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In interviews published today, Trierweiler says she “fell from a skyscraper” when she learned that Hollande was having an affair with an actress

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He's a star of stage, TV and gossip columns. Now, Matthew Macfadyen aims to conquer the film world

Love, marriage and Shakespearean tragedies are wasted on the young

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Elated? Depressed? Obsessed? You may be suffering lovesickness

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Elated? Depressed? Obsessed? You may be suffering lovesickness

Falling in love used to be fun. Now doctors are warning that the throes of passion should be seen as a potentially fatal medical disorder.

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A self-serving slice of greatness

A good way of keeping abreast of nostalgia

The other day, I was idly looking at a pretty girl in the street, and equally idly reflecting how much of my life I must have wasted bumping into things while looking at pretty girls in the street, and I suddenly remembered the character in one of Peter de Vries' novels who actually invented a cure for looking at pretty girls in the street.

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Spanx launches range of jeans

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