The pair are related, equally randomly, through 19th century Vanity Fair writer William Thackeray
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Kate Moss in quotes: 'Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels' and other career-defining statements from fashion's silent supermodel
Wednesday 15 January 2014
As she celebrates the launch of her new Topshop collection, here are the stories behind five of her most iconic quotes
Saturday 09 November 2013
In a writers’ room, you need clanking great balls just to speak up, says the South Park and Smack The Pony writer
Tuesday 05 November 2013
Internet use in North Korea might be a rare luxury but that hasn't stopped the pariah state from developing its very own version of the iPad. And according to Austrian academic Ruediger Frank – a frequent visitor – the Samjiyon tablet isn't half bad.
Wednesday 09 October 2013
Homeland’s newest recruit has already undergone a secret mission of her own, having reportedly been vetted by Tom Cruise to become his Scientologist wife.
Wednesday 02 October 2013
The actress was dating Woody Allen when her 25-year-old son was conceived
I chased ageing playboy Silvio Berlusconi, says ex-premier’s young fiancée as he attempts to rebuild reputation
Wednesday 25 September 2013
Mogul, who turns 77 on Sunday, was famously dismissed by his ex-wife as a man 'who consorts with minors'
Monday 16 September 2013
European Court of Justice rules that copyright belongs to Berlin zoo for toys, mugs and sporting goods
Bitten by 'The Beast': British editor, Tina Brown, leaving New York website as tension with owners boils over
Thursday 12 September 2013
Ms Brown left her position at ‘Tatler’ in London to edit ‘Vanity Fair’ in New York at just 31 years old
Tuesday 20 August 2013
Almost exactly a year ago, the American comedian Tig Notaro walked out onto the stage at LA's Largo Theatre and announced that she had breast cancer. The ensuing set went viral and topped the Billboard comedy chart thanks largely to Louis CK who declared it to be one of a handful of "truly masterful performances" he had seen in his 27 years of comedy.
Monday 12 August 2013
It's true that both feminist campaigners and authoritarian Islamic states advocate covering up female bodies on magazine covers - so let's be clear about the distinction
Thursday 08 August 2013
Forget supermodels, Karlie Kloss is in a new, even higher category: models so famous that they don't have to actually model, indeed so famous they can't model.
Review: 1913, The Year Before the Storm, By Florian Illies (Trs by Shaun Whiteside and Jamie Lee Searle)
Saturday 03 August 2013
Scenes from the brink of catastrophe
Saturday 03 August 2013
1. Pebble Mill
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Dr Osborne did not say the economy was ‘healing’ but ‘moving out of intensive care’
Sunday 16 June 2013
As the self-shot snap jumps species from teens and pop moppets to world-leaders-in-waiting, Matthew Bell salutes its unstoppable rise
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: SNP and its activists 'openly racist' towards the English, Farage says
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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