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“I made an outfit out of £25 worth of clothes all from Lidl’s mid-aisle and walked away dressed in Harry Potter pajamas and old man’s slippers” – Finn Byrne

Lidl is the home of bargains and there’s a place in the store where you never know what you’re going to find. The middle aisle contains a random selection of products that you often don’t know you want until you see them. One of them is clothing. I headed to …

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BBC Antiques Roadshow’s Fiona Bruce floored by medallion with royal connection inside

BBC Antiques Roadshow host Fiona Bruce was surprised by a locket with a secret royal connection inside. Fans saw Fiona stunned to be presented with a locket containing the HAIR of Charles I. “Not a lock, not a lock, but a small fragment of Charles I’s lock of hair,” explained …

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High import duties hamper the export of furniture

High import duties on raw materials hamper the price competitiveness of Bangladesh’s furniture industry, a major barrier to accessing international markets. Although manufacturers have been exporting furniture for a decade, the annual turnover has yet to exceed $100 million, a scenario worth considering since the government is already trying to …

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Antiques expert urges treasure seekers to seek out old game consoles that can sell for thousands

New TV antiques expert Angus Ashworth has urged treasure seekers to look for old games consoles in the attic rather than family china. Auctioneer Angus, 37, said early gaming computers, including Nintendos, can sell for £1,000 and ZX Spectrums up to £500 among middle-aged buyers with money money to resell. …

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artnet: 13 Must-See Exhibits at the Museum of American Art in 2022, From Philip Guston’s Long-awaited Investigation to Faith Ringgold’s New York Moment

So here we are. It’s 2022 and you’re looking for a list of the most important art museum exhibitions of the year. You are in the right place! Here’s a rundown of the shows you’ll want to watch through June. January “Noah Davis“at the Los Angeles underground museumOpening January 12, …

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BBC Antiques Road Trip: Izzie Balmer’s Off-Camera Life of Very Private Love Life, Amazing Hidden Talent, and Most Expensive Sale

Any daytime TV fan will know the name of Izzie Balmer – Izzie has been a regular expert on the iconic BBC show Antiques Road Trip for several years. The 32-year-old antique expert and auctioneer has put his skills and expertise to good use on our screens, and has also …

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BBC Antiques Road Trip: Natasha Raskin Sharp’s Husband She Met On Set, The One Thing They “Are Guilty” Of And How She Broke The Rules Of The BBC Show

When it comes to antiques, no one knows what TV presenter and antiques expert Natasha Raskin Sharp is. Natasha, 35, will be a familiar face to anyone who has enjoyed programs such as Antiques Road Trip, Bargain Hunt or Flog it! and she has many years of experience under her …

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Celebrate the New Year with Wheeling Antiques | News, Sports, Jobs

This pastel-hued portrait vase from Warwick is a recent find for a local collector. It is pink with aqua highlights and edged with gold. Downtown Wheeling has been at the forefront of many news with sewage and street improvements, more housing options, and an effort by many small businesses to …

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The historic town of Berkshire with a world famous antique shop and one of the best Sunday roasts in the UK

There is nothing better than a hearty Sunday roast on a cold winter afternoon. And while London may have a lot of pubs, something about the country air makes it better. So why not take a day trip to find the best roast in the UK? READ MORE: London’s best …

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The best gifts art insiders have ever given, from a revered antique painting to a sassy hat

Welcome to 12 Days of Artmas, our new non-denominational holiday extravaganza – an Advent calendar with gift ideas and stories for art lovers of all stripes, every day until December 24. To inspire your search for the perfect gift, we asked the art world what inspired gifts they are most …

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BBC Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: AJ Pritchard’s Life of Famous Family, Dancing Girlfriend and Pop Star ‘Romance’

AJ Pritchard, 27, is a familiar face on our screens, known for his work as a professional dancer in the classic BBC program Come dance strictly. Over the past few years, AJ’s career has grown steadily. The pro dancer then appeared on I’m a celebrity … Get me out of …

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Colonial Williamsburg to host antiques forum

Chart table, Charleston, South Carolina, 1805-1815, museum purchase (Courtesy Colonial Williamsburg) WILLIAMSBURG – The Colonial Williamsburg (CW) Foundation is preparing to hold its 74th annual Antiquities Forum at the end of this winter. From February 25 to March 1, 2022, the forum will explore a theme of “Virtue and Vice” …

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Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: Lucy Porter’s wedding to a famous actor who starred in Endeavor

One of the celebrities appearing on this season of Celebrity Antiques Roadshow is comedian and actress Lucy Porter, famous for appearing on panel shows like Will I Lie to You? as well as on the Radio 4 panels. After starting out as a journalist, Croydon-born Lucy, 48, found her true …

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BBC Celebrity Antiques Roadtrip: Edith Bowman’s rockstar husband and why being a breakfast DJ is so unhealthy

Edith Bowman has been in and around television and radio for two decades now since she burst onto the scene presenting MTV News and then Top of the Pops. Since then she has become an established BBC Radio 1 DJ and has presented a number of different music programs and …

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BBC Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: The 33-year-old wedding of Martin and Shirlie Kemp and their even more famous son

Martin Kemp, 60, is a highly regarded musician and actor known as the bassist for Spandau Ballet and for playing the role of Steve Owen in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. Given Martin’s success and popularity, over the years he has amassed a large and dedicated fan base who enjoys …

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Ombudsman finds credit card company loaned mom 13 payday loans and ‘increased limit’

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has sided with customers who say a credit card company “increased credit limits” to people who would have difficulty paying them back. Aqua has lost several lawsuits with clients who claim they have falsely loaned money to people including a mother with 13 payday loans, …

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BBC Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: Countdown’s Rachel Riley and Her Marriage to Strictly’s Pasha Kovalev

Rachel Riley is best known for her role as a host on the hit Channel 4 game show Countdown. The 35-year-old star first graced our screens in 2009 when she replaced longtime Carol Vorderman, and since then has been helping contestants find puzzle solutions. She also played a major role …

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Dear Sheikh Rashid, you are a real sheep in wolf clothes

You are precious to the country, Sheikh! If that’s not your country, at least in “Endia” where people use you as a form of entertainment. Dear Sheikh Rashid, keep the smile of Endia and the rest of the world Sheikh Saab, में बोलूँ? भी कहा जा सकता है, वो कम …

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