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10 best corner sofas that help make the most of your living space

Lounge in style on seating you can customise to suit you

Stay the Night: Lendal Tower, York

Once part of the city walls, then a water tower, this medieval building now accepts guests. Holly Williams takes a step back

Grace Dent on TV: Bedlam, Channel 4 // OCD Ward, ITV // OCD Cleaners,

For all we learn about mental illness on TV, we may as well be gawkers at a 17th-century freak show

No more flat pack? Ikea furniture now comes ready-built, but there's a

Bagging yourself a sofa, table, storage unit, rug, chair and cushion for £12 might sound like a steal even by Ikea’s standards, but there is a catch: you’d have to share measurements with the Lilliputians if you wanted to kick back and relax on this particular living room furniture.

So some feminists are calling for a female Dr Who - but isn't that

There are already several great female characters in Dr Who. What's truly special about the long-running programme is what an unusual role model it offers for boys

Broadcasting: Telly rivals call a truce for Christmas – you can, too

With the much-publicised trouncing of The X Factor in the ratings by Strictly Come Dancing, the rivalry between ITV and BBC is as healthy as ever. But have the networks called a Christmas truce?

The Big Six: South African villas

From the Explorers Club in Franschhoek to Wilderness Haven in the wild coastal town that is known as a top whale-watching spot...