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Labour Party Leadership Election 2010

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Contest of Names

It is the Super Bowl on Sunday and once again one of the delights of the event is the names of some ...

Second-Guessing Chilcot

The Independent today publishes an eight-page pull-out called The Iraq Report by my good colleague A...

Claudia Winkleman: This is goodbye. For a bit

Take It From Me: 'Someone else will have to worry about the credit crunch while I am immersed in the details of John Sergeant's foxtrot'

Claudia Winkleman: Have an idea, Dave

Take It From Me: 'Maybe Cameron should step away from the Hackett catalogue, and have a good think about the health service'

Claudia Winkleman: Death by diet

Take It From Me: 'There is no one more enraged than a woman on a diet. I nearly killed a man after two days on the Atkins'

Claudia Winkleman: "Civilians" do things at a different pace

Take It From Me: 'Unless you are Peaches or Britney, by month two you are still at the stage of waking up before him to brush your teeth'

Claudia Winkleman: I'm sticking up for Jordan, again

Take It From Me: 'Jordan is the fantasy. If you asked 100 women who they'd like to be, most would say Kirsty Wark. They're lying'

Claudia Winkleman: Don't forget the kids

Take It From Me: 'The camera is in the bag, which is now in the boot of the taxi, and Mummy is going to pull her hair out'

Claudia Winkleman: I've found the best place in the world

Take It From Me: 'The Grand Canyon will make you marvel at the planet. But it won't make you high-five a man selling waffles'

Claudia Winkleman: Don't let your man near a nanny

Take It From Me: 'When Ethan Hawke considered having an affair, did he think of casting the net a little wider than his own kitchen?'

Claudia Winkleman: Take It From Me

'Men will stop and marvel at a parked car. Am I missing something? Does it cook? Can it speak six languages?'

Claudia Winkleman: Take It From Me

'My husband is at the gym constantly. He's even created special Sports Day chants to sing with our five-year-old'

Claudia Winkleman: Take It From Me

'Pregnant women glow because they are sweating – rivulets of perspiration running from their armpits to their feet'

Claudia Winkleman: Take It From Me

'Should I have a picture taken in a tank top, big pants and no make-up to prove that looks aren't everything?'

Claudia Winkleman: Take It From Me

'My husband says he's wheat-intolerant. He's given up bread. No biggie, I thought – but I should have hit the panic button...'

Claudia Winkleman: Take It From Me

'Basically, the human population can be divided into two groups – those who like festivals and those who don't'

Claudia Winkleman: Take It From Me

'The Sex and the City movie is a bit like the All Saints comeback and the return of the Jammy Dodger – all wrong'
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