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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.

Jenny Eclair: the first blonde in space

And the 1995 Perrier Award for Comedy goes to... a woman?

Women's violent crimes increasing

JASON BENNETTO

IN BRIEF: Hurley talks tough

Hurley talks tough

Spirit in the Sky

Spirit in the Sky

Birt condemns BBC's Hugh Grant coverage

John Birt, the director-general of the BBC, will tomorrowround on the corporation's recent news coverage of Hugh Grant and Liz Hurley, saying there was too much and it went too far.

'I did a bad thing and there you have it'

The shaming of Hugh Grant: Actor returns to the limelight with a winning performance on US chat show

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

Hugh Grant is not the only person to have gone 'completely insane' recently; in seven days that shook the world of quality newspapers, the nation's broadsheet editors fell victim to advanced tabloiditis

Pardon? Sorry, not granted yet, Hugh

THE public reconciliation that all of Britain seems to have been waiting for failed to occur yesterday, and Hugh Grant, once the archetype of the elegant young English actor, and Elizabeth Hurley, once enthusiastically his girlfriend, went their separate ways.

PROFILE: Brave face of a cosmetic image scandal

The Estee Lauder woman has true class. But what happens when real life intrudes, asks Susan Irvine

Press Hurley-burly as Hugh meets Liz

GLENDA COOPER

Prostitute delivers a blow to Hugh Grant's image

EDWARD HELMORE

Men - they just can't help it

Another View

A smack in the face for Liz

Cinema

Two's company, but three's an interview

As the flatmate of Julie Burchill's new girlfriend, Decca Aitkenhead was astonished to find herself at the epicentre of a media earthquake

Truly, madly, badly

Mad Dogs and Englishmen is as bad as Roman Polanski's Bitter Moon. Almost. By Adam Mars-Jones
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The saffron censorship that governs India: Why national pride and religious sentiment trump freedom of expression

The saffron censorship that governs India

Zareer Masani reveals why national pride and religious sentiment trump freedom of expression
Prince Charles' 'black spider' letters to be published 'within weeks'

Prince Charles' 'black spider' letters to be published 'within weeks'

Supreme Court rules Dominic Grieve's ministerial veto was invalid
Distressed Zayn Malik fans are cutting themselves - how did fandom get so dark?

How did fandom get so dark?

Grief over Zayn Malik's exit from One Direction seemed amusing until stories of mass 'cutting' emerged. Experts tell Gillian Orr the distress is real, and the girls need support
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The cosmic collisions that have shed light on unseen parallel Universe

Dark matter study gives scientists insight into mystery of space
The Swedes are adding a gender-neutral pronoun to their dictionary

Swedes introduce gender-neutral pronoun

Why, asks Simon Usborne, must English still struggle awkwardly with the likes of 's/he' and 'they'?
Disney's mega money-making formula: 'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan

Disney's mega money-making formula

'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan
Lobster has gone mainstream with supermarket bargains for £10 or less - but is it any good?

Lobster has gone mainstream

Anthea Gerrie, raised on meaty specimens from the waters around Maine, reveals how to cook up an affordable feast
Easter 2015: 14 best decorations

14 best Easter decorations

Get into the Easter spirit with our pick of accessories, ornaments and tableware
Paul Scholes column: Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season

Paul Scholes column

Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season
Inside the Kansas greenhouses where Monsanto is 'playing God' with the future of the planet

The future of GM

The greenhouses where Monsanto 'plays God' with the future of the planet
Britain's mild winters could be numbered: why global warming is leaving UK chillier

Britain's mild winters could be numbered

Gulf Stream is slowing down faster than ever, scientists say
Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

Donation brings total raised by Homeless Veterans campaign to at least £1.25m
Oh dear, the most borrowed book at Bank of England library doesn't inspire confidence

The most borrowed book at Bank of England library? Oh dear

The book's fifth edition is used for Edexcel exams
Cowslips vs honeysuckle: The hunt for the UK’s favourite wildflower

Cowslips vs honeysuckle

It's the hunt for UK’s favourite wildflower
Child abuse scandal: Did a botched blackmail attempt by South African intelligence help Cyril Smith escape justice?

Did a botched blackmail attempt help Cyril Smith escape justice?

A fresh twist reveals the Liberal MP was targeted by the notorious South African intelligence agency Boss