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Running shoes, check. Lycra leggings, check. Snazzy top, check. But have you got an armband to keep your valuables safe and dry?

Give in to those closet urges

New order: custom-made walk-in wardrobes are the key to a clutter-free life

Shelford orders extra training as Saracens run out of ideas

Wasps 51 Saracens 23

Couple given son's organs by mistake

A COUPLE have won a pounds 50,000 out-of-court settlement after they were mistakenly given their dead son's organs in a bag by funeral directors.

Fashion: From dawn to dusk

Work has just finished for the day and you're raring to hit that Christmas party, but you look like - well, frankly, as though you're about to go to a meeting with your boss. This is the perennial problem with going out straight from the office - there are few of us with the determination (or the funds) to go home and change into a different number every time we hit the town.

Christmas Gifts: No batteries required

Gifts don't have to go beep to keep men interested, reveals Robin Clegg

Arts: The great rock'n'roll swindle

Craftsmen - and con men - are making a mint forging `vintage' electric guitars. But who wants a beaten-up Strat anyway?

fashion: Life and soul of the party

Understated glamour is Sonia Rykiel's hallmark, and that makes her collection perfect for a millennium-night extravagance

Independent Graduate: `Dress for Success' with the `Independent Graduate' and the Menswear Council

He's the Menswear council's Best Dressed Businessman this year. He's also chairman of both the Belgo group and of Pizza Express. But what's his name? Read on and answer our competition question. There are two suit and tie combos, and 18 more ties to be won by runners-up

Fashion: Into The Groove

For women in their late twenties and early thirties, these clothes will bring back memories: Cyndi Lauper singing 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun', Madonna in 'Desperately Seeking Susan', those lacy fingerless gloves and fishnet bras, the heavy jewellery, ripped- up tights and stilettoes. All were slavishly copied in village discos up and down the land. This is not a revival as such - more a homage ...

Travel: Literally lost: 65

This excerpt has been taken from a work of travel literature. Readers are invited to tell us: a) where is the action taking place? b) who is the author? Blackwell's Bookshops will award pounds 30-worth of book tokens to the first correct answer out of the hat. Answers on a postcard to: Literally Lost, Independent on Sunday, 1 Canada Square, London E14 5DL. Usual competition rules apply. Entries to arrive by this Thursday.

Golf: A hole new ball game

The Anniversary: The first professional golf tournament teed off at Prestwick 138 years ago

Fashion: The rockin' beret

The Beatles wore the caps. Goldie wears the clothes. Hats off to Kangol, after 60 years at the top. By Tamsin Blanchard
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The day America’s love of backyard tigers led to a horrific bloodbath

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How Samuel Beckett became a French Resistance spy

As this year's Samuel Beckett festival opens in Enniskillen, James Knowlson, recalls how the Irish writer risked his life for liberty and narrowly escaped capture by the Gestapo
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We will remember them

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David Crookes meets two of the genre's most popular voices
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Could smartphones soon be diagnosing diseases?

Health Kit and Google Fit have been described as "the beginning of a health revolution"
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Can we learn to love Ryanair again?

Four recent travellers give their verdicts on the carrier's improved customer service
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Spanx launches range of jeans

The jeans come in two styles, multiple cuts and three washes and will go on sale in the UK in October
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Commonwealth Games

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The big cats kept in captivity to perform for paying audiences and then, when dead, their bodies used to fortify wine
A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery all included in top 50 hidden spots in the UK

A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery

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Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

How a disease that has claimed fewer than 2,000 victims in its history has earned a place in the darkest corner of the public's imagination
Chris Pratt: From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

He was homeless in Hawaii when he got his big break. Now the comic actor Chris Pratt is Hollywood's new favourite action star