Like many men, I am a lazy, good-for-nothing, selfish, forgetful, patronising, sex-obsessed bastard who drinks too much. Or so my wife points out. It's strange that I have ended up like this. I tried not to. I really did.

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New law chief sorry for 'feminist' jibe

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Hopelessly devoted to men

VAMPS AND TRAMPS by Camille Paglia, Viking £17

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Think before you party

Christmas is an expensive time for employers, as theCity law firm Nabarro Nathanson knows only too well. It was at one of the firm's Christmas parties that Donna Van Den Berghen, a secretary, claimed her boss had touched her breasts and given her a bear-hug. The party apparently degenerated into a "bunfight" in which, said Ms Van Den Berghen, her boss proceeded to consume a seven-inch chocolate penis covered with cream.

Woman storms Citadel

CHARLESTON - A military academy was ordered yesterday to admit the first woman into its cadet ranks. Judge Weston Houck's decision would admit Shannon Faulkner, 19, to The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, where women have previously only been allowed to attend classes as visiting students. Ms Faulkner had filed a sex discrimination suit against The Citadel, which had accepted her application, mistaking her for a male student and then rejected her when discovering the error. AFP

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