Secretarial: The temp - Beware: Dirty Boss at work

FORTUNATELY, ONE doesn't come across that many sex-pest bosses these days, even as a temp, but when you do, it doesn't help that you belong to the itinerant workforce. Dirty Boss, you see, is more interested in the power kick than a sexual thrill. So putting him in charge of someone who has no track record with the company and no employment rights is like putting a bull in a pen with a toddler dressed in a red romper suit. I've heard tales from other temps about the gropes behind the filing cabinet, the wandering eyes, the petty threats, but this is, amazingly, the first time I've encountered it in the flesh.

Rover borrows from past to launch model that holds key to its future: Was It Worth The Wait?

This review appeared in February in `Your Money'

Rehab notes: Ben Willow

Diana's arrival on Tuesday caused something of a stir. Her chauffeur- driven car, pounds 20,000 worth of jewellery, personal secretary and media followers were merely the trappings of a fuel-injected personality, the fuel being cocaine.

Born to run and run

Bruce Springsteen is rock'n'roll made flesh. On stage, no one else even comes close. And without him, David Thomas's life would have been very different

Finance: Take your pick: Darren, Trevor or Mikey

FUNNY HOW foreign exchange traders are always the same wherever you go. The first time I wandered down to the other end of the trading- room here, I thought I'd accidentally stepped through a gap in the space- time continuum and found myself back in the old gaff.

Exhibitions: The Hitchcock that fell to earth

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Fashion: On the street - Ladies' night

The girls enjoying a night out at London's Stringfellows like to keep abreast of fashion, as Melanie Rickey found out

Racing: Quality field for run of the Mill

IT IS time for the Hennessy and the great images of the National Hunt season: early-morning frost on top of the fences, warmth provided by braziers and hipflasks in the public areas and courageous men and beasts on the racecourse.

New scams for old

However wise to their tricks the public get, the conmen just get smarter. In the latest sting the lure is now the thrill of breaking the law.

Property: Look behind the perfect style and check out the substance

You can't judge a book by looking at its cover - and the same applies to property. By Penny Jackson

Interview: The Swede who's Boss of the male model army

He's one of the highest paid men in modelling, and Alex Lundqvist spends his cash on phoning home. Bless, says Hero Brown

Boardroom shake-up at Branson's Victory

VICTORY Corporation, Richard Branson's publicly-quoted clothing and cosmetics company, halved in value yesterday after warning of sharply higher losses and unveiling a boardroom shake-up.

The novel thing about Canada

I SOMETIMES think Canadians are unduly sensitive to the fact that nobody beyond their country's shores seems to pay them a great deal of attention. "Why do newspapers never write about Canada?" a letter-writer to the Guardian wrote recently. "Is it because we're so boring?"

The fashion victims of football

What should a boy wear for the Cup Final? Not Hugo Boss, for sure.
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Wife of President Robert Mugabe appears to have her sights set on succeeding her husband
The model of a gadget launch: Cultivate an atmosphere of mystery and excitement to sell stuff people didn't realise they needed

The model for a gadget launch

Cultivate an atmosphere of mystery and excitement to sell stuff people didn't realise they needed
Alice Roberts: She's done pretty well, for a boffin without a beard

She's done pretty well, for a boffin without a beard

Alice Roberts talks about her new book on evolution - and why her early TV work drew flak from (mostly male) colleagues
Get well soon, Joan Rivers - an inspiration, whether she likes it or not

Get well soon, Joan Rivers

She is awful. But she's also wonderful, not in spite of but because of the fact she's forever saying appalling things, argues Ellen E Jones
Doctor Who Into the Dalek review: A classic sci-fi adventure with all the spectacle of a blockbuster

A fresh take on an old foe

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Fashion walks away from the celebrity runway show

Fashion walks away from the celebrity runway show

As the collections start, fashion editor Alexander Fury finds video and the internet are proving more attractive
Meet the stars of TV's Wolf Hall... and it's not the cast of the Tudor trilogy

Meet the stars of TV's Wolf Hall...

... and it's not the cast of the Tudor trilogy
Weekend at the Asylum: Europe's biggest steampunk convention heads to Lincoln

Europe's biggest steampunk convention

Jake Wallis Simons discovers how Victorian ray guns and the martial art of biscuit dunking are precisely what the 21st century needs
Don't swallow the tripe – a user's guide to weasel words

Don't swallow the tripe – a user's guide to weasel words

Lying is dangerous and unnecessary. A new book explains the strategies needed to avoid it. John Rentoul on the art of 'uncommunication'
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Daddy, who was Richard Attenborough?

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Kacey Musgraves: Nashville's hottest new star

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Soldier-poet Brian Turner on his new memoir

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Villa were not surprised that Vlaar was a World Cup star

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Bill Granger's simple Italian salads

Our chef presents his own version of Italian dishes, taking in the flavours and produce that inspired him while he was in the country
The Last Word: Tumbleweed through deserted stands and suites at Wembley

The Last Word: Tumbleweed through deserted stands and suites at Wembley

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