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    The cake that looks like a Mondrian painting

    Could these sweets, inspired by great artists, be the perfect thing to round off a stylish dinner party?

    Photograph: Clay McLachlan © 2013

    A record 57 new legal highs have been detected so far this year, with the EU’s early warning system reporting the appearance of more than one new psychoactive drug on the market every week.

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    Ten of the best cake stands

    Show off your baked (or bought) treats with a striking cake stand, from a Victorian-style birdcage cloche to a bright and bold three-tiered affair

    Photograph: Buy online at oliverbonas.com

    There are so many things that need explaining in this paragraph - Leveson inquiry cake pops:

    Ever wanted to bite Rupert Murdoch’s head off? Now you can, with the help of extreme baking website Eat Your Heart Out

    Dan Lepard’s bare banana cake recipes

    Brilliantly simple to make, simply brilliant to eat