Top 10 winter coats

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5:00 AM  Looking for a new winter coat? Here are our picks of the season so far.

Smith wears skirt to prom

Jaden Smith attends prom with actress Amandla Stenberg.

5:00 AM  Jaden Smith brings his strong fashion game to prom by attending in a skirt and sneakers.

The search for Tess

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The story of a dachshund lost in the Upper Hutt bush for four days.

Caitlyn's doppelganger...

Caitlyn Jenner (65) looks like 66-year-old Jessica Lange's sister.

Jessica Lange thinks it's "wonderful" her looks are being compared to Caitlyn Jenner's.

Behold: Cube dogs

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What's better than a cute fluffy pup? A cute fluffy pup rocking sharp angles.

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Loud sex lands woman in jail

A neighbour complained about the Birmingham woman's 5am sex session. The reason she got jail time? This isn't the first time she's kept her neighbours up.

Her 5am "screaming and shouting" session was the final straw for one British woman's neighbours.

Cheating really is 'complicated'

Why is it that some people can cheat on their partner without a second thought and what should you do if it happens to you?

Jessie loves her husband, but ...

Brains over breast size?

food & wine

Recipe: Salt & pepper tofu

This is the simplest way to cook great-tasting tofu. This dish makes a good first course or lunch by itself and with steamed rice on the side, you have dinner.

5:00 AM  This simple vegetarian dinner will give you a whole new love of tofu.

Take control of your cravings

There's no such thing as perfect eating, but if you regularly feel your cravings are controlling you it might be time to take control.

Breweries such as Hallertau in Auckland are helping the city's beer scene grow.

Akl vs Welly beer battle video

OPINION: Wellington holds New Zealand's beer crown, but Auckland is hot on its heels.

beauty

Caitlyn's doppelganger, Jessica Lange

Caitlyn Jenner (65) looks like 66-year-old Jessica Lange's sister.

Jessica Lange thinks it's "wonderful" her looks are being compared to Caitlyn Jenner's.

Manscaping - raising eyebrows video

One man's search for meaning – and sculpted facial hair – at an expo for women.

FKA Twigs, who performed at the 'Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Fashion Gala' earlier this year, regularly faces racist Tweeters.

Beauty double standards still exist

Diverse faces in media may not be tokenistic anymore, but the gatekeepers are still being selective.

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5:00 AM  Looking for a new winter coat? Here are our picks of the season so far.

Pakistan agog as top model arrested

Ayaan Ali was once the face of companies ranging from Calvin Klein clothing to Magnum ice cream.

Jaden Smith attends prom with actress Amandla Stenberg.

Jaden Smith wears skirt to prom

5:00 AM  Jaden Smith brings his strong fashion game to prom, attending in a skirt and sneakers.

well & good

How to control food cravings

Most cravings are a result of food habits we've developed over time.

5:00 AM  Learn how to ditch those sweet-treat cravings for good with a few simple strategies.

Thinking of skipping the gym?

This 92 year-old cancer survivor ran a marathon last weekend. Let her be your fitspiration.

Depression tied to Parkinson's?

How to be happier right now

life

Are you a masturdater?

Carrie Bradshaw had a great group of friends but also knew how to handle going solo.

It's something every man and woman should try at least once.

The gift of being an outsider

Being different has been both agonising and liberating for Daryl Hannah.

The Golden Ratio: ScarJo's got it

LGBTI domestic violence taboo video

home & property

Decisions, decisions, decisions

The boys from Allegion, Mike our man of Hammers and Mr Building Boxes working through door hardware and security questions.

5:00 AM  The number of decisions you have to make when building a new home will get under your skin.

Frank Sinatra built it his way gallery

The legendary crooner's desert hideaway has hit the market for $5.56 million.

If you’re worried about mint taking over your garden, plant it in a large (10L) bucket with drainage holes in the base.

Tips for growing winter mint

5:00 AM  Like basil, mint is one of those herbs that has a tendency to play hard to get.

luxury

Crazy new must-have of the super-rich

A top dog life - A pup at Somerset House during London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2015.

A dog nanny: akin to that of a governess, but entrusted with a slobbering pug in a pink diamond-studded collar.

Jeremy Renner's $6m property gallery

A 1920s house with a 550m 'great room', renovated by Jeremy Renner and his business partner, is up for sale.

LOW MAINTENANCE: Kim Kardashian uses three different make-up artists depending on how 'ethnic' or 'glam' she wants to look.

Kim K's $2600 make-up routine

It starts with a $600 moisturiser...

weddings

Saying 'I do' at the zoo

Pop-up weddings are now being offered at Wellington Zoo from $4400. Animal encounters are extra.

It's OK to say there was a cheetah at your wedding.

Surprise wedding engagement

Internet outraged on behalf of a bride who had her thunder stolen - but it was her idea!

Newlywed Melissa Newman takes her junior groomsman, Will McCall, 13, by the hand just after Newman's marriage to Benjamin Burke. Newman, who has known Will since he was 4 and she worked as a special education aide at his school, asked him to stand up at her wedding.

Autistic boy says 'I do' to wedding role

He had practiced for days, memorised a sheet of instructions, and now the moment had come.

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Auckland vs Wellington beer battle

OPINION: Wellington holds New Zealand's beer crown, but Auckland is hot on its heels.

Parenting

Greer Berry: Sick kid etiquette

Greer Berry

5:00 AM  If there's one thing that goes hand-in-hand with starting daycare, it's germs, germs, and more germs.

Is your baby now a toddler?

5:00 AM  How do you know when it's time to move on? When does a baby become a toddler?

There is virtually no evidence to suggest that being an only child leads to any problems, or any more problems than any other type of upbringing

No more 'only child' shaming

5:00 AM  My name is Paul, and I am an only child. I know all you people with siblings probably have some questions.

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Why does your pet eat grass?

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Do you know where your toddler is?

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I've grown so tired of explaining where my child is during the day to colleagues that I've taken to making stuff up.

37 pets truly concentrating gallery

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When a pet decides to give something its full attention, it's a sight to behold.

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