebrates the evolution of swimwear

Evolution of swimwear

From bathing dresses in the twenties to modern bikinis
Sun, sex and an anthropological study: One British academic's summer of hell in Magaluf

Sun, sex and an anthropological study

One academic’s summer of hell in Magaluf
From Shakespeare to Rising Damp... to Vicious

Frances de la Tour's 50-year triumph

'Rising Damp' brought De la Tour such recognition that she could be forgiven if she'd never been able to move on. But at 70, she continues to flourish - and to beguile
'That Whitsun, I was late getting away...'

Ian McMillan on the Whitsun Weddings

This weekend is Whitsun, and while the festival may no longer resonate, Larkin's best-loved poem, lives on - along with the train journey at the heart of it
Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath in a new light

Songs from the bell jar

Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath
How one man's day in high heels showed him that Cannes must change its 'no flats' policy

One man's day in high heels

...showed him that Cannes must change its 'flats' policy
Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Dominic Rossi of Fidelity says his pressure on business to control rewards is working. But why aren’t other fund managers helping?
The King David Hotel gives precious work to Palestinians - unless peace talks are on

King David Hotel: Palestinians not included

The King David is special to Jerusalem. Nick Kochan checked in and discovered it has some special arrangements, too
More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years

End of the Aussie brain drain

More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years
Meditation is touted as a cure for mental instability but can it actually be bad for you?

Can meditation be bad for you?

Researching a mass murder, Dr Miguel Farias discovered that, far from bringing inner peace, meditation can leave devotees in pieces
Eurovision 2015: Australians will be cheering on their first-ever entrant this Saturday

Australia's first-ever Eurovision entrant

Australia, a nation of kitsch-worshippers, has always loved the Eurovision Song Contest. Maggie Alderson says it'll fit in fine