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Culture

The commoners who marry into royalty

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Megan Willett A former journalist is to be Spain's next queen, joining a long list of 'everyday' royals.

All Men Are Liars

Confessions of a bully

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Sam de Brito Like Alec Meikle, I was bullied. Then I joined the mob and became one of them.

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Culture

My favourite Christmas present

Stephen Lacey Top executives recall the gift from Santa that rocked their childhood.

Luxury

Where the super-rich will be in 2014

 

Megan Willett If you want to hang with the upper crust in 2014, here's a copy of the flight plan.

All Men Are Liars

How about a massage, sweetheart?

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Sam de Brito Back pain affects up to 80 per cent of Aussies. Is there a cheap, simple way to cure it?

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The point

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Sam de Brito A couple of months ago I sat in on a rather thought-provoking "boot-camp" for men trying to improve their social skills with women and the head-trainer said something I've rolled around in my mind...

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Sob story

Boys don't cry - except at the movies

Big boys do cry ... modern men are emotionally expressive.

Sarah Berry Aside from the beer-infused tears when their team loses in the footy, men have stayed largely stoic in modern times.

Rich list

Just two movies and $19m: how Naomi Watts became Australia's highest paid actor

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David Hirst Naomi Watts may have had a quiet year when it comes to movie releases but that hasn't stopped the King Kong star from becoming Australia's highest earning actor for 2011.

Chivalry rules

How to be Mr Modern Manners

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Iain Hollingshead A guide to chivalry for the confused and fallible 21st-century male.

Wide influence

Calvin Klein store designer works for Trappist monks: interview

Trappist Monks.

From a Calvin Klein store in New York to a Trappist monastery in the Czech Republic, architect John Pawson is moving into the spotlight.

Fancy frat houses

The rise of the wealthy student

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Floor to ceiling windows, Philippe Starck chairs, four-poster beds and a short walk from the Louis Vuitton store on London's Bond Street, these are no ordinary student digs.

Sporting star

I am what I am

Interview: Paul Connolly, Sunday Life Former Socceroo Craig Foster on his sporting start, World Cup failure and life behind the mike.