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Why Malala Yousafzai should win the Nobel Peace Prize

This year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner is announced tomorrow. Sian Harries explains that, in her eyes, the 17-year-old Pakistani education activist deserves the title.

Independent Woman

Think the end of the referendum campaign has put the kibosh on Scotland’s political ardour? Nae chance, says Jojo Sutherland.

UKIP candidate calls for Spare Womb Tax

As the general election campaigning gets underway with gusto, Hannah Dunleavy learns of a UKIP policy suggestion that, quite frankly, staggers belief. #AprilFools2015

Happy 30th Neighbours!

Neighbours, one of the UK’s best-loved Australian telly imports, celebrates its 30th birthday today. Another favourite Aussie import Felicity Ward tells us how her relationship with the Ramsay Street residents started with obsession and ended in shame.

My book, my torch, my secret lover

It’s 30 years this month since the first mobile phone call was made in the UK. We asked Jenny Éclair if she could now imagine life without her mobile.

Targeting Ovarian Cancer

As part of a series during Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, we talk to two medical professionals who have seen the disease from both sides.

A decade on from the tsunami, its victims are gone but never forgotten

Ten years ago, Tanya Barrow heard news that brought the tragedy unfolding half a world away to her doorstep.

WOW? You’re not kidding…

Women of the World (WOW) is an eight-day festival of talks, debates, music, film and comedy celebrating women, which kicks off on Sunday. Sandi Toksvig chatted to founder and director Jude Kelly about women changing the world, through policy, humour and a well-deployed hammer.

Pussy Riot: Life as Enemies of the State

Nadya Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina of the Moscow-based feminist protest group made a whistlestop tour around the UK. Hannah Dunleavy caught up with them in Cambridge.