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Our top 10 coffee makers and machines for a stylish caffeine hit

Ah, coffee. Bringer of energy, enthusiasm, productivity… And, yes, a shaky, tear-filled meltdown mid-afternoon if you have too much. But that’s all the more reason to make your morning cup of caffeinated nectar one to savour. With all the coffee makers and machines on offer, there’s sure to be something that fits your taste and…

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Diane ShipleyOur top 10 coffee makers and machines for a stylish caffeine hit
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Ford announces Vignale Concept car and matching handbag in Milan

Once buying a car was simply about choosing the model that could get from 0-60 the quickest. Now it seems for many it's just as much about getting one to match your handbag! In a bid to extend its brand into the world of fashion, car maker Ford has introduced a new high end car…

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Chris PriceFord announces Vignale Concept car and matching handbag in Milan

Great British Bake Off causes surge in kitchen gadget spending

It seems shows like The Great British Bake Off, featuring Paul Hollywood (right), are leading us to splash out more on kitchen gadgets investing nearly £700 every month turning our kitchens from drab cooking spaces into high tech showrooms. More than 82% of those surveyed by Currys and PC World admitted to forking out on…

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Chris PriceGreat British Bake Off causes surge in kitchen gadget spending

The Shiny Shiny guide to Espresso Makers and Coffee Machines

Even when times are hard, our commitment to 'proper coffee' is looking like it's here to stay, with many of us still willing to fork out the equivalent of your lunch budget for a cup of the ol' Joe each morning. However, as our addiction has set in, so has our increasing demand to reproduce…

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Ashley NorrisThe Shiny Shiny guide to Espresso Makers and Coffee Machines

Rise and shine: 10 Coffee appliances we love

Ahh coffee, one minute it's bad for us and making us hallucinate, the next it's a miracle cure for everything from Alzheimer's to baldness. But whether you're a self confessed Starbucks addict or an "only the finest" coffee connoisseur, there's no denying how amazing the stuff is. Watch this lovely piece of coffee propaganda if…

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Becca CaddyRise and shine: 10 Coffee appliances we love

Have your morning cuppa with a bit of bling

This isn't the first time Nespresso has brought some red carpet bling to a coffee machine. This time it's added some pink sparklers to the Essenza coffee machine and will be releasing a bunch in October to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Moving away from Harrods to an equally plush retailer, Nespresso will be…

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Lucy HedgesHave your morning cuppa with a bit of bling

Experience the couture coffee experience and have a blinging brew

Nespresso has added some serious blingage to their Essenza coffee machine range with the Nespresso Limited Edition Crystal Collection. With black and silver Swarovski crystals bedazzling the exterior, the Essenza coffee machine range just oozes style and glamour. For the ultimate luxury coffee experience, the Limited Edition Crystal Collection is a top choice. Not only…

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Lucy HedgesExperience the couture coffee experience and have a blinging brew

Nespresso single serve coffee machine – it's art

This is the "Nespresso D90 Fizzy Fuschia Essenza Single Serve Manual Espresso Machine". Does anyone suspect a case of over-search-engine-keywordification here? Despite its name, it really is more art than kitchen appliance, with art deco curves that somehow leave me expecting it to play a tune. Although it’s not actually a jukebox, but a coffee…

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Staff WriterNespresso single serve coffee machine – it's art