We mean business: the real cost of men's and women's workwear

Marissa Calligeros 5:43 PM   Men spend about $5000 on work attire. Women spend much more.

UK magazine changing the reputation of plus-size fashion

Livia Gamble 3:58 PM   SLiNK, is the first UK plus-size magazine and is hitting the shelves in 15 different countries.

ARIA Awards 2014: red carpet live coverage

Jenna Clarke   Welcome to the Australian music industry's night of nights, well afternoon of afternoons, the 2014 ARIA Awards. Join us we chart the hits and misses of the red carpet.


Reese Witherspoon slams criticism of Renee Zellweger

Actress Reese Witherspoon has attacked the media critics who poked fun at her pal Renee Zellweger.

Artist creates 'realistic' fashion doll with acne, cellulite and tattoos

Andrea Romano   While most girls are used to seeing zits and body art in real life, it's not something they often see on their Barbie dolls — until now.

Why wearing make-up makes my day

Elizabeth Clarke   There is a happy place between extreme makeup and anti-makeup, and it is inhabited by a razor, hair-straighteners, foundation and some good lippy.



Barley helped ancient humans inhabit the 'Roof of the World'

Amina Khan   Barley was the key to prehistoric humans living in the high altitudes of the Tibetan Plateau, a study has found.

Running: The key to staying young?

Rachel Clun   New research suggests running may slow down the ageing process, but a Sydney academic urges caution.

Fit body, fit brain: all in your mind?

Sarah Berry   Science tells us that exercise can make us smarter. But is it the exercise or a placebo effect that's improving our minds?

Home & Style

Iggy Azalea tells fans: 'Do not EVER come to my home'

Rachel Clun   Iggy Azalea is finding some aspects of her fame a little hard to deal with.

What your home says about you

Rachel Clun   Are you an adult, or are you still living the university share house dream?

Just how safe is your microwave?

Ellie Krieger   Worried about radiation? Nutrient loss? Here's a closer look at so-called microwave "dangers".


84-year-old back in the saddle for Great Victorian Bike Ride

Peter Barrett   Shirley Boyle may be 84, but she is again ready to pedal the Great Victorian Bike Ride.

Fluffy puppy Munchkin dons bear suit for cute exercise video

Livia Gamble   Munchkin the shih tzu wearing a special suit while walking on a treadmill is the cutest thing you will see today.

Through the lens: The stories behind the photos

Fairfax photographers reveal the intimate stories behind their pictures.