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It's enjoyable, and its intentions are beautiful, but if the show wants to depict the reality of life as a gay person in today's world, it is far off the mark

'Eve' plots to tempt readers and turn 'Red' green

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For £12,000, take the 'Sex and the City' tour of Manhattan

In the 10 years since its debut, Sex and the City has spawned countless girls-night-out discussions about how to capture the glamorous lifestyle of Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda. In New York it has even spawned an industry of tie-in tourist activities – but nothing like this.

Age before beauty

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Money, sex, power and self-delusion

I Work For...: Priyesh Shah Is Assistant To Top Shoe Designer Manolo Blahnik: Meet Manolo's foot soldier

Now that the word "Manolos" has become a generic term for a certain type of high-heeled shoe, all of my suburban friends finally understand why I am working for Mr Blahnik.

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IT WAS, in most eyes, an old-fashioned mugging on Seventh Avenue. After 12 rounds of boxing, Lennox Lewis believed he had Evander Holyfield's titles in his pocket. But then came the judges' verdict, depriving him of the right to call himself the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.

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Somewhere along the line something has changed, and the age-old search for pleasure has turned nasty

Words: Winsome, adj.

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Television: No sex please, we're American

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Fashion-Off the peg: Wear it's at

Stand by to ditch those long skirts and black accessories. Melanie Rickey has seen the future, and it's on screen

Film: An alien act

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Arts: Women on the verge

Advice to actresses in Hollywood: don't age. But as Michelle Pfeiffer turns 40, are female stars the only casualties of film's obsession with youthful beauty?

Hey, Martians! Chew on this Forget Dostoyevsky.

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