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FKA twigs

Why everyone is talking about FKA twigs

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Clem Bastow If your only introduction to the British singer-songwriter was this week's RPattz-affiliated nonsense, here's what you really need to know about this compelling artist.

#ViolenceIsViolence

#ViolenceIsViolence downplays the gendered-nature of violence

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Kasey Edwards Rather than playing the victim card, men need to take responsibility both individually and collectively for male violence towards women.

Oscar Pistorius verdict

Remembering 'humble and beautiful' Reeva Steenkamp

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Emma Barnett The world must not forget Reeva Steenkamp says Nick Boulton, the photographer who worked with the late model for a decade, as he opens up to Emma Barnett about his reactions to the verdict so far

DV in sport

What the AFL can take from the NFL's Ray Rice

BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 28:  Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens warms up prior to playing an NFL game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium on November 28, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Clem Bastow It's not enough to simply talk about a hardline stance on violence against women within a sport.

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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.

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.

Music

What Pussy Riot learnt in jail

Andrew Purcell Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina will speak at the Sydney Opera House during the Festival of Dangerous Ideas.

Most liveable?

How liveable are our cities if women don't feel safe?

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Kasey Edwards Melbourne might be top of the 'Global Liveability Ranking', but don't pop the champagne just yet.

Friends reunion

Jimmy Kimmel hosts a mini Friends reunion with Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox and Lisa Kudrow

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Michael Idato If it was an episode of Friends, they would have called it 'The One With The Friends Reunion'.

D--k jokes

The one way men put each other down that women don't

Former Prime Minister Paul Keating with former Labor Minister Gareth Evans' at the launch of the book,

Sarah Macdonald Why haven't we outgrown this tired joke?

Ireland

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...

Music

Pussy Riot on what they learnt from jail

Andrew Purcell Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina will speak at the Sydney Opera House during the Festival of Dangerous Ideas.

Strictly Sonia

Sonia Kruger on learning lessons the hard way

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ERIN O’DWYER A twice-married ballroom dancer turned actor turned popular television host, Sonia Kruger is still thinking on her feet.

Hey Girl

This Ryan Gosling-themed toilet is all sorts of amazing

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Effie Mann Hey Girl, need to pee?

Dratch & Fey

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

Effie Mann Warning: Fey's NSFW language.

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...

Mean Girls

10 years after Mean Girls, we're still too cool for school

Megan Angelo Ten years after Mean Girls hit movies screens, the concept of popular types, outcasts and their ecosystem is still hot in Hollywood.

Fist fight

James Packer and David Gyngell got into fisticuffs in Bondi

Andrew Hornery Maybe they're not such good friends anymore?

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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