Arts and Entertainment On unfamiliar turf: ‘Network’ by Tom Price

He talks to Hannah Duguid about how his life has informed his art

Racing: Empire strikes and so do the stable staff

The favourite for next year's 2,000 Guineas and Derby, Aidan O'Brien's Second Empire, reinforced his reputation yesterday at Longchamp, where striking stable staff proved his most difficult obstacle. Greg Wood reports.

An Englishman's home is his office

Properties specially designed for living and working are the height of fashion. William Raynor reports

Style & design: Items and Icons Skateboards etc

Heading North: Terence Conran's first shop opened almost a quarter of a century ago in Fulham, west London and has been followed by others in Paris, Hamburg, Tokyo, and Fukuoka. Now north London gets a look in with a new store (above) opening on 4 October at 55 Marylebone High Street, London W1. There will be a large range of new products plus Conran's timeless classics. Seen here: Lime and Verbena aromatherapy bath products pounds 19.95 (right) and frosted and coloured glass egg cups from India, pounds 1.25 (below); skateboards (clockwise from centre right): Clockwork Orange, Bovver boy theme Matt Palles pro board by Mike Lesage for Think, 1996; Buddha with Slurpee. Eric Koston pro model by Marc McKee for 101, 1993; The Devil and Jayne Mansfield. Grisly death of a film star. Guy Mariano pro model by Marc McKee for Blind, 1994.

Property: Forget the price escalator. Find a place that rockets

There is nothing like spotting an up-and-coming area before it arrives. Early defensiveness turns to quiet triumphalism as rising prices prove your point. In London, a few areas have seen particularly startling increases. Penny Jackson reports on areas that are now in the Premier League

Traps behind the door

Penny Jackson on hazards facing students

For real grown-ups only

STEPHEN BULL ST MARTIN'S LANE 12 Upper St Martin's Lane, London WC2H 9DL. Tel: 0171 379 7811. Open for lunch Monday to Friday from noon to 2.15pm and Monday to Saturday from 5.45 to 11.30pm. Average price per person, pounds 30. Credit cards accepted

A close shave in Mayfair

John Windsor, stubble freshly badgered, says the secret is heat, moisturiser and TLC

Keep the Porsche, I'd rather have a life

The Nineties yuppie wants something more than serious money - 'work/life balance'. Even if it means earning less. Emma Cook on an attitude revolution

City talk: The mystery deepens at Display.IT

Shares in Display.IT, the Ofex-traded software concern, were suspended last week at 245p after it lost its chairman, David Familiant, and Tom Mackay, the company secretary and a partner with lawyers Taylor Johnson Garrett, which also resigned as the company's solicitor. Mr Mackay left, it was reported, because of "his inability to obtain certain information from the company about its affairs".

Chirpy in Clerkenwell

CICADA: 132-136 St John Street, London EC1. Tel: 0171 608 1550. Open Monday to Friday 12noon -11pm, Saturday evening 6-11pm. Set menu costs pounds 7 for two courses before 7pm. Average price per person, pounds 25. Major credit cards accepted

Now is the month of Maying

The bare-faced antics of Oxford students may distract from Magdalen's choral Mayfest. But the college choir is now moving into a new dawn. By Andrew Stewart

77 years for gang who raped tourist

Seven teenagers who viciously gang-raped an Austrian tourist and threw her into a canal to drown were sentenced to a total of 77 years of detention yesterday. The boys showed no emotion as Sir Lawrence Verney QC, Recorder of London, told them: "This case of rape is as horrifying and revolting as any could be.

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