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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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Germany win the 2014 World Cup in Brazil
Saharan remains may be evidence of the first race war, 13,000 years ago

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Saharan remains may be evidence of oldest large-scale armed conflict
Scientists find early warning system for Alzheimer’s

Scientists find early warning system for Alzheimer’s

Researchers hope eye tests can spot ‘biomarkers’ of the disease
Sex, controversy and schoolgirl schtick

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In pictures: Breathtaking results of this weekend's 'supermoon'

Weekend's 'supermoon' in pictures

The moon appeared bigger and brighter at the weekend
Iraq crisis: How Saudi Arabia helped Isis take over the north of the country

How Saudi Arabia helped Isis take over northern Iraq

A speech by an ex-MI6 boss hints at a plan going back over a decade. In some areas, being Shia is akin to being a Jew in Nazi Germany, says Patrick Cockburn
The evolution of Andy Serkis: First Gollum, then King Kong - now the actor is swinging through the trees in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

The evolution of Andy Serkis

First Gollum, then King Kong - now the actor is swinging through the trees in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
You thought 'Benefits Street' was controversial: Follow-up documentary 'Immigrant Street' has got locals worried

You thought 'Benefits Street' was controversial...

Follow-up documentary 'Immigrant Street' has got locals worried
Refugee children from Central America let down by Washington's high ideals

Refugee children let down by Washington's high ideals

Democrats and Republicans refuse to set aside their differences to cope with the influx of desperate Central Americas, says Rupert Cornwell
Children's books are too white, says Laureate

Children's books are too white, says Laureate

Malorie Blackman appeals for a better ethnic mix of authors and characters and the illustrator Quentin Blake comes to the rescue
Blackest is the new black: Scientists have developed a material so dark that you can't see it...

Blackest is the new black

Scientists have developed a material so dark that you can't see it...
Matthew Barzun: America's diplomatic dude

Matthew Barzun: America's diplomatic dude

The US Ambassador to London holds 'jeans and beer' gigs at his official residence – it's all part of the job, he tells Chris Green
Meet the Quantified Selfers: From heart rates to happiness, there is little this fast-growing, self-tracking community won't monitor

Meet the 'Quantified Selfers'

From heart rates to happiness, there is little this fast-growing, self-tracking community won't monitor
Madani Younis: Five-star reviews are just the opening act for British theatre's first non-white artistic director

Five-star reviews are just the opening act for British theatre's first non-white artistic director

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Mrs Brown and her boys: are they having a laugh?

Mrs Brown and her boys: are they having a laugh?

When it comes to national stereotyping, the Irish – among others – know it can pay to play up to outsiders' expectations, says DJ Taylor