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Elite agency founder later denounced catwalk models as ‘spoilt pains’

Revlon given $150m cash makeover

Els uneasy as Karlsson walks tall

Model agency men quit over sex claims

TWO EXECUTIVES at the Elite model agency have resigned after an undercover television documentary alleged that girls as young as 13 were pressured to have sex and take drugs.

Battle of the bulge

The pressure's on to look as pertly pregnant as Cindy and pals. Fight it, says LAURA TENNANT - they're the freaks of nature, not you

MONITOR: THE RYLSTONE WI CALENDAR

Tabloid opinion on Rylstone Women's Institute's decision to strip off for their year 2000 calendar

Girls for sale (*one size only)

Why do advertisers still portray women as bimbos? Could it be - whisper it - that we actually want them to? PETER YORK reports on the double standard that won't go away

REAL PEOPLE: The final countdown

Bill and Hillary's isn't the first roller-coaster marriage. But when should you call it a day? asks HESTER LACEY

The beautiful and the damned

A perfect face sets you up for life. HESTER LACEY on the ugly truth behind the latest American research

Never say never again

Bye-bye Cindy, Linda, Christy and now Naomi... They say the supermodel era is over. What can they mean?

When I walk in they all clap

My Week

The damage: Melanie Clulow sniffs out the hidden cost of launching a perfume

In 1977, Yves St Laurent launched his new scent, Opium, with a party of such legendary fabulousness that Andy Warhol spent the last decade of his life kicking himself for missing it. The gala was held in New York Harbour, aboard a Chinese junk draped with thousands of orchids. All the beautiful people were there, along with a giant Buddha who was probably the only one not to go on to Studio 54 afterwards. The bill for the entertainments came to the then-unheard-of sum of $300,000, and Opium is still around.

What will Katie do next?

For ten years she's ridden every fashion wave, from doe-eyed waif through grunge princess to streetwise sophisticate. Kate Moss can do no wrong. But her latest project, a glossy shampoo ad, is uncharacteristically mainstream, and now there are rumours of a film career. Will Kate keep her cool? asks James Sherwood

Is it worth it? Itsy bitsy, very pricey

Need a stylish evening bag for those special occasions? Then look no further. This little number by Judith Leiber could be yours for a trifling pounds 1,215

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Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

How a costume drama became a Sunday night staple
Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers as he pushes Tories on housing

Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers

Labour leader pushes Tories on housing
Aviation history is littered with grand failures - from the the Bristol Brabazon to Concorde - but what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?

Aviation history is littered with grand failures

But what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?
Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of Soviet-style 'iron curtains' right across Europe

Fortress Europe?

Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of 'iron curtains'
Never mind what you're wearing, it's what you're reclining on

Never mind what you're wearing

It's what you're reclining on that matters
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband

Chuka Umunna: A virus of racism runs through Ukip

The shadow business secretary on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
Yemen crisis: This exotic war will soon become Europe's problem

Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
Marginal Streets project aims to document voters in the run-up to the General Election

Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

The real-life kingdom of Westeros

Is there something a little uncomfortable about Game of Thrones shooting in Northern Ireland?
How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, on what the leaders' appearances tell us about them
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

The architect of the HeForShe movement and head of UN Women on the world's failure to combat domestic violence