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Former X Factor panelist Dannii Minogue is returning to British TV screens as a judge on Britain And Ireland's Next Top Model.

Letter to a Past-It Girl

One minute you're It, the next you're in rehab. And that can be tough on a girl's sense of wellbeing.

Why Are They Famous: Elizabeth Hurley

Main claim

Monitor: `Notting Hill' premiere

Views on the sartorial choices of the actresses Liz Hurley and Julia Roberts

Dando Shooting: Faked images of Dando abound on the Net

JILL DANDO was not only a regular visual visitor to millions of homes around the country, she was on-call day and night at the mere touch of a button.

The evidence: The hair colourist's office

Jo Hansford has a salon in Mayfair and her own range of hair-colouring products. Clients include, Kate Winslet, Melanie Griffith and Elizabeth Hurley

Digital and Satalitte: Pick of the Day

MIKE MYERS was once a humble TV presenter. Now he is the creator of such mega-hit comedies as Austin Powers: Internat-ional Man of Mystery (8pm Sky Premier, right), a spoof of 1960s spy capers. The premise of this satellite premiere is that secret agent Powers has been frozen in time. When he is reanimated in the present day, he is still saddled with his outmoded Sixties attitudes. Elizabeth Hurley provides sparky support as his sidekick.

Heirs in Trouble

The 7th Marquess of Bristol, John Hervey (right), 44, died last month after a history of drug use. His family said he suffered from "chronic abuse". He was 16 when he inherited pounds 1m - two years later he inherited a further pounds 4m.

Interview: Life's a Sunset Beach

She was going to be the next Elizabeth Taylor. These days Lesley- Anne Down takes work where she finds it - right now, it's in the best daytime soap opera since `Crossroads'

Fashion: Amazing drapes

Her clothes were before their time - and timeless. John Windsor on Madame Gres, born in 1903 and one of the century's greatest designers

So very happy for you both

Your wedding's supposed to be the best day of your life. So why do friends and family behave so badly, asks Hester Lacey

After a year of gaffes, Hague celebrates with a day in bed

Hague, a year on: in an age of soundbites and snapshots, the Leader of Her Majesty's Opposition didn't quite get it right

Done with a flick of the writs

No gentlemanly fencing for Keith Schilling. Make way for the media lawyer at the sharp end.

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

Style police: Golden brown, texture like sun

Forget all that rubbish about 'pale and interesting'. The latest look is mahogany, so grab your suntan oil, slurp a cocktail and go find that tan

If Liz Hurley loves them, they must be OK

DID YOU miss Hedgehog Awareness Week earlier this month? Me too, I'm afraid. Another year has gone, and again it has passed me by.
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Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
Growing mussels: Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project

Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project
Diana Krall: The jazz singer on being friends with Elton John, outer space and skiing in Dubai

Diana Krall interview

The jazz singer on being friends with Elton John, outer space and skiing in Dubai
Pinstriped for action: A glimpse of what the very rich man will be wearing this winter

Pinstriped for action

A glimpse of what the very rich man will be wearing this winter
Russell T Davies & Ben Cook: 'Our friendship flourished online. You can share some very revelatory moments at four in the morning…'

Russell T Davies & Ben Cook: How we met

'Our friendship flourished online. You can share some very revelatory moments at four in the morning…'
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef serves up his favourite Japanese dishes

Bill Granger's Japanese recipes

Stock up on mirin, soy and miso and you have the makings of everyday Japanese cuisine
Michael Calvin: How we need more Eric Cantonas to knock some sense into us

Michael Calvin's Last Word

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