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Has the Fashion Industry Reached a Transgender Turning Point?

<i>With gender fluidity dominating the runways and inspiring political debate, Alice Gregory meets the model Andreja Pejic and asks, have we reached a transgender turning point?</i><p>One Saturday afternoon in February, finally inside and away from the clamor of New York Fashion Week, Andreja Pejic sinks …

Let’s Tanz: Pina Bausch’s dancers on her unearthed 80s creations

Photograph: PR<p>‘The heaviness is really present’ … Auf dem Gebirge Hat Man ein Geschrei Gehört.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/7/1428410799501/b39bb523-700a-4e2b-a864-608dc903eee0-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>‘The heaviness is really present’ … Auf dem …

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LG to let 4,000 people 'test drive' G4 before launch

LG has dialed up a novel way to drum up consumer buzz for its latest flagship smartphone before its expected launch later this month.<p>The South Korean handset maker announced plans Tuesday to choose 4,000 people in 15 markets to "test drive" the LG G4 for a few weeks before its official debut. LG …

Kristen Stewart turns photographer for Chanel

Kristen Stewart is the face of Chanel's spring/summer 2015 eyewear campaign and it turns out those delicate features and high cheekbones lend …

Nylon, paisley and bell bottoms: Mad Men is true to 70s fashion

New series, new decade: Mad Men is back on our screens and this time it’s set in the 70s, coincidentally mimicking the current 70s catwalk trend. Expect less high fashion and more flammable costumes<p>The seventh and final series of Mad Men is back on our screens tomorrow, which sees the drama set in …

Chocolate: does it really lift our mood and make us feel romantic? I should cocoa

It’s no surprise people have such strong feelings about chocolate<p>On Monday 12 January 2015, the chocolate formulation of the Cadbury Creme Egg was changed, and there was public uproar. This is not meant to happen: in a world where markets reign supreme, companies feel they have to continually …

Clever stove knob knows exactly when your dinner is burning

A new gadget promises to constantly adjust the temperature of your hob so your meals cook perfectly<p>If you hate having to hover over the hob to make sure your dinner isn’t burning, a new gadget could be the answer to your prayers.<p>Meld is an automated device which constantly monitors the temperature …

6 Ways to Bring More Pork Awesomeness Into Your Life

Pork provides so much more joy than just bacon and barbecue. Chef Kevin Gillespie shares 6 awesome new ways to cook it.<p>We love bacon. We love barbecue. But even we, unabashed lovers of pork product can admit: It's easy to fall into a rut when cooking it at home. Luckily, chef <b>Kevin Gillespie</b> of the …

Alexander Litvinenko 'killed himself' claims Russian murder suspect

Dmitry Kovtun suggests Alexander Litvinenko carried toxic polonium, but provides no evidence<p>One of the two Russian suspects accused of poisoning Alexander Litvinenko in London has said the former KGB officer might have killed himself by accident after handling radioactive polonium.<p>Dmitry Kovtun …

Plunge in UK shop prices continues

Supermarket price war pushes shop prices down at the steepest rate at least eight years, as meat, milk, cheese and vegetable prices all fall<p>British shop prices fell in March at the steepest rate for at least eight years, marking almost two years of falling prices as cheaper oil and a supermarket …