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Ex-Crystal Palace owner wins damages after OK! 'character assassination'

A former owner of Crystal Palace Football Club has accepted damages in the high court over a "character assassination" of him in an OK! magazine "kiss-and-tell" about Simon Cowell.<p>Entrepreneur and businessman Simon Jordan's solicitor told a judge in London that the article in OK! "was stated to be …

Fortean Times: 40 years of covers - in pictures

Fortean Times, the Dennis Publishing magazine that focuses on 'the world of strange phenomena', celebrates four decades in print this month. Despite its unusual content, the magazine has almost 10,000 subscribers and a 98% subscription renewal rate. We look back at some of the best covers from the …

Politics, pop, scoops and Sloanes: how magazines helped shape society

From home-baking recipes to luxury car reviews, from diet advice to celebrity interviews, British magazines continue to be the informed friends the public turns to in a quiet moment. This month sees a retrospective look at a century of titles: the good, the bad and the stylish.<p>If the bleakest …

Country Life's editor: 'We'll be the last magazine on the last news-stand'

The office of the editor of Country Life, the 116-year-old magazine, is just as you might imagine: an antique desk and cabinet, the Lutyens chairs that once graced the first editor's office and the portrait of that man, JE Vincent, staring down over the desk of the current editor Mark Hedges. It's …

Reporting JFK's assassination: A BBC correspondent's notes

<b>The BBC's Peter Watson was reporting from the UN in New York when the news broke of President John F Kennedy's assassination. Within hours he was broadcasting from Dallas. His reports capture the atmosphere of a city in shock, and Texas's shame - and the gloom that descended on the country. He</b> …

How to keep your cat from waking you up

Do your cats wake you at the crack of dawn? Are they keeping you from getting a good night’s sleep? As much as we love our feline family members, …

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Lily Allen does not represent all feminism – and nor should she

As soon as Lily Allen released a music video that was purportedly a new feminist anthem, I anticipated that a slew of blogs and commentary would follow. I was right – I've read four on the subject already. Nevertheless, it is my policy to leave no bandwagon unjumped, and so here's my contribution …

Gwyneth Paltrow's PR war against Vanity Fair

<b>Age:</b> 41.<p><b>Appearance:</b> The most beautiful woman in the world.<p><b>Who says?</b> People, the biggest magazine in America.<p><b>OK. She's an actor, isn't she?</b> Yes, that is indeed the case, more or less.<p><b>More or less?</b> Her early triumphs – Emma, Shakespeare in Love, The Royal Tenenbaums – were followed by a series of …

I do NOT like sex with old, obese men: the perils of being a stock-shot model

It began on Twitter, of course, as these things do. A user called Craig Nunn (@hrtbps) wrote: "'Why not model for stock images?' they said. 'What could possibly go wrong?' they said." And he enclosed a picture from the agony aunt column in this newspaper, showing a concerned-looking young woman in …

Pitchfork Weekly – a digital magazine paying homage to the past

Music press lovers: are you feeling nostalgic for the days of inky fingers, three weekly music papers and letters pages that crackled with political debate?<p>If so, you are not alone: influential US music website Pitchfork will this autumn launch Pitchfork Weekly, an iOS and Android app that it says …

Glamour, the handbag magazine, to publish 'supersize' editions

Glamour, the glossy magazine that pioneered the “handbag size” format in the UK, is to start publishing larger editions from March next year.<p>In announcing the initiative, Glamour's editor Jo Elvin, said the handbag shape "remains the number one choice" but "we're very excited to be able to offer …

Physicists probe urination 'splashback' problem

<b>US physicists have studied the fluid dynamics of urine "splashback" - and found tips to help men and women with their accuracy and hygiene.</b><p>Using high-speed cameras, the team filmed jets of liquid striking toilet walls and studied the resulting spray.<p>Splashback was low when the jets were used close …

Row over US mobile phone 'cockroach backpack' app

<b>A US company that has developed an "electronic backpack" that fits onto a cockroach allowing its movements to be controlled by a mobile phone app has defended itself against cruelty claims.</b><p>The Backyard Brains company says that the device is intended to get children to be interested in …

Champions League: BT Sport wins £897m football rights deal

<b>BT Sport has announced an exclusive £897m three-year deal to broadcast live Champions League and Europa League football matches.</b><p>The broadcaster has won the rights to show all 350 fixtures each season from 2015 after talks with European governing body Uefa.<p>A BT spokesman said it had "shaken up the …

Can Sky bounce back from BT defeat?

<b>What is really striking about UEFA's auction of Champions League and Europa League television rights is that there was only one round of bidding.</b><p>What does that mean?<p>Well that BT's £900m bid was miles above that of British Sky Broadcasting and ITV.<p>So has BT paid too much? Or did BSkyB break the …

Vogue's attempt to airbrush its reputation in schools is transparent

How much time and effort goes into a good photograph? Ask a teenager today and they'll give a more savvy answer than their parents ever could. This is the Facebook generation, after all, who were weaned on the flattering selfie and smartphones' built-in editing tools. It's fair to assume that these …

Two potential press regulators, two big problems, and less than two weeks to go

Eleven days to deadline, but no one is holding their breath. Unless there's a sudden flurry of backstairs negotiation, most – if not all – of the press won't sign up for the parliamentary version of the royal charter that Messrs Cameron, Clegg and Miliband have left on the table. Instead, papers …

Chiwetel Ejiofor defends violent scenes in 12 Years a Slave

<b>Chiwetel Ejiofor has defended the harrowing scenes of violence in his new film 12 Years a Slave.</b><p>The British actor plays a free black man from New York who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841.<p>"As an actor you have to slip down the rabbit hole and see what happens because there was no other …

Thousands re-enact Napoleonic Battle of the Nations

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1020000/1020990_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1525212592_cfb94b65d4cc7381debb4f55e4f813b6<p><b>Some 6,000 history buffs in period military costume are re-enacting one of Germany's bloodiest battles, the Battle of the Nations.</b><p>French Emperor …

Digital subscriptions to the Times and Sunday Times top 150,000

News UK has revealed that the number of digital subscribers to the Times and Sunday Times has topped 150,000.<p>The two titles now have a total of 350,000 subscribers to their print and digital editions, including 200,000 who receive a daily newspaper on subscription.<p>"The Times and Sunday Times …

Lads' mags: I've been part of the problem – let me be part of the solution

When she appeared at the Bafta awards two months after the birth of her daughter to hand out a gong, Romola Garai, star of the BBC's 50s newsroom drama <i>The Hour</i>, told a rather risqué joke. "After the recent birth of my child," she said, deadpan, "I had the misfortune of having 23 stitches in my …

Malala: The girl who was shot for going to school

<b>One year ago schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen - her "crime", to have spoken up for the right of girls to be educated. The world reacted in horror, but after weeks in intensive care Malala survived. Her full story can now be told.</b><p>She is the teenager who marked her …

English and maths GCSE hurdle: the teachers' verdict

<b>Peter Lee, assistant vice principal at Q3 Academy, Birmingham</b><p>We've had a summer where schools have been criticised for entering students to resit exams – and now the government is saying they want this as a policy. Obviously we want a workforce that is numerate and literate, but it's unclear how …

Teaching creative writing: lead your class by example

Did you ever hear about the art teacher who enthused about portrait compositions and brushstroke, but would never reveal their own artistic creations? Or the maths teacher who taught algebra and trigonometry but was too shy to complete a calculation in front of their students?<p>No? What then of the …

Now We Have Proof Reading Literary Fiction Makes You a Better Person

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>English teachers have long claimed reading books makes you a better person, maybe because their …

Star Wars VII casting call suggests return of the wookie

A casting call for seven-foot actors from the studios behind the new Star Wars films has fueled speculation that wookiees could be making a return to the long-running space saga.<p>Disney, Lucasfilm and production company Bad Robot, owned by director JJ Abrams, issued the call via a British casting …

Why Is Daniel Day-Lewis Meeting with George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy?

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Shelby Harris is a 7th grade teacher in Idaho who started using Khan Academy with her students this past February. Like many classrooms in America, …