‘No one cared because we were black girls’: is time finally up for R Kelly?

Women have accused the singer of sexual abuse for decades. So why are they only being listened to now? Blame misogyny and racism – but also the potency of his music

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An adult guide to eating more greens – even if you hate them

One in 20 adults have eaten no green vegetables in the past month, according to a poll. Here are the most delicious ways to get even the most ardent veggie-phobes munching kale

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Get stuck in: four healing honey recipes

Maximise honey’s medicinal properties with these easy ideas, from breakfast to snacks and a bedtime drink

From coughs to cakes: why honey is the bee’s knees

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From coughs to cakes: why honey is the bee’s knees

Honey should be your first line of treatment for a cough – but don’t just reach for it when you have the sniffles. Sourced everywhere from Zambian forests to Irish meadows and London rooftops, there is a flavour to suit everyone

Get stuck in: four healing honey recipes

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The explosive film lifting the lid on sex trafficking between India and LA

Love Sonia is the shocking tale of a young woman caught up in the global sex trade. Its director and stars, including Demi Moore and Freida Pinto, on the true stories that inspired it

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From vibrators to gay kisses, how Bollywood embraced the taboo

Once a musical wonderland out of touch with reality, India’s film industry is finally addressing contemporary issues – and telling women’s stories

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If having a dog means you can never have another holiday, is it worth it?

Jilly Cooper hasn’t been away for 22 years because she can’t bear to leave her greyhound – but every day is like a holiday when there’s a dog in your life

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Seven ways … to prevent skin cancer

Sunburn can lead to skin cancer, so it is especially important to be careful in summer. From suspect moles to suitable sunscreen, you can minimise your risk if you know the steps to take and the warning signs

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How to have a zero waste kitchen: tips from Jamie Oliver, Tom Kerridge, Skye Gyngell and more

Restaurants have a daily battle against wasting food. We asked top chefs for their home hacks that will save you money and give your cooking a flavour boost

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When we cheer the royals, democracy suffers. What a retrograde moment

Meghan Markle brings glamour to the royals, and they benefit enormously, but Broken Britain can’t be patched together by pageantry and a kiss

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Martin Luther King: how a rebel leader was lost to history

Fifty years after his death, the civil rights leader is a national treasure in the US. But what happened to his revolutionary legacy?

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Banita Sandhu – the London undergrad moonlighting as a Bollywood star

The Welsh actor, and star of Shoojit Sircar’s new film October, is becoming big name in India. But in the meantime, she’s got an English literature degree to finish

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Indian Summer School review – five terrible teens are sent to India’s equivalent of Eton

It’s really about tossing some lazy kids way out of their comfort zone and hoping for tantrums, tears and entertaining bad behaviour

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The final frontier: how female directors broke into sci-fi

It was seen as a job for the boys. That’s changing thanks to the likes of Ava DuVernay, Patty Jenkins and Claire Denis being given opportunities to oversee big-budget productions

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When did it become fashionable to eat with a fork in the right hand?

The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific concepts

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Voice-recognition gadgets make me worry for the future of humanity

They might be able to help us find music and turn our heating on before we get home, but what’s wrong with using our own brains and bodies? Soon we’ll all be lying about like dying slugs

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