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Ms D'Auriol had stayed overnight at the clinic after undergoing plastic surgery

If you want to get ahead, get Botox

Boardroom big-hitters tend to look young – prompting ageing rivals to turn to surgery

Cosmetic surgery warning to patients

Cosmetic surgery patients were warned today to check the credentials of people offering procedures carefully or risk suffering at the hands of untrained and unregulated providers.

Christina Patterson: If bigger breasts are the answer, what's the question?

I'm a big fan of plastic surgery. Without it, I think I might feel like a freak. While Voltaire made excellent mileage out of a woman with one buttock, I don't think it would be much fun to be her, or, as I would be without plastic surgery, a woman with just one breast. You could, I suppose, stuff your bra with something round and squashy, but I prefer not to. I prefer to put on a bikini and look relatively normal. I think most of us prefer to look relatively normal.

Jeremy Laurance: Cosmetic surgery - welcome to choice

Performing operations only occasionally is unacceptable practice. Not in cosmetic surgery

Four out of five cosmetic surgery firms 'inadequate'

<b>Jeremy Laurance</b>: Inquiry finds many surgeons have too little training, experience and back-up

Cosmetic surgeons turn scalpels on 'state-sponsored marketing' scheme

An acrimonious dispute has broken out between cosmetic surgeons and the clinics that provide injectable treatments such as Botox over the launch of a scheme designed to identify safe providers and root out rogue practitioners.

Woman reported after dog mauls girl

A woman has been reported to prosecutors after a 10-year-old girl was bitten on the face by a dog, it emerged last night.

Scottish girl mauled in dog attack

A 10-year-old girl was being treated in hospital today after she was bitten by a dog in the second attack of its kind this week.

Schoolgirl savaged by rottweillers

A woman has spoken of the horror moment she saw her 10-year-old granddaughter being mauled by two rottweilers.

War in Afghanistan: Warning or blackmail?

A photograph of an 18-year-old Afghan woman, mutilated by her husband on the orders of a Taliban commander, has shocked America and sparked fierce debate over the conflict

Crooked nose drove Kampusch kidnapper claims his best friend

The Austrian kidnap victim Natascha Kampusch was imprisoned as a child in a cellar for eight years because her abductor wanted an "untouched virgin" to make up for his crooked nose and failures with women, his former best friend has claimed.

Ready To Wear: The 'Fatal' dress acts like plastic surgery &ndash; but without the mess

Interactive fashion – that genre rare for its democracy in a world of diktats – comes in many shapes and forms. For those old enough to remember Bodymap, it might once have entailed buying a skirt that could be worn long or short, a sartorial miracle achieved merely by folding over a super-stretchy waistband more or fewer times. Rocket scientists need not apply.

A farewell to my friend Sebastian, a true Soho eccentric

Horsley, the artist whose best-known work was having himself crucified, was the definition of a star

Tell-All, By Chuck Palahniuk

A movie star's beau has to repeatedly rewrite her grisly death scene as his murderous plans are foiled
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Disney's mega money-making formula: 'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan

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Lobster has gone mainstream with supermarket bargains for £10 or less - but is it any good?

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Easter 2015: 14 best decorations

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Paul Scholes column: Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season

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Britain's mild winters could be numbered: why global warming is leaving UK chillier

Britain's mild winters could be numbered

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Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

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The most borrowed book at Bank of England library? Oh dear

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Child abuse scandal: Did a botched blackmail attempt by South African intelligence help Cyril Smith escape justice?

Did a botched blackmail attempt help Cyril Smith escape justice?

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