Culture
19 December 2005
What has happened to the pantomime? Suddenly it has been reinvented as "the new cool". Kevin Spacey is thrilled and...
Sci-Tech
14 November 2005
When did the mobile phone turn into a lover? The latest advertisement from Orange suggests that your phone is your...
Music and Performance
03 October 2005
To most people the impending marriage of Yevgenia, 26, daughter of Ukraine's former prime minister Yulia Timoshenko, to...
Economics
05 September 2005
It's a familiar modern fable - and a rather pretty one. Somewhere out there in suburbia there are thousands, maybe...
Culture
18 July 2005
Sienna Miller has a lot to answer for. This summer, the actress - the girlfriend of Jude Law and poster-girl for boho...
Culture
13 June 2005
Pick up any one of the dozens of women's magazines on sale this month and you will be assaulted without fail by the...
TV and Radio
30 May 2005
Last week Shaima Rezayee, 24, was shot dead in her flat in Kabul's Char Gala district by an unknown gunman. She was a "...
Books
23 May 2005
The tale of Pavlik Morozov was one of the most enduring legends of the communist era. Pavlik, so the story went, was a...
Food and Drink
23 May 2005
Paranoia about weight has always been seen as the preserve of women, but the slimming industry is turning its attention...
UK Politics
04 April 2005
I have a friend who probably won't bother to vote because no one is offering anything that has any relevance to her...
Politics
04 April 2005
These are the 20 most politically influential women in the British media today. What do we mean by influence? When...
UK Politics
04 April 2005
Caroline Spelman, 46, has been MP for the rural West Midlands seat of Meriden since 1997. A former Conservative party...
Culture
14 March 2005
Gentlemen, take heart, for you too are worth it. Yes, you too deserve the privilege of being able to waste your hard-...
Economics
28 February 2005
The concept of nouveau riche first came to Moscow in the early 1990s. Stories flew around about the $2,000 pool table...
TV and Radio
07 February 2005
A friend of mine is convinced, after five episodes of Channel 4's Desperate Housewives, that she is Lynette. They both...

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