Does just LOOKING 40 kill a woman"s career? 75% of women think it does (just ask former Strictly judge Arlene Phillips)

Does just LOOKING 40 kill a woman's career 75% of women think it does (just ask former Strictly judge Arlene Phillips) Women spend more than 60 per month on age-defying beauty products82% of women don't believe men have the same problem | UPDATED: 15:03 GMT, 11 October 2012 When 66-year-old dancer Arlene Phillips was usurped from her role as a Strictly Come Dancing judge by 30-year-old singer Alesha Dixon, there were cries of ageism. And dropped Countryfile presenter Miriam O'Reilly, 55, won a landmark age discrimination case against the BBC – plus an apology from the corporation's new director-general, George Entwistle. Strictly Come Dancing judge Arlene Phillips, left, was ousted from the show by Alesha Dixon, right, who is 36 years her junior This week, it was revealed that not one single woman was promoted to the boardroom of any FTSE 100 company this year.

X Factor 2012: Bosses accused of "short changing fans" after hour long show features just eight minutes of singing

X Factor bosses accused of 'short changing fans' after hour long show features just eight minutes of actual singing | UPDATED: 09:07 GMT, 3 September 2012 It's a reality TV programme that is all about finding the next big singer, yet an hour long show of the X Factor features just eight minutes of actual singing. Bosses of the ITV1 show have been accused of 'short changing' fans as tonight's episode will feature just five full auditions. According to the Daily Mirror, the criticism comes as it was suggested the show may be 'running out of talent' after nine years

X Factor bosses accused of "short changing fans" after hour long show features just eight minutes of actual singing

X Factor bosses accused of 'short changing fans' after hour long show features just eight minutes of actual singing | UPDATED: 00:37 GMT, 1 September 2012 It's a reality TV programme that is all about finding the next big singer, yet an hour long show of the X Factor features just eight minutes of actual singing.

Is this the perfect bikini body? How Cheryl Cole"s arms, Jessica Ennis"s abs and Kate Middleton"s legs make up the ultimate beach babe

Is this the perfect bikini body How Cheryl Cole's arms, Jessica Ennis's abs and Kate Middleton's legs make up the ultimate beach babe | UPDATED: 17:29 GMT, 31 July 2012 What do you get when you put together Kate Middleton, Cheryl Cole, Michelle Keegan and Jessica Ennis Combining the best parts of each of these famous women will create the ultimate British bikini body, according to researchers.

Britain"s Got Talent exploitation row: Malakai Paul"s mother says TV tears were a price worth paying for fame

When he broke down on BGT it provoked claims of exploitation. But nine-year-old Malakai’s mother defiantly insists . . . My son’s TV tears were a price worth paying for a chance of fame | UPDATED: 11:44 GMT, 7 June 2012 Standing in the glare of the spotlight, nine-year-old Malakai Paul could feel himself buckling under the pressure of expectation

Britain"s Got Talent final: Simon Cowell shows off his hairy chest

You're missing a medallion! Simon Cowell shows off his hairy chest on Britain's Got Talent final | UPDATED: 00:58 GMT, 13 May 2012 It's normally the fashion of Britain's Got Talent's female judges Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon that gets people talking. But on last night's final of the ITV show, viewers couldn't help noticing Simon Cowell's unbuttoned shirt and hairy chest.