'I've been irresponsible and naive in the past - I've been a child all my life. But it's time I grew up': Tara Palmer-Tomkinson on being an It-girl and high family expectations

She seemed to have it all, but Tara Palmer-Tomkinson's party lifestyle brought her heartache. She talks about the new project that's helping her to like herself again.

Is 50 the new 30? You bet! Seven inspiring women tell us why this is their best decade yet

Doing the splits, clubbing, modelling, beating cancer twice, retraining, reaching the top... these women show how your sixth decade can be the most rewarding.

Home is where the art is: How creativity helped one woman cope with family crisis

When playwright Jessica Swale's life was thrown into turmoil by her father's illness, she turned to the creativity that had helped shape her identity as a child.

From 'you're boring' to 'I fancy someone else': Eight things you should never say in a relationship

With tensions running high in the festive build-up, little niggles can escalate into major rows. But some things should be left unsaid, warns marital therapist Andrew G Marshall.

First person: 'I feel the loss of Mum most at Christmas' 

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Carmella De Lucia lost her mother to brain cancer as a teenager. Eleven years on, she has set up a support group to connect motherless daughters all over the country. 

'He was my brother, my boyfriend, my soulmate. Most of the time people called me Mrs McQueen; we often shared a bed': Annabelle Neilson on the iconic designer

Annabelle Neilson on Alexander McQueen and being best mates with Kate Moss

The socialite, model and reality TV star can now add children's author to her resumé - along with best friend of Kate Moss, ex-wife of banker Nat Rothschild and muse of the late Alexander McQueen. She tells Katie Nicholl about her life more extraordinary.

In the limelight: Like father, like son 

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 24:  (L-R) Brooklyn Beckham, David Beckham and  Romeo Beckham attend Game Three of the Western Conference Final during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on May 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Noel Vasquez/GC Images)

Handsome, talented - and their dads aren't bad either. Meet the A-listers' sons who are proving that star quality is in their DNA.

YOU reading group: A Place Called Winter by Patrick Gale

When Harry embarks on an illicit love affair, his privileged family life is turned upside down. Threatened with exposure, he emigrates to Canada to try his hand at farming on a prairie homestead.

Spotlight on new Star Wars sensation Daisy Ridley

Daisy who? That's not a question we'll be asking for much longer. The Brit actress stars in the most hotly anticipated movie of the millennium, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which opens this week.

Emotional ties with celebrity make-up artist Lisa Eldridge

Lisa Eldridge on her snooty mannequin, vintage Biba, holidaying with family in the Greek Isles, the transformative powers of make-up and her Instagramming kitten.

All booked up for Christmas! 


Forget leftover turkey and board games, YOU's books editor Kate Figes picks titles that will have everyone page-turning through to Boxing Day.

Are you suffering from destination syndrome? Take the short cut to fulfilment and stop waiting for your real life to begin

It's been 35 years since John Lennon sang, 'Life is just what happens to you while you're busy making other plans', but we don't seem to have got better at seizing the day.

'Simon can be very badly behaved!': Xtra Factor presenter Rochelle Humes on keeping Mr Cowell in check

A cheeky humour and natural ease have won The Saturdays' Rochelle Humes primetime slots presenting The Xtra Factor and Children in Need - on top of her pop career.