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Zsa Zsa Gabor remains 'feisty'

Zsa Zsa Gabor smiled and ate ice cream on Saturday, a day after doctors amputated much of the actress's leg to fight a gangrene infection that could have killer her.

Ikea pieces together another gain in profits despite tough markets

The flat pack furniture giant Ikea has delivered a modest rise in annual profits, driven by an increase in sales and margins.

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Diary: Some light relief at Heston's

Heston Blumenthal's eclectic tastes are not confined to food, it would appear. The iconoclastic chef's new London establishment, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, is due to open this month at the Mandarin Oriental hotel beside Hyde Park. And its main design attraction, should you happen to glance up from your snail porridge, will be a vast, udder-shaped chandelier.

How We Met: Jamie Theakston & Jonathan Yeo

'He was there when I met my wife; he had to look after Madonna while I chatted up Sophie'

Why old rubbish is the future for 2011

From North Sea diving to repurposing useless objects, Guy Trench of Antiques By Design has become an unlikely interiors star, says Annie Deakin

Hide and chic: From zebra-print sofas to sheepskin throws we're going wild for animal interiors

But how can you pull off the lastest trend without a furry faux pas? Trish Lorenz finds out

Clear out the clutter: How to put your house in order

The tree's come down and the decorations are back in the loft, but your home is still as full as ever...

Is this the perfect chair?

A radical new office seat was inspired by the complex engineering of the Golden Gate Bridge. Josh Sims hears about its creation – and why it's so modern

Fancy dress: Oh, the decadence

As we gear up for New Year, Harriet Walker salutes the greatest party style

Lindsay Lohan accused of assault

Lindsay Lohan is under investigation for an alleged assault on a female member of staff at a rehab facility where the Hollywood actress is receiving treatment, authorities said yesterday.

How to turn your spare room into a stylish space for overnight visitors

The majority of spare rooms lie unused most of the time. No wonder they become a dumping ground for all the things you've never quite found a place for and, possibly, your laundry and ironing board too. But before you groan at the thought of having to clear it all out for the rellies coming to stay this Christmas, why not use the opportunity to transform it into a room that's both stylish and dual-purpose? "Whatever you double the room up as, use neutral wall colours to keep the feel both calming and functional," interior designer Nina Campbell advises. "And ditch curtains in favour of Roman blinds, which have the potential to look both practical and luxurious."

Cilla Black: Surprise, surprise!

She dominated the hit parade in the Sixties and went on to become the queen of Saturday night TV. What could possibly tempt Cilla Black back into the spotlight?

Creating a feminine space for female entrepreneurs

With the help of Shabby Chic designer, Rachel Ashwell, lifestyle guru and entrepreneur Lynne Franks has created a working environment that reflects ‘the feminine way of doing business’, says Emily Jenkinson.
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