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Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards will teach the celebrities to conquer the ski jump

The godmother of feminism, warts and all

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Letter: `Insensitive' boys could be right

`Insensitive' boys could be right

Scooped! The first page 3 girl dressed

The Independent scoops the Daily Star and the Sun today by becoming the first British newspaper to print pictures of a page three girl suitably attired for a winter afternoon in London, writes Rob Brown.

Sunset looms as Page Three marks 25 years

Pornography debate: Tabloid institution celebrates anniversary as opponents hope changing times will bring its demise anachronism opponents scent victory with its impending demise

In Thing: Lee 101z jeans

Anyone who wears denim knows a kind of love affair exists between them and their jeans. They know which brand, label, style and size looks best, where to shop, and how long it takes to wear a pair thin. Once the ideal pair has been found, denim lovers remain forever faithful to their chosen brand. But Lee has been prizing confirmed Wrangler and Levi wearers away from their treasured denims and are now the undisputed No 2 jeans worldwide. Most stylish of their range is their very special 101z. Favourites of Marilyn Monroe and Japanese denim freaks, they're made from crispy new 'ring/ring denim and have racy yellow stitching, copper rivets, the original style U-shaped crotch and a tapered bootleg cut. They're not a new design. In fact, the 101z are the world's first zip-fly jeans and were designed in 1926. The company simply dusted off the blueprint and relaunched. Retailing at a hefty pounds 69.50, these handsome strides are being bought by London's urban cowboys and girls.

Obituary: Abner 'Abby' Greshler

Abner 'Abby' Greshler, talent agent, died 30 December, aged 83. President of Diamond Artists talent agency for 35 years, he represented Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis as well as Al Jolson, Danny Kaye, Benny Goodman, Eddie Cantor, David Janssen, Jack Klugman, Vince Edwards, Marcel Marceau, Eva Marie Saint, the Monkees, Jayne Mansfield and Milton Berle.
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Eugene de Kock: Apartheid’s sadistic killer that his country cannot forgive

Apartheid’s sadistic killer that his country cannot forgive

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Welsh hurdler was World, European and Commonwealth champion, but then the injuries crept in
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Best comedians: How the professionals go about their funny business, from Sarah Millican to Marcus Brigstocke

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The Guest List 2014: Forget the Man Booker longlist, Literary Editor Katy Guest offers her alternative picks

The Guest List 2014

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Jokes on Hollywood

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It's the best of British art... but not all is on display

It's the best of British art... but not all is on display

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Critic claims 'I was the inspiration for Blanche DuBois'

Blanche Marvin reveals how Tennessee Williams used her name and an off-the-cuff remark to create an iconic character
Sometimes it's hard to be a literary novelist

Sometimes it's hard to be a literary novelist

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Edinburgh Fringe 2014: The comedy highlights, from Bridget Christie to Jack Dee

Edinburgh Fringe 2014

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Dame Jenny Abramsky: 'We have to rethink. If not, museums and parks will close'

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