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M&M’s have had a ‘progressive’ makeover – could this be feminism’s sweetest victory?

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No doubt I speak for every woman on Earth when I say this: thank you, Mars! When I was a little girl I felt as if I could never be my authentic self because of the way the green M&M mascot used to dress. Every tim...

Ricardo Bofill: the outsider architect who gave 60s Spain a sci-fi makeover

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A dazzling pink castle perches atop the coastal cliffs of Calpe, near Alicante in southern Spain, its pastel turrets standing like a coral outcrop above the shore. The high fortified walls hide a vertical maze of stai...

How to give your table a festive makeover

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I love thoughtful touches on a Christmas table. This year my table will be laden with our crackers, complete with funny (hopefully!) jokes, hats and stickers. There will also be one of our ceramic baubles at each plac...

The £500m makeover aiming to leave central Nottingham in ruins

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The wreckage of a 1970s shopping centre will form the centrepiece of a Nottingham development that will include a park and leisure space. A striking design by Thomas Heatherwick, the creator of the 2012 Olympic cauldr...

Constable hits Stonehenge, Hogarth does Europe and witches get a makeover – the week in art

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Late ConstableA tremendous gathering of Constable’s intense, expressive paintings that will open all eyes to his genius. Royal Academy, London, from 30 October until 13 February. Deborah RobertsPowerful and disturbin...

‘Joyously subversive sex goddesses’: the artists who gave witches a spellbinding makeover

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We all know what a witch looks like. A gnarled old face full of warts with teeth missing and bright green skin. Then there’s the long black coat, the tall black hat and let’s not forget the sizable crooked nose, sniff...

British Rail logo designer appalled by green makeover ‘mess’

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The designer of the familiar British Rail logo has warned against government plans to revamp the symbol and dismissed an attempt to give it a green makeover as a “load of old bollocks”. The transport secretary, Grant ...

TV tonight: Changing Rooms is back … and it’s had a makeover of its own

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Linda Barker and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen’s delightfully camp home renovation staple of the mid-00s returns for a thoroughly 2020s revamp. Fingers will be crossed to avoid another teapot disaster as host Anna Richards...

Fancy a backyard makeover? Better join the long queue for a garden designer

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In his mind’s eye, garden designer Andrew Duff can see it clearly: the orchard of apples, pears, cherries and quinces, the beautiful formal terrace, the meandering little paths that lead out into the bordering natural...

Restorationists urge Jill Biden to erase Melania Trump’s Rose Garden makeover

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Efforts to erase the Trump family legacy have reached the White House potting sheds and nurseries with Jill Biden being urged to restore the mansion’s garden to a state that predates ex-First Lady Melania Trump’s 2019...

Move over, Bogart. The trenchcoat has had a very modern makeover

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Alongside a suit, a trenchcoat is a loud and clear declaration of menswear intent. It’s less of a look, more of an entire uniform in coat form. A trench bellows its classicism with every crease and belt loop. From Hum...

Key trends and colours: how to give your home a stylish spring makeover

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From bright cushions that lift the spirits to statement furniture that’ll transform a room, these 2021 home decor updates won’t break the bankWhether it’s spring’s arrival putting us all in the mood to refresh and rev...