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WTF, Fifa? The tribes have spoken

Indigenous Brazilians want to be respected, not saddled with "the world's most expensive bird toilet".

Cultural appropriation was all Miley Cyrus was doing

Miley Cyrus's MTV Video Music Awards act was less a homage to hip-hop and more a minstrel show, writes Hadley Freeman.

Tyler-made for getting laid

Back with their first album in eight years, rockers Aerosmith want everyone to 'make more love'. Their track record so far is impressive.

Deep Read: Hollywood’s biggest kook

An upcoming Vanity Fair article about Tom Cruise promises eye-popping revelations. It's the final proof that he's become the new Michael Jackson.

‘Mommy war’ a Republican ploy

The United States's Republicans are pitting women against one another in an attempt to distract from the real issues.

Up close with Kermit

Scandalously, no Muppets are up for Oscars this year. But they will be among the presenters of awards at the ceremony. We speak to Kermit the Frog.

Want to be fit? No sweat!

It is a testament to mankind's determination to exercise without doing any.

DSK trial was of accuser, not accused

Nafissatou Diallo's past lies carried more weight than forensic evidence of the event in room 2806.

DSK: A trial of the accuser, not the accused

The Strauss-Kahn case proves that only a woman who has led a life as sheltered as Rapunzel makes a convincing rape victim.

Nothing clichéd about geek’s take on women

Director and writer Paul Feig's view of himself as a struggling outsider mirrors the focus of much of his comedy.

The white boys’ club

After Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to be given the best director award at last year's Oscars, there was hope that a traditionally male-dominated barrier had been broken at last.

Oprah goes out on her OWN

“Dream it, do it.” This is not the resolution of a person, but rather the motto of the US's newest television channel, the Oprah Winfrey Network.

Election night 2010: Fox News strikes back!

At Fox HQ, even something as domestic as a midterm election could well be an international terror attack.

Miracle Madge frees gays, eyes world peace

"Madonna helps free gay Malawians!" is one cheering headline amid the dross that came out this week, writes <b>Hadley Freeman</b>

Even the good get sick

Breast cancer is a tragedy, if not one that always has an unhappy ending.

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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