Women-only taxis in New York? No thanks

A women-only taxi service has launched in New York after facing legal complications over its discriminatory policy. SheRides is now legally acceptable, but is it good for women?

Victoria Beckham discovers feminism

As correspondents rush between speakers, interviews and deadlines at the UN General Assembly, there was one event on the agenda that provoked a collective eye-roll.

'French answer to Playboy' makes heady comeback

While a UK campaign to ban so-called "lads' mags" is gathering speed, a men’s magazine with a distinctly macho flavour has just relaunched here in France. And it's selling like hot cakes.

Seduction: 'the key' to understanding France?

In her new book, “La Seduction: How the French Play the Game of Life”, Elaine Sciolino, Paris correspondent for the New York Times, gives the French some much-needed good press. Well, up to a point.
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