Knickers, with the launch in Paris of a range of silk underwear containing microcapsules of perfume. The capsules break open as they rub against the skin, releasing their pleasant fragrances. Even after six washes, according to a spokeswoman for makers, Groupe Perrin.
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Vo Nhu Da, a Vietnamese farmer, whose discovery of a giant sweet potato turned sour as hundreds of people turned up at his door to view the 85kg vegetable. Besieged by the hordes of veggie-spotters, Mr Da took his potato indoors and locked himself in.Reuse content