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Judging by the national mood, I would urge David Cameron to go to the polls now; the mood is good out there

Scorching humour highlights tan risks

A POSTER campaign ridiculing young people who show off suntans was launched yesterday to drive home the message of the harmful effects of the sun.

`Oops - Sorry I Forgot Your Sad Suicide' ... and other greetings cards the censor saw

People who do very unusual jobs indeed

In thing: Card holder

The cynics among us may well argue that these gadgets would only be of use around Christmas time, when we are inundated with useless bits of paper that must be displayed so as not to offend. But in fact they fulfil a need that is rarely recognised, because it just isn't a classy enough concept. Art for the masses - it's already here in the form of cards and postcards. These little poles topped with a bulldog clip are the designers' seal of approval. Art-loving students will breathe a sigh of relief to know that Blu-Tack need no longer sully their precious, one- in-an- edition-of-millions Picasso print.

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The London Eye has a box of Wrigley's Extra (containing 30 packets), a selection of Nars Cosmetics, 10 bottles of HUGO Woman and one pair of Reebok's Chinese Instapump to give away.

Environment: Christmas will claim 250,000 trees

Britain's Christmas will leave a body count of around a quarter of a million slain trees, the environment group Friends of the Earth claims today.

Tuesday's Tickets

Warren Mitchell must despair of the character that made him a household name, but Alf Garnett, scourge of the politically correct, remains second to none as a creation of near-heroic crassness and insensitivity.

Competition Details No 363

In Which painting by which painter can you find these legs?

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In which painting by which painter can you find this pair of specs?

ART LIFE; POSTCARD BIOGRAPHIES FROM THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

6 Simon Callow on Charles Laughton (1899-1962)

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The London Eye has five copies of Jackpot Records new compilation CD to give away to the first readers out of the hat.

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Win tickets and a CD of the soundtrack (featuring Prodigy and Manic Street Preachers) for House of America, the new film about a family seduced and destroyed by the American Dream being released 10 Oct. 10 winners will be invited to a private screening at First Independent Films in Baker Street, Tuesday 21 October. Each winner can invite one friend to the screening.To enter, answer this question:

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