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Nicky Clarke has criticised the Duchess of Cambridge for having grey hair

Letting one’s hair turn grey would be the most subversive Royal act

Nicky Clarke has suggested that the Duchess of Cambridge having grey roots would be a 'disaster' – where was he when William went bald?

London’s foreign money bubble is bursting – but will we be better off?

London is in danger of becoming a doughnut, its centre empty of people living there

A father and daughter walk in the city center on July 17, 2012 in Berlin, Germany

Parents shouldn't be able to control their children's sexual choices from beyond the grave

The latest spate of wills where mothers and fathers threaten their children with financial ruin if they make the wrong sexual choices is downright creepy

Migrants try to reach a shuttle to Great Britain, on July 28, 2015 in Frethun, northern France

The Calais migrant problem is a global crisis with no solution

The migrants had good reason to leave their homes - but the British Government has good reason not to let them all in

Walt Palmer (left), from Minnesota, who killed Cecil, the Zimbabwean lion

Walter Palmer killed Cecil the Lion with a bow to show off – and now he's discovering what it's like to be hunted

Palmer has finally learned what it means to be the prey of a larger force than himself

Cara Delevingne's 'car crash' TV appearance says more about her interviewers than her

As a former teenage fashion model, I know a lot about how young girls are supposed to present themselves to the media - and what happens when you don't play ball

Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, arrives with his son Prince George at the Lindo Wing to visit his wife and newborn daughter at St. Mary's Hospital in Paddington, west London, Britain, 02 May 2015

Prince George's £18,000 birthday gift speaks volumes about Britain's widening wealth inequality

However lovely the sentiment may seem, a wendy-house in the back garden that costs more than many people's annual wages is crass at best

A young person in the UK is now twice as likely to be poor as a pensioner

Britain is no country for the young – in jobs, income or housing

Until young people start mobilising to force their desperate circumstances on to the political agenda – they can expect more of the same

LaGuardia Airport: a relic from a different, gentler age

New York's LaGuardia Airport to be rebuilt: It could become the best gateway to America

In five years, it may possibly be a pleasure to use - and by then, 'pre-clearance' of US formalities at UK airports could allow it to appear on our departure boards

An easy target: the wild red grouse - which lives in the heather-clad hills of the British uplands - is managed not for conservation but for the unsavoury pleasure of City types

Nature Studies: Campaigners are taking aim at grouse shooting, and they're spot on

Although it's not actually the killing of grouse that is the problem – but the impact it has on one of their predators

Labour leadership hopeful Jeremy Corbyn has dismissed claims that he is a

Jeremy Corbyn: The Jose Mourinho of politics is playing in Premier League at last

The Labour leftist is another ‘Special One’, with deep-set eyes and tousled hair, revelling in his role as a provocateur

The House of Lords in session
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that once swathes of northern Syria are cleared of Isis fighters, “safe zones will be formed naturally” (AFP)

Our policy in the Middle East is bad and getting worse

The fact that Iraq and Libya fell into chaos hasn’t stopped us, we simple continue to bomb without a thought for the consequences

A picture taken from the Turkish side of the border in Suruc, Sanliurfa province, shows a Turkish solider standing as smoke rises from the Syrian town of Kobane

Turkey's bombing campaign in Syria and Iraq is the last thing we need in the fight against Isis

President Erdogan is trying to destroy one of the rare success stories of the Syria conflict

The Labour leadership contenders

No, the Labour leadership contest hasn't been infiltrated

Right-wing conspiracies about the influx in supporters are red herrings intended to discredit Jeremy Corbyn and scaremonger among the left

The fashion retailers have said they will now not place any further orders for the slim mannequin

The removal of Topshop's mannequins shows that fashion must move from aspirational to average

Before the age of social media, people like Laura Berry had very little power. But now the customer is firmly in charge, and beauty standards will be forced to change

Ugne, 32, is a Lithuanian bodybuilder

Our food hysteria's reached new heights when Great British Bake Off contestants call cake 'sinful'

'Clean' eating and 'wellness' bloggers with no nutritional qualifications are pushing teenage girls into disordered eating habits

The Facebook 'legacy feature' for after your death is necessary - so let's not be squeamish about it

Your social media will undoubtedly unlive you, and there are people out there who will want the opportunity to say goodbye to your online persona as well as your physical self

Here's what the Tories have promised to do, and what they're actually doing

After seeing so many U-turns and broken promises, I've decided to express my frustration in a slightly different way

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