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Halloween is too sexy

Halloween is getting sexier by the year and Eleanor Barkhorn at the Atlantic is fearful for the kids "Perhaps the most persistent argument that adults make against sexy Halloween is that women in revealing costumes are asking for trouble," she writes.

Countyfile: Devon - In the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, go

Celebrate the season today at the 30th Autumn Festival and Apple Pressing event, which takes place at the Sharpham Estate (01803 732542; sharphamtrust.org; free) between 11am and 4pm. The 18th-century Palladian villa overlooking the River Dart at Ashprington provides a fine setting for this celebration of the apple harvest. But, thanks to the poor weather, the organisers need a little help this year, so take your own windfalls for turning into juice to help boost the estate's slim pickings. There'll also be an Apple Olympics and live music.

My Edinburgh: Sara Pascoe, Comedian

I really like it up here. If Britain was a house, then Scotland is this beautiful airy loft with hills in it. And catching the train is like climbing the stairs. Climbing the stairs from London for four-and-half hours, after which your legs would be well achey, but the view is worth it.

Beginners, Mike Mills, 104 mins (15)

Mike Mills tells the story of an older man revealing his true sexuality with a pleasing mix of melancholia and whimsy, aided by Christopher Plummer and Ewan McGregor

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Having a devil of a time: Will Sanders’ photographic celebration

Dress up one child bride of Frankenstein, add a smattering of skeletons and several pint-sized Satans and what do you get? At first glance, it's a devilishly well-dressed Halloween party. But All-Hallows Eve doesn't have a monopoly on celebrating the supernatural: Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is Mexico's raucous yet poignant annual remembrance of lost friends and relatives, set over the first two days of November – and British photographer Will Sanders has been shooting it for the past three years.