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White is For Witching by Helen Oyeyemi

Helen Oyeyemi was just 21 when her first novel, The Icarus Girl, established her as one of the most distinctive voices of the year.

Woman froze to death by London pond

A young woman recovering from anorexia froze to death next to an iced-over pond after suffering hypothermia, an inquest heard yesterday.

Woman found dead by Kensington Gardens pond suffered hypothermia

A young woman recovering from anorexia froze to death next to an iced-over pond after suffering hypothermia, an inquest heard today.

Comment: "You can have cutting-edge techniques, but without nurses hospitals would not function"

Being a nurse is a great privilege. Nurses have always been able to help those who are sick or distressed, and giving care is rewarding in itself.

Recent years have seen huge technological advances in drugs, surgical procedures and ways of managing conditions - and people can expect to live longer than ever before.

Halliwell hails Williams over her bulimia battle

Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell broke down on television as she described how Robbie Williams rescued her from an eating disorder.

Claire Beale On Advertising: It's time to go easy on the airbrush

I was having lunch with a creative director who makes ads starring what you might respectfully call a mature actress. "So how much touching up do you do?" I asked, and it occurred to neither of us that the question might have any meaning other than a digital one.

Airbrush warnings could help fight anorexia

A leading mental health body yesterday called for warning symbols to accompany airbrushed pictures of models and celebrities to help combat eating disorders.

Why autism is different for girls

We may think it only affects boys. But the female variant is often much harder to spot – and that means thousands of girls may be going undiagnosed. Jeremy Laurance reports

28% of women over 35 'never have sex'

More than one in four British women aged 35 and over "never" have sex, a poll revealed today.

Sex addiction sells – for the drug industry

Latest psychiatrist's bible is criticised for pathologising people's everyday habits

Thriving 'Diva' reflects the growth of the lesbian scene

Jane Czyzselska tells Rachel Shields that her magazine is also attracting straight women

Letters: Eating disorders

Dangers of delay in treating eating disorders

Richard Ingrams’s Week: Confusing musings from Carey the columnist

Are we still a Christian country? The question was raised by an article in The Times this week by the former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey who along with the likes of David Blunkett is worried by the influx of Muslims but doesn't feel quite able to say so in so many words.

Jo Swinson: Beauty and the economic beast

We must change our ideas about women's looks - starting with airbrushing

Leading article: Bad taste

"I Think women are really good at multi- tasking", says Kate Moss in an interview with the fashion news website WWD. Very true. But, sadly, Ms Moss does not seem to have mastered the art herself. For later in the same interview she manages to use her mouth, but not her brain.

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