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This definition of anti-Semitism has been too stretched for too long

What credit crisis? Super-rich can still spare £25m for charity

The global credit crunch may be forcing ordinary families to tighten their belts but philanthropy among Britain's super-rich, it seems, is in rude health.

Hold on to your watches, gentlemen, as more women are opting to wear large, chunky men's models

For the trend-conscious woman, the face has to be right and size matters. As men's watches grow larger and flashier, women are abandoning feminine timepieces in favour of oversized blokes' models.

Fighting Aids: Raped, pregnant, infected with HIV – and happy to help

Jemima Khan meets a remarkable health campaigner

Retro delights: The Joy of Sex

The Joy of Sex brought hairy, naked people into homes around the country. Catherine Townsend muses on its unselfconscious attitude and celebration of pubic hair

Jemima Khan in Islamabad: The politics of paranoia

After the killing of Benazir Bhutto and two deadly suicide attacks at the weekend, today's elections in Pakistan will take place in an atmosphere of fear and repression. Jemima Khan reports from Islamabad

Lesley Lokko: 'Don't ask me about 'black culture', I don't know what it is'

Danuta Kean meets the author and architect who is a product of Scotland, Ghana and English boarding school

Cooper Brown: He's Out There

'I push past the elf. Suddenly I'm in this tacky cave where the bearded one is sitting on his plastic throne'

The Brontë Project By Jennifer Vandever

Reading too much fiction can seriously damage your love life. Like her heroine, Charlotte Brontë, Sara Frost is 28 when she first experiences a broken heart. Her crisis begins when fiancé, Paul, dumps her to take up a fellowship in Paris. Sara is left in a bruised heap.

(and how to holiday like a Prime Minister)

Clansmen come to Jemima Khan's aid

Fashion is not a conspiracy, and we're no dupes

`This is a world where women of all sizes and shapes and ages play together - and laugh as they do it'

Why Jemima Khan can't win

Her marriage to Imran Khan was the wedding of the year, but she has been reviled ever since. Now she is returning to Pakistan to face smuggling charges, but will she ever be seen as anything but a wicked Jewess?

CAPTAIN MOONLIGHT: Beware brown shoes on the boulevard

BONJOUR, mes cheres! Pretty racy greeting, yes, but in keeping with my theme for today, which is, yes, the Love Rat! A lot of them around, at present, I've just noticed. James Hewitt, for example, you know, and that chap, whatever his name was, the one who behaved so badly to lovely Tara Tara Tara Palmer-Tomkinson. Now, the Captain has seen a fair few boulevards, matinees and thes dansants in his time, so I thought I would pass on my Nine Surefire Ways To Spot A Love Rat. 1) Wears brown shoes in town. 2) Given to remarking "I say!" in a particular way when an attractive lady enters the room. 3) Favours a thin moustache. 4) Hair shows obvious signs of over-familiarity with the comb. 5) If he can do both the fox trot and the frug, watch out! 6) Drives car shaped like a penis. 7) Mutters "Testing, testing" to himself and asks you to talk into his bowtie. 8) Calls himself "Captain", or some such. 9) Does not display stunning black and silver enamel effect Moonlight Badge on lapel. Next!

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