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Charlotte Church: 'Why did I settle the case? Because I found out

Charlotte Church yesterday accepted £600,000 from News International to bring her phone-hacking case to a close. She tells James Cusick how her treatment at the hands of Rupert Murdoch's team alienated her friends, brought her career to a standstill – and drove her mother close to suicide

Retro delights: Flares

Flares have been in fashion for nearly 40 years. Susannah Frankel explains their consistent appeal