Twiggy stardust: Meet fashion's new golden oldies

Lisa Armstrong   Helen Mirren, Charlotte Rampling and Twiggy are among fashion's new models. Are the big brands following the 'grey dollar' - or is something revolutionary afoot, asks Lisa Armstrong.

Kate Hudson reveals her derriere in Paris

Thomas Adamson   Kate Hudson has become the latest name added to the list of stars to forgo underwear in the name of fashion.

Julianne Moore and Jennifer Aniston spark 'mani cam' revolt

Jenna Clarke   Hollywood stars are following Cate Blanchett by refusing to take part in one of the most loathed aspects of a red carpet – the “mani cam”.


Miss Bum Bum contestant's rotting leg provides reality check

10:45 AM   Plastic surgery made Andressa Urach famous. But it also nearly killed the Brazillian "Miss Bum Bum" runner-up.

Disney Princesses grow realistic hair

Mary Ward 12:46 PM   First it was Disney Princesses with realistic waistlines, now this.

L'Oreal heiress trial opens with suicide bid revelation

Jordane Bertrand   Ten people close to Liliane Bettencourt go on trial charged with exploiting the frail L'Oreal heiress who is France's richest woman


The Skinny on Isasgenix

2:58 AM   Imagine a company that claims its products can help you lose weight, have more energy and make money at the same time?

Are your weekends making you fat?

Susie Burrell   A weekly ritual of consuming many, many more calories than anyone needs simply because it is the weekend is a habit that has to be broken.

Greengrocers take a leaf from their own book

Paula Goodyer   Judy Davie, aka the Food Coach, decided to devise an eating plan to help wholesalers at Sydney Market lose weight by eating more vegetables and fruit.

Home & Style

DIY: Upcycled salt and pepper shakers

Livia Gamble   The Etsy Blog show you how to upcycle old salt and pepper shakers.

Time for a proper clean out

Livia Gamble   How often do you wash your towels and sheets? Our experts say it's probably not enough.

Nine tips for decorating your first home

Rachel Clun   Furnishing your first apartment can be expensive when you're starting from scratch, so here are some tips to make decorating easier on your budget.


My daughter's 'a different type of perfect'

Kelly Dugan   I have a child with special needs. I am that guy, we are that family.


Men need nights out with their mates, scientists say

Bill Gardner   Researchers in Germany found it was good for a man's health to be allowed time to bond with fellow males

Need a fake boyfriend? There's an app for that

Livia Gamble   There’s nothing wrong with being single but questions about your relationship status can get old quite quickly.