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Presenter for Channel 4 News, blogger for the Telegraph. 2 husbands: Jon on-screen, John off-screen. Full-time job: mum of 2. Facebook on.fb.me/1yJVG7w

Grammar school row: Is Nicky Morgan trying too hard to distance herself from Gove?

telegraph.co.uk — "There's nothing wrong with grammar schools, and there's a lot to celebrate in the existing grammar schools that we have, but it's also the case that comprehensive schools can do a fantastic job, if they have the high aspirations that I've seen."

Art Exhibit in Washington Explores the Madonna as Woman, Mother, and Idea

news.nationalgeographic.com — Cathy Newman Published December 4, 2014 She's the most recognizable woman in the world. Her image spans a wide range of centuries and styles, from reverential portraits by old masters like Michelangelo to cheap plaster statues to the controversial collage by Chris Ofili of a black Madonna studded with elephant dung that caused an uproar when exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum in 1999.

Breastfeeding mothers shouldn't be forced to cover up

telegraph.co.uk — "It's depressing that when there are such well-documented benefits of breastfeeding, officious policies like this make new mums feel uncomfortable for doing nothing more than feeding their baby," she said. "Many babies don't like feeding under a tent and mothers shouldn't be forced to cover up, as if they are doing something illicit or wrong.

You can bury your nose in a book, but not in an iPad

telegraph.co.uk — First, let me declare an interest. Several, in fact. I love books. I'm married to an author, I'm the mother of two bookworms, and as one of the judges for next year's Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction I currently live and breathe the printed word.

Give those fat Britons a free gastric band! We can't afford not to

telegraph.co.uk — The nice people at NICE couldn't have timed it better. Just as an array of mouth-watering pies, pastries and puddings clutter the supermarket shelves for Christmas, the health watchdog reminds us that Britain is turning into a nation of fatties, with potentially disastrous consequences for the NHS and the bank balance.

RBS fined over IT fiasco - video

channel4.com — RBS is fined £56m for an IT problem that left one in ten locked out of their accounts. The regulators who imposed the fine say it's big enough to make the bank "sit up and take notice".

First female bishops? The Church is fearful for them

telegraph.co.uk — Talking to Hudson-Wilkin you get a sense of the joy she certainly takes in the General Synod's historic decision. But there's also a palpable feeling of fear about the struggles the first women bishops will face. "When you are the first person or the first of people in a particular role then you are pioneers...For pioneers there is no easy task.

Keep going, Judi Dench - you’re an inspiration

telegraph.co.uk — So Dame Judi should take comfort in the knowledge that acting is getting its house in order. Other industries, however, have much further to go. Take my own profession. I gave evidence to a Lords committee last week that is investigating why there are so few women in broadcasting.

Where on earth are all our older female TV presenters? Dead?

telegraph.co.uk — So Dame Judi should take comfort in the knowledge that acting is getting its house in order. Other industries, however, have much further to go. Take my own profession. I gave evidence to a Lords committee last week which is investigating why there are so few women in broadcasting.

The idea of my own stink bug evokes a whiff of nostalgia

telegraph.co.uk — An immigrant from the Far East is destined for our shores and really creating a stink. Halyomorpha halys - or the brown marmorated stink bug if Latin is not your bag - is already plaguing America, and sightings have spread to France and Italy.
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Dec 19, 2014

I love this story about people who've been in care cooking christmas lunch for others who would otherwise eat alone. #c4news

Dec 19, 2014

@opinion8ed_dyke I certainly didn't mean to use the word in that context!

Dec 19, 2014

RT @johnthejack: Women lack the killer instinct? Have they seen @cathynewman taking on an dissembling politician? #c4news

Dec 19, 2014

@GeorgiaBea_EDGE @EverydaySexism but we're talking about women who are physically big enough to do the job...

Dec 19, 2014

You're hardly going to pass the tests for frontline combat if you're a petite, delicate slip of a woman are you?

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