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Are antique fairs making a comeback?

New antique fairs, impressive figures and an iPhone app shows how the antique market is fairing, says Annie Deakin

Why old rubbish is the future for 2011

From North Sea diving to repurposing useless objects, Guy Trench of Antiques By Design has become an unlikely interiors star, says Annie Deakin

Why Diane von Furstenburg is re-modelling Claridge's

Discover the latest fashion designer to dabble in interior design

Is it possible to decorate a unisex – and tasteful – nursery?

Annie Deakin discovers how to create a Disney-free space for her pregnant bump

Making magic with Alice in Wonderland

New Spring/Summer home collections unveil oversized furniture and a very Burton-esque play with scale

Britain's sexiest hotels for Valentine’s Day

How interior designers are bringing va-va-voom to the country’s top hotels

Mission interior design: Adventurer Ben Fogle goes into soft furnishings

Why Fogle is the new face of home shop OKA

In bed with the stars

It's no wonder that the new Anglo-Indian lifestyle boutique Lulu and Nat is charming celebrities like Claudia Schiffer and Keira Knightley, says Annie Deakin

Return of the goth?

Kate Moss, Big Brother and Victoria Beckham are turning gothic mainstream

David Linley looks back at the noughties

The Royal carpenter on the past decade of design

Furniture iPhone apps – fabulous or futile?

As IKEA and House of Fraser join the media frenzy, the question rises as to whether furniture shops can justify an iPhone app

The trendiest of Christmas trees

Shock horror as John Galliano unveils a blue Christmas tree and black trees sell out fast

Pick up an Emin for a song

This weekend's skill swapping and hard-nose bartering reveals the art that money can't buy, says Annie Deakin

Wanted: Interior design students with X Factor

A new competition to hunt down tomorrow's creative talent is stirring up studio design

Getting lucky at auction

The biggest art lucky dip including Paul Smith and Bill Viola opened on 'Friday the 13th'

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Greeks say 'No' to austerity and plunge Europe into crisis
Ten years after the 7/7 terror attacks, is Britain an altered state?

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Ten years after the terror attacks, is Britain an altered state?
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No hope and no jobs, so Gaza's young risk their lives, climb the fence and run for it

No hope and no jobs in Gaza

So the young risk their lives and run for it
Fashion apps: Retailers roll together shopping and social networking for mobile customers

Fashion apps

Retailers roll together shopping and social networking for mobile customers
The Greek referendum exposes a gaping hole at the heart of the European Union – its distinct lack of any genuine popular legitimacy

Gaping hole at the heart of the European Union

Treatment of Greece has shown up a lack of genuine legitimacy
Number of young homeless in Britain 'more than three times the official figures'

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Number of young homeless people in Britain is 'more than three times the official figures'
Compton Cricket Club

Compton Cricket Club

Portraits of LA cricketers from notorious suburb to be displayed in London
London now the global money-laundering centre for the drug trade, says crime expert

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The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court

It helps a winner keep on winning
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Is this the future of flying?

Battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks
Isis are barbarians – but the Caliphate is a dream at the heart of all Muslim traditions

Isis are barbarians

but the Caliphate is an ancient Muslim ideal
The Brink's-Mat curse strikes again: three tons of stolen gold that brought only grief

Curse of Brink's Mat strikes again

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Greece debt crisis: 'The ministers talk to us about miracles' – why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum

'The ministers talk to us about miracles'

Why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum
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Call of the wild

How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate