Quality newspapers are normally quite boring. Not monumentally boring, just a bit dull and worthy. If they were a colour, they would be brown.
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Monday 19 March 2012
Guest contributors include John Bishop, Jimmy Carr, Rob Brydon and more…
Friday 28 October 2011
A cultural conflict between Britain and Australia sparked by the attempted sale of a sacred Aboriginal artefact in Kent looks set to be reignited.
Wednesday 15 June 2011
Saturday 12 February 2011
Velazquez’s tautly muscular Rokeby Venus and Ingres’s fulsome Grande Odalisque are exaggerated, hyper-real and not even remotely natural
Monday 13 December 2010
The big story for the forthcoming season may be the wearing of full-on colour – blocked, printed, tone-on-tone, whatever – but only a few dipped their toes into that particular water at last week's British Fashion Awards.
Tuesday 23 November 2010
Wednesday 27 October 2010
Dutch supermodel Lara Stone has won "significant" damages from French Playboy after the magazine published unauthorised naked photographs of her, lawyers said yesterday.
Sunday 19 September 2010
Oscar Wilde once said "a fashion is merely a form of ugliness so unbearable that we are compelled to alter it every six months".
Wednesday 28 July 2010
Supermodel Lara Stone today announced she is taking legal action after alleging that unauthorised photographs appeared in French Playboy.
Carola Long: 'If you haven’t the time or the inclination to get slimmer, the last resort is the optical illusion of fake tan'
Saturday 17 July 2010
Deep down, most of us know that miracle beauty products are the adult version of believing in the tooth fairy. However, come high summer, with photos of toned celebs frolicking on Caribbean beaches seeping into the collective subconscious, I'd probably be willing to buy a body cream made out of jellyfish venom if I read that Cindy Crawford swore by it.
Friday 04 June 2010
Monday 24 May 2010
Thursday 20 May 2010
There is a photograph of me aged six, posing as if for a Kodachrome ad, in a field of sunflowers. I don't know if that picture records the precise moment my passion began, but I look pretty happy to be standing in a crowd of giant, gaudy yellow flowers. Three decades later, I still can't suppress the joy when pressing my face into a pillowy rose or hedgehog-shaped chrysanthemum. One of my most pleasurable afternoons as a journalist was spent witnessing the petal-harvest at Chanel's private jasmine fields in Grasse in Provence, the tiny white buds fogging the warm air with perfume. I am a flower addict. And at this time of year, I shop for them in the same way other people shop for shoes.
Saturday 20 February 2010
Sunday 24 January 2010
In defence of liberal democracy
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
Andy McSmith's Sketch: Feisty audience is the real star of an enlightening show
- 2 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to join show
- 3 General Election 2015: 14-year-old boy asks Nick Clegg – 'can you kill Katie Hopkins?'
- 4 University student in court for allegedly covering housemates' food in window cleaner and spit