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Google Doodle celebrates English furniture designer Thomas Chippendale

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Pay a visit to the Bruno and Bean pop-up shop and pick up new pieces. Palladian tea cup and saucer by Custhom, from £24. brunoandbean.com

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Other than a thick layer of dust covering the furniture, the room looks exactly as it would have done 70 years ago when its occupants fled Paris for the south of France as the Second World War erupted in Europe.

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Joe Root has been earmarked as a future captain of England

Joe Root declares himself ready to be Lions king

England's future starts today. Joe Root, the 22-year-old Yorkshire batsman, will lead England Lions against New Zealand at the start of what may be a long apprenticeship.

Bee Osborn is an interior designer who lives in London with her three daughters and art dealer husband

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Inchbald-trained Bee Osborn is an interior designer who lives in London with her three daughters and art dealer husband. She is currently working on the refurbishment of the iconic Hotel St Barth Isle de France, which is part of the Oetker Collection. Osborn talks to Annie Deakin about lighting, Kit Kemp and design tricks.

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The pain of high street retailers goes on with the CBI's latest distributive trades survey pointing to flat sales volumes in April.

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Trade in your mop and bucket and get to work on that stubborn grease and grime

Review: Poison, By Sarah Pinborough

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