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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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A timely reminder of the bloody anniversary we all forgot

A timely reminder of the bloody anniversary we all forgot

Who remembers that this week we enter the 150th anniversary year of the end of the American Civil War, asks Robert Fisk
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Homeless Veterans appeal

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Scarred by the bell

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Why 2014 was a year of technological let-downs

Security breaches and overhyped start-ups dominated a year in which very little changed (save the size of your phone)
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Will revolutionary Cuba take 'bourgeois' golf to its heart?

Fidel Castro ridiculed the game – but now investment in leisure resort projects is welcome
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The Locked Room Mysteries

As a new collection of the genre’s best is published, its editor explains the rules of engagement
Amy Adams on playing painter Margaret Keane in Tim Burton's Big Eyes

How I made myself Keane

Amy Adams hadn’t wanted to take the role of artist Margaret Keane, because she’d had enough of playing victims. But then she had a daughter, and saw the painter in a new light
Ed Richards: Parting view of Ofcom chief. . . we hate jokes on the disabled

Parting view of Ofcom chief... we hate jokes on the disabled

Bad language once got TV viewers irate, inciting calls to broadcasting switchboards. But now there is a worse offender, says retiring head of the media watchdog, Ed Richards
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Ian Herbert: My 10 hopes for sport in 2015

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The West needs more than a White Knight

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