Rosie Millard

Rosie Millard is a British journalist.

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Homer Simpson conforms to the stereotype: the fifty-something male is overweight, comically unheroic and cartoonish

Father's Day should be a clarion call for us to cut our blokes some slack

The best present we can offer our floundering fiftysomething menfolk is how to cope with middle age
Doctors on the NHS are becoming increasingly difficult to see

Will GPs and the real world ever coincide?

As the NHS begins to transform into a private institution, we can only expect conditions to get worse

Angelina Jolie has the power to change the world

Some might say she's just another Hollywood superstar, but Jolie knows how to use her celebrity to fight injustice around the world

Time-wasting is considered one the great sins of the modern age. In fact, it's something we should all do more of

Yes, you could always arrive just in time to catch a plane. But that's no way to live life

A smart baby reads a newspaper

You don't need brains to be a good parent

Despite what some people think, you don't have to be a genius to raise a child successfully. All you need to do is give them the love and care they deserve

Giving birth at home? Idealise it all you like, but it’s still a crazy choice

Nice is suggesting that for those who have already had one child, it is better to forget about hospital

Present tense: an apple for the teacher just won't cut
it any more

Gifts for teachers are getting out of control

In some schools, a thank-you for Miss now means a designer handbag or vintage wine rather than a box of chocolates. It's time we put a stop to gift inflation, says Rosie Millard

Is television bad for kids? No more so than the theatre

I grew up without a TV, and don't think cold turkey did me any good

How on earth am I going to eat TEN portions of fruit and veg every day?

They used to tell us to aim for five portions a day. But this takes the biscuit

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Greece says 'No': A night of huge celebrations in Athens as voters decisively back Tsipras and his anti-austerity stance in historic referendum

Greece referendum

Greeks say 'No' to austerity and plunge Europe into crisis
Ten years after the 7/7 terror attacks, is Britain an altered state?

7/7 bombings anniversary

Ten years after the terror attacks, is Britain an altered state?
Beautiful evening dresses are some of the loveliest Donatella has created

Versace haute couture review

Beautiful evening dresses are some of the loveliest Donatella has ever created
No hope and no jobs, so Gaza's young risk their lives, climb the fence and run for it

No hope and no jobs in Gaza

So the young risk their lives and run for it
Fashion apps: Retailers roll together shopping and social networking for mobile customers

Fashion apps

Retailers roll together shopping and social networking for mobile customers
The Greek referendum exposes a gaping hole at the heart of the European Union – its distinct lack of any genuine popular legitimacy

Gaping hole at the heart of the European Union

Treatment of Greece has shown up a lack of genuine legitimacy
Number of young homeless in Britain 'more than three times the official figures'

'Everything changed when I went to the hostel'

Number of young homeless people in Britain is 'more than three times the official figures'
Compton Cricket Club

Compton Cricket Club

Portraits of LA cricketers from notorious suburb to be displayed in London
London now the global money-laundering centre for the drug trade, says crime expert

Wlecome to London, drug money-laundering centre for the world

'Mexico is its heart and London is its head'
The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court that helps a winner keep on winning

The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court

It helps a winner keep on winning
Is this the future of flying: battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks?

Is this the future of flying?

Battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks
Isis are barbarians – but the Caliphate is a dream at the heart of all Muslim traditions

Isis are barbarians

but the Caliphate is an ancient Muslim ideal
The Brink's-Mat curse strikes again: three tons of stolen gold that brought only grief

Curse of Brink's Mat strikes again

Death of John 'Goldfinger' Palmer the latest killing related to 1983 heist
Greece debt crisis: 'The ministers talk to us about miracles' – why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum

'The ministers talk to us about miracles'

Why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum
Call of the wild: How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate

Call of the wild

How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate