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Escalators: do you stand still or walk?

A Japanese campaign is trying to rewrite the global rules of escalator etiquette - but it's an uphill battle.

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Women-only train cars 'a step back'

A contender for the leadership of the UK's Labour Party thinks there should be women-only carriages on trains.

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All boybands must die

Boybands cannot survive forever in a vacuum-packed, dewy-skinned bubble, writes Grace Dent.

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Doctor Zhivago star Sharif laid to rest
July 13 2015 at 08:08

Family and celebs mourn Omar Sharif, who suffered from Alzheimer's for years before his death at age 83.

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Drugs, sex and easy money
July 10 2015 at 12:37

Former prostitute Vera Qwesha has written a warts-and-all book on her journey into the dark world of prostitution.

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Happiness: It’s the simple things
July 10 2015 at 13:55

If you're looking for happiness in career achievements, you've got it backward, a happiness researcher says.

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‘Backyard’ wedding for billionaires
July 10 2015 at 09:44

All the intel on the Nicky Hilton and James Rothschild wedding in Princess Diana's old backyard in Kensington Palace.

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Suffering in silence
July 9 2015 at 11:08

Research shows that it takes an average of two years to get over a bereavement.

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Book reveals designer's racy past
July 8 2015 at 13:36

Diane von Furstenberg has lived a life of wild excess far from the refined elegance of her designs, a new book says.

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Jeff Goldblum welcomes first child
July 8 2015 at 10:39

The 62-year-old ‘Independence Day’ actor's wife Emilie gave birth to son Charlie Ocean Goldblum on 4 July

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Couple revved up over first child
July 7 2015 at 10:34

Josh Hartnett, 36, and Tamsin Egerton, 26, are expecting their first child.

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Bisexual model happy about acceptance
July 6 2015 at 10:48

Cara Delevingne thinks it's "wonderful" the world is becoming more accepting of same-sex relationships

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Nobody likes 'Grey' except the public
July 3 2015 at 11:56

Nobody will admit to liking the Fifty Shades trilogy, or McDonalds, but clearly a lot of people do, writes David Thomas

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