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Royal of the day: The other William

Royal of the day: Forgotten William

Devilishly handsome, a real charmer and gone too soon. The life of the other William.

Royal of the day: Princess Alice

Princess Alice

Princess Alice was struck by mid-life crisis - so was she schizophrenic or merely sexually frustrated?

How positive thinking can trip into costly delusion

Scam letter

I flunked geometry in 10th grade. You're not going to run into me at a Mensa meeting.

Royal baby rumours scotched

royals

It's taken one sip of wine to cool down royal baby speculation sparked by one word.

Partying at the median age

Nightclub

OPINION: Clubbing in your 20s and telly in your 30s, here's hoping for some partying in the 40s.

The week in celeb Instagrams

selfies

Kim K freaked out, Gisele stayed zen, Beyonce showed new skills and Biebs was eye-itchingly annoying ...

Royal of the day: Charles Edward

Royal

Charles Edward was stripped of his royal titles, joined the Nazi party and eventually died alone.

Pageant finalist saves for operation

Amy Brosnahan

A transgender beauty queen was banned from a battle, fought it, won, and now she has a fresh fight.

Beyonce wants us to own our sexuality

Beyonce

Queen B talks pesky double standards, sexual liberation and the power of ownership.

Royal of the day: Princess Beatrice

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Her life was both controlled by her formidable mother and marred with endless grief.

New scheme helps merged family become one

 Invercargill couple Jamie Wickliffe and Aidan Thompson with seven of their 10 children.

When two families with a total of 10 children become one, relationships can get a bit stressed.

Plunket families excited to meet the Royals

Royals

Parents of 10 Plunket babies will be hoping their children sleep well tonight, ahead of meeting the royal family.

Royals of the day: Hidden cousins

cousins

They were officially deemed dead in 1963 but lived far longer than that - just in secret.

Royals of the day: Kissing cousins

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The Fair Maid of Kent found her true love at 12, married a man she didn't at 13 and then ended up with her cousin.

How I finally walked away

Victim

I still don't really think of myself as a victim of domestic violence, but the truth is I was.

The week in celeb self snaps

khloe

This week the Kardashians continue to be ridiculous, while other stars show off worrying accessories.

Royal of the day: Princess Victoria of Wales

Victoria

She was sarcastic and neurotic, but eligible bachelors loved Princess Victoria of Wales.

Leggings ban: They distract boys

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A US school has banned girls from wearing the most comfy pants in the world. Why? Apparent male gaze.

Dying dad walks daughter down aisle

dad

Get your tissues out for this video of a dying man sharing a special moment with his 11-year-old daughter.

Neither man nor woman

norrie

Aussie activist has won the battle to give people who do not identify as male or female formal legal recognition.

Geena Rocero: 'Why I must come out'

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A top model has decided to tell the world her true history.

Royal of the day: She-Wolf Isabella

Royal of the day: She-Wolf Isabella

She had her husband and his male lover murdered, and then her true love was killed by her own son. Tough life!

'I don't deserve to be raped'

It's easier for us to treat the women in our lives as potential victims than it is to educate the men we know as if they might be potential perpetrators.

The hashtag Brazilian women are behind: moving the focus from the potential victim to the potential perpetrator.

Go to guys for the rich and famous

Money

The go-to-people for the rich and famous make anything happen, at any expense.

Royal of the day: Prince Eddy

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Rumours swirl that he was a visitor to gay brothels and even a serial killer - he's the King England never had.

13-year-old hits out at surfer sexism

Olive Bowers

Olive Bowers wants magazines to pick up their game - because females are athletes, not just scantily clad dolls.

Why does music move us?

music mood

Music can be a mood-changer, but experts differ over just how it stirs our emotions.

A whirlwind of weddings

Wedding Toast

OPINION: Megan Nicol Reed contemplates what weddings are really about.

The week's celeb Twitter & Insta snaps

selfies

This week some A-listers hung on the beach, others hit the gym hard while some, well, you'll see ...

Royal of the day: Prince Philip

Prince Philip

They say behind every powerful woman is a meek man, but Prince Philip is by no means a shrinking violet.

Meet Jazz: Different, fabulous

transgender

She was born male but hearing her story it's clear that she never was a boy.

Will and Kate 'miss baby milestone'

Royal

Did Prince William and Duchess Catherine miss Prince George's first crawl?

Royal of the day: Empress Mathilda

Matilda

Stroppy Mathilda, Lady of the English, encountered trouble wherever she went.

Royal of the day: Princess Margaret

Princess Margaret

Known for her outrageous love affairs and all-out partying ways, the Queen's younger sister was truly intriguing.

Kate gets ready for first Mother's Day

Royal family

Duchess of Cambridge to take a break from preparing for royal tour to spend her first Mother's Day with her family.

Royal of the day: Prince George

Prince George

He grew up knowing he was fifth in line to the throne - cue partying, drugs and scandalous romances.

Is selfie activism letting women down?

Selfie

OPINION: We don't need to sit bare-faced in front of a camera to show how brave we are.

Royal of the day: Princess Mary

mary royal

Her marriage was rumoured to be unhappy, her brother was infamous and she did a lot of good.

Are busier people happier, really?

Busy

Having a frenetic life has become a status symbol, but is multi-tasking really the key to fulfillment?

Will Kate be Kiwi-clad during the Royal Tour?

Royal

Kate's sartorial dilemmas and a significant romantic step for Harry and Cressida feature in our Royal wrap.

Fifty shades of pink

barbie

Beware the beast that's lurking in your local toy store: gender stereotyping.

Put your best foot forward

hipster

OPINION: This week Megan Nicol Reed explains why hipsters are resolutely unsexy.

The week's best celeb self snaps

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This week some celebs achieve pinnacle narcissism, others are just plain weird.

Boy banned for My Little Pony bag

Grayson Bruce

Grayson was bullied for loving My Little Pony. But when he complained, the school turned on him.

'Are you looking at my butt?'

All is not as it seems

Feel entitled to stare at anyone in tight pants? Well these videos might make you think twice ...

What's it like to adopt in NZ?

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Were you adopted or have you adopted a child or children?

This week we're obsessed with ...

obsessed

From dancing swimsuit models to dogs gone wild - the things that we love this week.

Lead him by his nose to housework

cleaner

Your husband wouldn't know a Hoover if it sucked his neck and gave him a hickey, right?

The week in celeb Instagram snaps

celeb self snaps

Madonna out-Mileys Cyrus, Kim K wears a bikini and Lorde smooches a fellow celeb.

Butt-selfie queen lands Vanity Fair spread

Jen SElter

She's well and truly conquered Instagram and now the girl with the most famous rear in the biz gets glam.

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