Fashion

We wish you a daggy Christmas

Danielle Teutsch   Christmas is the one day of the year when taste goes out the window.

Get the look

Erin Munro   A little black dress is a frock for all seasons,.

The worst fashion trends of 2014

Nedahl Stelio   2014. A year to go down in style history, for all the wrong reasons.

Beauty

Britney's Photoshop fail

Britney Spears looks, well, basically nothing like Britney Spears on the new cover of Women's Health Magazine.

Miss World 2014: Boring without the blatant sexism

Radhika Sanghani   Radhika Sanghani went to watch the 64th Miss World in London, and found it wasn't the sexist show she'd been expecting.

Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss crowned Miss World 2014

Miss South Africa has claimed the crown at this year’s Miss World competition.

Wellbeing

EU court rules that fatness 'can constitute a disability’

Bruno Waterfield   Fatness "can constitute a disability" for the purposes of European Union equality at work legislation, Europe's highest court has ruled.

Comfort foods not that comforting really

Sarah Berry   We smother or sweeten the sorrow of heavy hearts and hangovers with butter or bacon, ice cream or chocolate. Butter and bacon, ice cream and chocolate.

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Foods we will be eating in 2015

Susie Burrell   Each and every year there are a couple of new foods that become part of our diet repertoire. Here a few that you may see a lot more of in 2015.

Home & Style

Seven common living room mistakes

Livia Gamble 5:04 PM   Your home might be your happy place but how visually appealing is your living room?

How to host the perfect party

Elizabeth Clarke   Any successful hostess worth her cheese and crackers will tell you that preparation, presentation, and picking just the right frock are key to throwing a five-star Christmas party.

Best Christmas inspiration on social media

Rachel Clun   Christmas decorating just got a whole lot easier, thanks to these crafty social media accounts.

Life

Men prove receptive to the signals of fertile women's voices

Patrick Sawer 4:52 PM   Scientists have established that a man's skin really does tingle when he hears a woman speak.

Women's voices make men's skin tingle

Patrick Sawer 2:48 PM   From Laruen Bacall's killer line "You know how to whistle don't you?" in the 1944 classic To Have and Have Not, to Mariella Frostrup's honey-on-gravel huskiness, women's voices have renowned powers of seduction.

How old do you feel you are?

Karen Kaplan   When it comes to longevity, a study shows feeling young may be more important than being young.