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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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War with Isis: Iraq's government fights to win back Tikrit from militants - but then what?

Baghdad fights to win back Tikrit from Isis – but then what?

Patrick Cockburn reports from Kirkuk on a conflict which sectarianism has made intractable
Living with Alzheimer's: What is it really like to be diagnosed with early-onset dementia?

What is it like to live with Alzheimer's?

Depicting early-onset Alzheimer's, the film 'Still Alice' had a profound effect on Joy Watson, who lives with the illness. She tells Kate Hilpern how she's coped with the diagnosis
The Internet of Things: Meet the British salesman who gave real-world items a virtual life

Setting in motion the Internet of Things

British salesman Kevin Ashton gave real-world items a virtual life
Election 2015: Latest polling reveals Tories and Labour on course to win the same number of seats - with the SNP holding the balance of power

Election 2015: A dead heat between Mr Bean and Dick Dastardly!

Lord Ashcroft reveals latest polling – and which character voters associate with each leader
Audiences queue up for 'true stories told live' as cult competition The Moth goes global

Cult competition The Moth goes global

The non-profit 'slam storytelling' competition was founded in 1997 by the novelist George Dawes Green and has seen Malcolm Gladwell, Salman Rushdie and Molly Ringwald all take their turn at the mic
Pakistani women come out fighting: A hard-hitting play focuses on female Muslim boxers

Pakistani women come out fighting

Hard-hitting new play 'No Guts, No Heart, No Glory' focuses on female Muslim boxers
Leonora Carrington transcended her stolid background to become an avant garde star

Surreal deal: Leonora Carrington

The artist transcended her stolid background to become an avant garde star
LGBT History Month: Pupils discuss topics from Sappho to same-sex marriage

Education: LGBT History Month

Pupils have been discussing topics from Sappho to same-sex marriage
11 best gel eyeliners

Go bold this season: 11 best gel eyeliners

Use an ink pot eyeliner to go bold on the eyes with this season's feline flicked winged liner
Cricket World Cup 2015: Tournament runs riot to make the event more hit than miss...

Cricket World Cup runs riot to make the event more hit than miss...

The tournament has reached its halfway mark and scores of 300 and amazing catches abound. One thing never changes, though – everyone loves beating England
Katarina Johnson-Thompson: Heptathlete ready to jump at first major title

Katarina Johnson-Thompson: Ready to jump at first major title

After her 2014 was ruined by injury, 21-year-old Briton is leading pentathlete going into this week’s European Indoors. Now she intends to turn form into gold
Syrian conflict is the world's first 'climate change war', say scientists, but it won't be the last one

Climate change key in Syrian conflict

And it will trigger more war in future
How I outwitted the Gestapo

How I outwitted the Gestapo

My life as a Jew in wartime Berlin
The nation's favourite animal revealed

The nation's favourite animal revealed

Women like cuddly creatures whilst men like creepy-crawlies
Is this the way to get young people to vote?

Getting young people to vote

From #VOTESELFISH to Bite the Ballot