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Drinks giant announced plans to cut costs by £200m as Chinese sales decline

Mixed-race models ignored by British fashion industry

They are under-represented on the catwalk – so they are holding their own glamorous contest

Lewis Hamilton: I’m still young and making mistakes

Ever since he entered Formula One in 2007, he has been at the centre of controversy in the racing world. Laura Davis discusses safe-driving and the championship with the young star

X Factor bosses consider showing axed contestant's footage

TV bosses will decide today whether to show axed X factor contestant Shirlena's last performance after she was dropped because of concerns over her mental health.

Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell clash as X Factor returns

Sparks fly between X Factor judges Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell when he brands her a "brat" in the new series which starts tomorrow.

Geri Halliwell fills in as X Factor returns

The X Factor is back with its trademark mixture of the tone-deaf and the genuinely talented.

Cheryl Cole out of intensive care

Cheryl Cole left intensive care today and has been transferred to a private clinic.

Dannii Minogue 'thrilled' with baby boy

Dannii Minogue has given birth to a baby boy, her spokesman confirmed today.

Cheryl Cole 'had emergency treatment' for Malaria

Cheryl Cole spent two hours in intensive care after being diagnosed with the deadly disease malaria, it was reported today.

Hamilton has no intention of going off rails

Lewis Hamilton has no intention of going off the rails now he no longer has by his side two dominant characters who have ruled his life.

Lewis Hamilton and Pussycat Doll split

Formula One star Lewis Hamilton and Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger have split after two years, it was announced today.

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: 'The blending of cultures in the arts is not always a recipe for success'

From 'Slumdog Millionaire' to a Bollywood 'Wuthering Heights' on stage and tabla concerts at Stonehenge, there's a profusion of fusion across the arts at the moment.

Hamilton is champion... on the final corner: 'I'm thrilled. It's been a long journey'

Fans of Lewis Hamilton were celebrating last night after a dramatic day of twists and turns that saw him become the youngest world Formula One champion.

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Homeless Veterans Christmas Appeal: ‘We give them hope. They come to us when no one else can help’

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Should doctors and patients learn to plan humane, happier endings rather than trying to prolong life?

Is it always right to try to prolong life?

Most of us would prefer to die in our own beds, with our families beside us. But, as a GP, Margaret McCartney sees too many end their days in a medicalised battle
Thomas Cook's outgoing boss Harriet Green got by on four hours sleep a night - is that what it takes for women to get to the top?

What does it take for women to get to the top?

Thomas Cook's outgoing boss Harriet Green got by on four hours sleep a night and told women they had to do more if they wanted to get on
Christmas jumper craze: Inside the UK factory behind this year's multicultural must-have

Knitting pretty: British Christmas Jumpers

Simmy Richman visits Jack Masters, the company behind this year's multicultural must-have
French chefs have launched a campaign to end violence in kitchens - should British restaurants follow suit?

French chefs campaign against bullying

A group of top chefs signed a manifesto against violence in kitchens following the sacking of a chef at a Paris restaurant for scalding his kitchen assistant with a white-hot spoon
Radio 4 to broadcast 10-hour War and Peace on New Year's Day as Controller warns of cuts

Just what you need on a New Year hangover...

Radio 4 to broadcast 10-hour adaptation of War and Peace on first day of 2015
Cuba set to stage its first US musical in 50 years

Cuba to stage first US musical in 50 years

Claire Allfree finds out if the new production of Rent will hit the right note in Havana
Christmas 2014: 10 best educational toys

Learn and play: 10 best educational toys

Of course you want them to have fun, but even better if they can learn at the same time
Paul Scholes column: I like Brendan Rodgers as a manager but Liverpool seem to be going backwards not forwards this season

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I like Brendan Rodgers as a manager but Liverpool seem to be going backwards not forwards this season
Lewis Moody column: Stuart Lancaster has made all the right calls – now England must deliver

Lewis Moody: Lancaster has made all the right calls – now England must deliver

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Cameron, Miliband and Clegg join forces for Homeless Veterans campaign

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Millionaire Sol Campbell wades into wealthy backlash against Labour's mansion tax

Sol Campbell cries foul at Labour's mansion tax

The former England defender joins Myleene Klass, Griff Rhys Jones and Melvyn Bragg in criticising proposals
Nicolas Sarkozy returns: The ex-President is preparing to fight for the leadership of France's main opposition party – but will he win big enough?

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The ex-President is preparing to fight for the leadership of France's main opposition party – but will he win big enough?
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Is the criticism of Miliband anti-Semitic?

Attacks on the Labour leader have coalesced around a sense that he is different, weird, a man apart. But is the criticism more sinister?
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Ouija boards are the must-have festive gift

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