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Making merry in the capital of Afro-Brazilian culture
The End, the London nightclub which helped Fatboy Slim find fame, shuts on Saturday. But recession is not to blame for the latest closure in clubland. Jerome Taylor reports
The TR-808 drum machine was the sound of the Eighties. Now it's back – courtesy of Kanye West's new album, out today. Rhodri Marsden feels the beat
After losing out on a country cottage, Sandi Thom decided to go for a shore thing with a flat in Brighton, complete with balconies and a sea view