Queenies with radishes and ponzu

Queenies with radishes and ponzu

Serves 4

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Don’t like the taste of Swedes? Well neither does Volvo's new Chinese owner

Are Volvos too Swedish? They are, according to Li Shufu, head of the Chinese firm that bought the car manufacturer in 2010. He told a TV interview that the interiors “feel too Scandinavian”, and the management’s a bit Swedish, too, whatever that means. Volvo’s PR team has swung into action to insist Mr Shufu’s comments got lost in translation, but maybe he’s onto something. Here, Trending presents a handy guide to what is and isn’t  “too Scandinavian”.

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Just half an over and out: Graeme Smith fails on Surrey bow

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Shaved asparagus and Cashel blue salad

Shaved asparagus and Cashel blue salad

Serves 4

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Easter egg

Serves 4

Herb-crusted rack of lamb with lamb faggots

Herb-crusted rack of lamb with lamb faggots

Serves 4

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Whipping up a refreshing drink from your favourite fruit and veg is a breeze with one of these.

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New Zealand v England: Alastair Cook couldn't watch final overs

England held on to draw the third Test and the series

Quintet quarter: A bedroom at the B&B

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For an escape from the city's modern skyscrapers, find sanctuary in this charming 1930s house, says Lucinda Baring

Koshari

Serves 6-8

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