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Scooter Braun (pictured left), the man credited with discovering the 19-year-old, says that Bieber gets “so angry” about the negative publicity

Can the lad turn into a gent?

James Brown, the creator of `Loaded', is struggling to repeat his success at the classier `GQ' magazine, says Paul McCann

Have you got the balls for women's work?

The world of magazines may be fabulous, but says Richard Cook `AbFab' it ain't

The ever-elusive nature of Gerry Adams

It's 11 December 1997, and I'm standing in Downing Street waiting for Gerry Adams to arrive. It's early afternoon. Hundreds of the world's press are around me. Photographers are hanging off aluminium stepladders where they have been perched since early morning. There is a strange tension in the air; everyone is both excited and nervous.

Interview: Welcome to the glossy world of a chap always in vogue

DEBORAH ROSS TALKS TO NICHOLAS COLERIDGE

Oasis man to settle down

Liam Gallagher, the Oasis singer, wants to settle down with wife Patsy and have children.

Why you'd choose to be a woman - 100 good reasons

Debbie Barham is full of reasons to be cheerful about being female. Incidentally, the men's magazine `GQ' celebrated its 100th issue this month by listing `100 Reasons Why It's Great To Be a Bloke'. Sad reading by comparison.

JAMES BROWN, THE LATEST EDITION

The bad-boy creator of 'Loaded' has quit to edit upmarket 'GQ'. Not everyone was sad to see him go. Tim Hulse talked to the rising star and some who feared the fierceness of its heat

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It's a man's, man's, man's, man's world

BOOK OF THE WEEK; More than a Game: GQ on Sport (Orion, pounds 18.99)

Men's magazines: who reads 'em?

It's a publishing sensation: the men's magazine market has taken off like a rocket. So, how come you never see anyone actually, you know, reading one? Matthew Sweet investigates

New twist in Tiger's tale as idol turns spoiled brat

From messianic role model to money-grubbing motormouth in two short months. As John Carlin reports, the US media have declared open season on golfing wonderboy Tiger Woods

CV; PETER HOWARTH Editor, 'Esquire'

'WHEN MY SON WAS BORN, I REMEMBER THINKING IF I COULD LIVE THROUGH THAT EXPERIENCE, THEN BEING EDITOR OF "ARENA" WOULD NOT BE THAT DIFFICULT...'

In Vogue with Alexandra Shulman

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WHAT WOMEN REALLY REALLY WANT

The people who brought us `The Face' and `Arena' in the Eighties have a new project: a ground-breaking magazine for women. It's going to be different, they say. But how exactly?
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Isis in Syria: A general reveals the lack of communication with the US - and his country's awkward relationship with their allies-by-default

A Syrian general speaks

A senior officer of Bashar al-Assad’s regime talks to Robert Fisk about his army’s brutal struggle with Isis, in a dirty war whose challenges include widespread atrocities
‘A bit of a shock...’ Cambridge economist with Glasgow roots becomes Zambia’s acting President

‘A bit of a shock...’ Economist with Glasgow roots becomes Zambia’s acting President

Guy Scott's predecessor, Michael Sata, died in a London hospital this week after a lengthy illness
Fall of the Berlin Wall: History catches up with Erich Honecker - the East German leader who praised the Iron Curtain and claimed it prevented a Third World War

Fall of the Berlin Wall

History catches up with Erich Honecker - the East German leader who praised the Iron Curtain and claimed it prevented a Third World War
How to turn your mobile phone into easy money

Turn your mobile phone into easy money

There are 90 million unused mobiles in the UK, which would be worth £7bn if we cashed them in, says David Crookes
Independent writers remember their Saturday jobs:

Independent writers remember their Saturday jobs

"I have never regarded anything I have done in "the media" as a proper job"
Lyricist Richard Thomas shares his 11-step recipe for creating a hit West End musical

11-step recipe for creating a West End hit

Richard Thomas, the lyricist behind the Jerry Springer and Anna Nicole Smith operas, explains how Bob Dylan, 'Breaking Bad' and even Noam Chomsky inspired his songbook for the new musical 'Made in Dagenham'
Tonke Dragt's The Letter for the King has finally been translated into English ... 50 years on

Buried treasure: The Letter for the King

The coming-of-age tale about a boy and his mission to save a mythical kingdom has sold a million copies since it was written by an eccentric Dutchwoman in 1962. Yet until last year, no one had read it in English
Can instilling a sense of entrepreneurship in pupils have a positive effect on their learning?

The school that means business

Richard Garner heads to Lancashire, where developing the 'dragons' of the future is also helping one community academy to achieve its educational goals
10 best tablets

The world in your pocket: 10 best tablets

They’re thin, they’re light, you can use them for work on the move or keeping entertained
Lutz Pfannenstiel: The goalkeeper who gave up Bayern Munich for the Crazy Gang, Bradford and a whirlwind trawl across continents

Lutz Pfannenstiel interview

The goalkeeper who gave up Bayern Munich for the Crazy Gang, Bradford and a whirlwind trawl across continents
Pete Jenson: Popular Jürgen Klopp can reignite Borussia Dortmund’s season with visit to Bayern Munich

Pete Jenson's a Different League

Popular Klopp can reignite Dortmund’s season with visit to Bayern
John Cantlie video proves that Isis expects victory in Kobani

Cantlie video proves that Isis expects victory in Kobani

The use of the British hostage demonstrates once again the militants' skill and originality in conducting a propaganda war, says Patrick Cockburn
The killer instinct: The man who helps students spot potential murderers

The killer instinct

Phil Chalmers travels the US warning students how to spot possible future murderers, but can his contentious methods really stop the bloodshed?
Clothing the gap: A new exhibition celebrates women who stood apart from the fashion herd

Clothing the gap

A new exhibition celebrates women who stood apart from the fashion herd
Fall of the Berlin Wall: Goodbye to all that - the lost world beyond the Iron Curtain

The Fall of the Berlin Wall

Goodbye to all that - the lost world beyond the Iron Curtain