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Hit & Run: Not an heir out of place

As a couple, Brangelina are worth far, far more than the sum of their parts. So what do you get when you factor in their travelling caravan of six children? Well, it may not be the most scandalous paparazzo shot, but to celebrity watchers, the shot you see here is worth lingering over. It's not often that you get to see the whole clan, in the same place, so unguarded. But yesterday, as they made their way through Tokyo's Narita Airport, none of the Pitt-Jolies had been left with the nannies. It gives us an opportunity to learn a little about looking effortlessly cooler than anyone else in the world ever.

Memphis belle: Ginnifer Goodwin on how to dress like a film star

Designer Tom Ford has cast her in his first film and she's the 'Face of the Future' for superbrand MaxMara. As fast-rising Southern actress Ginnifer Goodwin proves, it helps to be fashion-savvy if you want to star in Hollywood

Make me a mogul: Can celebrities succeed behind the camera

Fashion designer Tom Ford is about to start work on his latest creation – a Hollywood movie. But can celebrities from other fields ever really succeed behind the camera?

The big easy: Milan menswear shows

Low-cut shirts and pyjama-style trousers – designers were in a relaxed mood at the Milan menswear shows. From his front-row seat, Jefferson Hack introduces the week's themes

Editor-At-Large: A Good Friday bet is the oddest way yet to erase child poverty

The Government is big on ideas such as freedom and choice, but these have only pushed the working classes further into debt

ExxonMobil pumps out $39bn annual profit

ExxonMobil brought in the biggest annual profit ever by a US company in 2006, thanks to record-breaking oil prices.

Album: Squarepusher

Ultravisitor, Warp

Real shopping: Style Police - Men in black

You can blame Tom Ford at Gucci for the fact that colours are taboo in this autumn's wardrobe for the well-dressed male, says JAMES SHERWOOD

Fashion: Man in black

Adored from Milan to Hollywood, Tom Ford is the designer who put the glamour back into Gucci

Fashion: A bigger splash

Gucci has turned its back on monochrome and come bursting into vibrant colour. Susannah Frankel talks to chief designer Tom Ford about his latest reinvention of the label. Styling by Sophia Neophitou. Photographs by Julie Sleaford

Fashion: Check your coat

Your new winter coat doesn't have to outlive you - so why not just buy one for fun?

Fashion: I would go to the ball, if only I could afford the shoes

What you need is a Prince Charming, says Tony Glenville

People in fashion: Talking off the cuff

He started his career armed with 100 silver motorcycle brooches to flog down the King's Road. The brooches sold. Now suave accessories designer Simon Carter stocks his upmarket ties, cufflinks, watches and sunglasses everywhere from Next to Barneys

erogenous zones

The right cut can have practically any body part fizzing in a moment. Photographs by Donna Trope. Styling by Sophia Neophitou

City slickers

Pinstripe tailoring has burst out of the bank manager's wardrobe. The new looks for spring are slick, sexy and power-conscious. Styling by Liz Thody. Photographs by Damon Heath
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Never mind what you're wearing, it's what you're reclining on

Never mind what you're wearing

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General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband

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Yemen crisis: This exotic war will soon become Europe's problem

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Marginal Streets project documents voters

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Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

The real-life kingdom of Westeros

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How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

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Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

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General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

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Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

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