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Christmas Details Competition: A scrap of lace, a teasing curl… the clues were there, but how did you do in our seasonal quiz?

Jenny Gilbert presents the answers to our seasonal head-scratching blockbuster...

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1. What was the international language created by the Polish linguist LL Zamenhof in 1887?

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The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run was established in 1896 partly to mark the abolition of which legal requirement in motoring

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1. Who's the only Prime Minister to serve under three different monarchs?

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1. Who was the artist of a 1914 watercolour of Munich's old town hall that fetched €130,000 at an auction in Germany recently?

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1. When the First Division became the Premier League in 1992 it contained three original members of the Football League. Which ones?

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1. A new version of which British coin will be introduced in 2017?

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1. Who reportedly asked her husband, "Why don't you write books that people can read?"?

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1. In football, what is the action of kicking a ball through an opponent's legs called?

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11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a little helping hand with an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products

10 best Valentine’s Day jewellery under £70

Heart-themed jewellery doesn’t have to be sickly sweet or super-expensive . IndyBest finds unusual love tokens to buy for her or treat yourself this year

11 best decorative blankets

Keep rooms cosy in the cold snap with a decorative cover. IndyBest finds pieces to drape over the sofa now, and wrap yourself up in later

Valentine's Day I love you to pieces

Valentine's Day cards: 5 best online card shops

Can't find a card you like on the high street? Try one of these sites for individual, personalised options, whatever your taste

Once you go Apple, you rarely go back

How Apple became so successful that its total revenue is bigger than the GDP of some countries

The tech firm has recorded the biggest quarterly profits ever made by a public company

10 best computer mice

10 best computer mice

If you spend hours online, it’s worth investing in efficient hardware. IndyBest tests devices to make browsing and gaming a breeze

10 best bathroom scales

11 best bathroom scales

Keep in tune with your body with  one of these gadgets. IndyBest weighs in on the best machines – both smart and simple – for the job

10 best vegan cookbooks

No meat, fish or dairy? No problem. IndyBest picks the cookbooks that use the healthiest ingredients – and prove there is life after cheese

Christmas Details Competition: A scrap of lace, a teasing curl… the clues were there, but how did you do in our seasonal quiz?

Jenny Gilbert presents the answers to our seasonal head-scratching blockbuster...

The Saturday Quiz answers

Here are the answers to this week's quiz...

The Saturday Quiz: Try our weekly brain teaser

1. What was the international language created by the Polish linguist LL Zamenhof in 1887?

13 best face creams for winter

Boost moisture levels in dry, lacklustre winter skin with these creams for dehydrated complexions

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10 best women's trainers

Want shoes you can wear with everything?  IndyBest finds on-trend treads to see you through spring

Burns Night 2015: 11 best whiskies

Our pick of the whiskies to toast the life and work of Scotland's national poet on January 25

10 best prints for under £100

Affordable art doesn’t have to mean mass-produced works. IndyBest finds some conversation-starting pieces by artists and illustrators to get on your walls

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

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The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
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Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

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Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

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Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

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11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

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The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

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Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee