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Woman legally forced to give birth by caesarian after being denied abortion

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Douglas Dalby A young woman who was refused an abortion despite claiming to be suicidal and protesting with a hunger strike has had her baby delivered by cesarean section in a case that has reignited the...

Hey Girl

This Ryan Gosling-themed toilet is all sorts of amazing

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Effie Mann Hey Girl, need to pee?

Rich list

Sandra Bullock tops highest-earning actress list: Forbes

This Oscar winner's pay has certainly soared up the rich list, but there is another bright young star still in her orbit.

Self-help truths

The four ingredients in every self-help book

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Alice Williams The key to every self-help book success story.

Meet Gillian Triggs, the woman taking on Immigration Minister Scott Morrison

Tim Elliott A former professional ballerina and daughter of a British World War II tank commander, Gillian Triggs packs the perfect blend of poise and power, as Immigration Minister Scott Morrison is fast...

Rose Byrne: the getting of wisdom

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RICHARD JINMAN After a string of hits, actor Rose Byrne is soaring up the Hollywood rankings, but the self-confessed shy girl is relieved her success came later in life.

Dratch & Fey

Watch: Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch's hilarious 1999 two-woman show

Effie Mann Warning: Fey's NSFW language.

TV Queen

A love letter to Elaine Benes

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Clem Bastow On the 25th anniversary of Seinfeld Clem Bastow explains why Elaine Benes is her favourite comic creation of all time.

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Oh. Wow.

Eva Mendes is reportedly pregnant with Ryan Gosling's baby

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 07:  Actors Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling attend

Feel that pain? It's just your uterus weeping.

Just One of the Guys

Jenny Lewis' new song features Kristen Stewart and other famous friends in drag

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Annie Stevens Just try and not sing along.

Poignant image

This powerful photograph of Michelle Obama will move you

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 10:  First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama speaks onstage at the LULAC/NUVOtv Unity Luncheon With Jennifer Lopez at New York Hilton Midtown on July 10, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NUVOtv)

Effie Mann A poignant reminder of a recent past.

'Why is she so hated?'

Leighton Meester pens feminist essay on Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 16:  Leighton Meester attends the after party for the Broadway opening night for

Annie Stevens A+ for the former Gossip Girl.

Stars by height

Hollywood's leading ladies arranged in order of height for your viewing convenience

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 16:  Actress Emma Stone enters the

Effie Mann Can you guess the most common height for female superstars?

Legalise it

Susan Sarandon is "down with cannabis"

HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 30:  Actress Susan Sarandon arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere

Annie Stevens And more of her how to look fabulous secrets.

Celeb infographic

Hollywood leading men arranged by height

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Annie Stevens This is SO interesting.

Clementine Ford

In defence of skimpy swimwear for men

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Clementine Ford Clementine Ford is a fan of the "schlong thong" and this is why.

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Lessons in equality

The most powerful advocates for girls' education

Ben Doherty In south Asia, only the wealthy get a full education. Ben Doherty meets girls from poor families trying to buck the trend.

Top celeb earners

Beyonce has taken Oprah Winfrey's crown on the Forbes 100 most powerful celebrity list

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Michael Idato Queen Bey has de-throned Oprah Winfrey on the top rung of the most powerful celebrities list.

So bad it's good

Why bad TV is so good for you

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Rob Moran Backed up by scientific research.

Trouble in paradise

Portia de Rossi reportedly checked into rehab

Andrew Hornery Magazine claims the Australian actress and wife of US talk show queen Ellen DeGeneres "secretly" checked into the Passages Malibu rehab clinic for a 30-day program.