David Siegel was living the American dream. A self-made billionaire, married to a former model 31 years his junior, he travelled in private jets and lunched on caviar. Evenings found him at Florida's society events, quaffing champagne with celebrities, sports stars, beauty queens.
Critics slam beauty pageant to find 'Miss Holocaust Survivor' as macabre and offensive
New opera dresses characters as kids' favourites to portray citizens living in terror
Denise Darcel was a voluptuous actress and singer who appeared in several feature films in the early 1950s.
Contrary to expectations, the Star Chamber did not have to hold any minister's feet to the fire
A law student from Nottingham faces a showdown with the world's most beautiful women after being crowned Miss England 2010 today.
Miss Universe 2009 Stefania Fernandez says it's clear in her mind who'll replace her as the world's top beauty queen.
The Saturday Column
Miss England Rachel Christie has relinquished her crown after being arrested on suspicion of a nightclub assault sparked by a row over a TV gladiator.
A beauty pageant where the only contestants are women with breast implants and facelifts suffered an unexpected setback when the favourite collapsed under the weight of her silicone chest.
Enhanced breasts, noses, and even toes: Hungary hosts a world first
It may seem odd to combine a traditional beauty contest with a green agenda, but not to the 62 contestants gathered in a hotel outside Coventry, hoping to win the chance to represent Britain at the world's third-largest beauty pageant
"Russian males enthusiastically celebrate the existence of their womenfolk"
Gigs, photo sessions, catwalk shows, parties... a busy woman needs a change of outfit or two. Here, the Moloko-singer-turned-solo-star talks us through some of her more memorable fashion moments
It's long been known that pedigree dogs are more likely to suffer from health problems than their mongrel brethren. But a study by scientists at Imperial College, which featured in a BBC1 documentary last night, has revealed just how severe those problems are.
What this sport really needs are transparent costumes in dubious moral taste