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Kirsty Wark lifts the lid on menopause

We all have different symptoms so let's talk about it!

– Kirsty Wark is lifting the lid on menopause and its symptoms

It's something that every woman will go through, so why is menopause still considered taboo? Presenter Kirsty Wark breaks the silence on menopause and its symptoms in new documentary The Menopause and Me.

In a quest for the truth, Kirsty, who had a hysterectomy at 47 which led her into a sudden and unnatural menopause, cuts through the confusion and says the unsayable on this very personal odyssey.

At the heart of the programme is frank and often funny testimony from famous and not so famous women, including Jennifer Saunders and Kaye Adams, as well as expert advice.

Kirsty Wark: The Menopause and Me airs tonight at 10.45pm on BBC1.

'I was diagnosed with autism aged 45'

The more I looked into women with autism the more it was like a lightbulb moment - it was so me.

– Laura James on the moment she was diagnosed with adult autism

Autism affects around 700,000 people in the UK, but Laura James was already a mother of four when she was diagnosed with condition at the age of 45.

Now the journalist and author has written a powerful memoir, Odd Girl Out, to tell her story.

Popular brand names commonly mispronounced...

Our discussion about the correct pronunciation of high street store Primark sparked a healthy debate on yesterday's show, which got us thinking about other popular brand names commonly mispronounced.

Is it Ad-i-das or Ad-ee-das, Nike or Nik-ey?

Have you ever argued about the correct pronunciation? Yes, us too! So much so that we've compiled a list of the ones we often say differently below!

Diane Blood: 20 years on from her landmark IVF case

It was a huge risk but absolutely worth it

– Diane spoke of the huge emotional and financial cost involved in her IVF

It's been 20 years since Diane Blood made legal history, winning a landmark case to use her dead husband's sperm to have a child.

Diane's husband Steven died of meningitis in 1995 and, after discussing it together before his death, Diane asked doctors to freeze his sperm. The request was initially refused but she took her fight to the Court of Appeal and months of fighting ended in a landmark ruling as the Judge granted Diane use of her husbands sperm to have a child.

Rachel Dolezal: 'I'm trans-black'

I'm becoming OK - to a certain extent - with a level of support and rejection that's been going on for the last couple of years since my biological heritage was brought to the surface

– Rachel Dolezal - the black rights activist who was exposed as a white woman

The black rights activist who claimed to be African American but was outed by her white parents, has opened up about her very public expose and the colossal backlash that followed.

Rachel Dolezal, who identifies as trans-black, was a high-profile campaigner for African American rights but everything changed when a picture of her as a child surfaced.