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The 10 Best washing machines

Whether you need a washer that's compact or capacious, these high-tech options really are the sultans of spin

Out of the groove: Digital age silences DJ turntable of choice

Just weeks after Sony quietly pressed stop on the Walkman, its Japanese rival Panasonic has announced the end of another chapter of music history. It will no longer produce its Technics line of analogue turntables, including the pioneering 1200 series, originally a humble record player, that almost by accident sparked the birth of a musical and cultural movement.

Storrie blamed for Pompey crisis

Portsmouth's administrator Andrew Andronikou claims the former chief executive Peter Storrie must bear part of the blame for the economic problems that has engulfed the club. Andronikou was speaking after the Premier League confirmed a nine-point deduction as a sanction for Portsmouth going into administration, action that should guarantee relegation.

WIN a Panasonic SC-HC3 Micro Hi-Fi System!

Music helps us define who we are as people, and our taste is very much a personal choice, but there are definitely times when music is for sharing. And when family and friends are together at Christmas, it’s no good listening to The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl privately on your mp3 player!

Calling for Great Britons

If you think you’ve got what it takes to be the best and you dream of visiting a place that could change your career, you could be a British Airways Great Briton

The Insider: Rise to the challenge and save a bit of dough on

There can be a surprising amount of salt in shop-bought bread: eating just two slices of a normal branded, medium-sliced, white loaf could give you just over 15 per cent of your recommended daily intake. So, whether you're looking to reduce your salt intake, or just want to enjoy the smell and taste of freshly baked bread, you might want to think about baking your own.

Kit for a king: The 10 best buys for extreme adventures

This women's 10-litre day-sack is ideal for light hiking and biking. It weighs a modest 340g, but includes handy features such as two-way zippered pockets, padded straps (one of which has a mobile-phone pocket) and a cool foam/mesh back panel. Inside are more zippers and a pouch that can hold a smallish laptop. The inner liners are made from recycled polyester and the aluminium components from old soft-drink cans.

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