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Chanelle Beasley went missing on New Year's Eve in the Mitcham area of south west London

The Mill - City of Dreams, Drummonds Mill, Bradford

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Wool Work: A Sailor’s Art, Compton Verney, Warwickshire

Needlework done on board ship is far more expressive and inventive than its folk-art image suggests

Pathologist Freddy Patel handed suspension

A pathologist found guilty of serious misconduct over his post-mortem examination reports into the death of a victim of so-called "Camden Ripper" Anthony Hardy was suspended for four months today.

Caught & Social: Gloves are off for ‘Punch’ premiere

The cast of Sucker Punch swept into Leicester Square in force last night, like a group of girls on a night out.

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Charles Nevin: What we can all learn from Lord Cardigan

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Kate Middleton's risque dress fetches £78,000

The see-through dress which sparked Prince William's interest in Kate Middleton sold tonight for £78,000.

Play on, Paris

The front rows in the French capital were alive with rumours, but the designers just got on with being imaginative, saysSusannah Frankel

Harriet Walker: Can you combine comfort with cool?

Another season of shows passed, all with more worrying new trends to analyse than a government-official's notebook, and yet another shopping list to draw up. I've made a pact with myself only to buy things I don't need from now on – and that's not me being all cool and off-the-wall, it's purely pragmatic.

Milan Fashion Week: Behind the scenes at the catwalk shows

Glamour, excess and sex appeal are the key to the Italian look, says Susannah Frankel. Photographer Martino Lombezzi went backstage at Milan Fashion Week earlier this month to capture the action

A flourish for fetish: Louis Vuitton unleashes its new objects of desire

The final day of Paris fashion week brought with it collars, corsetry and cuffs on the catwalk

Stella stars beneath the chandeliers

Stella McCartney opened the proceedings at the Paris collections yesterday, choosing as her location the Opera Garnier.

On the shoulders of Polar giants

One hundred years ago, the great explorers raced to conquer Antarctica. Adrian Mourby follows their trail

Stay the night: No 14 Verbier, Switzerland

This refurbished Swiss hotel is leading the way with its boutique style. And the food is excellent, too, says Minty Clinch
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