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If you're in the market for a swanky new car dock for your new BlackBerry, look no further than the Jaguar XJ - the world's most expensive smartphone dock with a price tag of £80k.

Jaguar's new luxury smartphone dock will link to your BlackBerry, allowing drivers to access navigation, voice calls, music and specially designed car apps. Read more » [...]

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What’s in a number? Ask fans of LOST and they’ll be able to recite ‘the numbers’. Many Americans know their Social Security Code by heart. And just ask the residents of Beverly Hills California – scratch that – ask anyone who has never been to Beverly Hills and ask them what the Zip code is, and most likely you’ll get a resounding 90210.

Zip codes can denote wealth and status just as well as a rich person’s tax returns – so we’ve compiled the [...]

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U.S designer brand Rodarte has come up with the world's most expensive socks - crocheted designer socks worth a staggering $500 a pair.

The multicolour socks - which, let's face it, are quite frankly an eyesore - are available to buy at New York store Opening Ceremony, but won't even keep you warm this winter, since they are covered with holes. Read more » [...]

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What could be the world’s most expensive Barbie is going up for auction in New York later this month and could fetch up to a whopping $500,000.

The custom-designed Barbie doll sports a sparkling necklace featuring a one-carat pink diamond surrounded with two more carats of diamonds. Read more » [...]

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A rare copy of John James Audubon's

Birds of America

, labelled as being the world's most expensive book, is to go on sale at Sotheby's.

Only 119 complete copies of the 19th-century book are known to exist, and 108 are owned by museums and libraries. Read more » [...]

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A court in the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in Germany will consider whether the original bill from German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s June 2006 barbecue with then US President George W. Bush has to be made public.

Dubbed by the German media as the "world's most expensive barbecue", the event is reported to have cost a ludicrous €8.7 million. Read more » [...]

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The world’s most expensive golf buggy, featuring a refrigerator built into the dashboard, is worth an astonishing £40,000.

The Garia Luxury Golf Car is assembled in the same factory as the Porshe Boxster and Cayman, while the aluminium profiles in the frame are made by the same manufacturer as those of Aston Martins, Jaguars and Volvos. Read more » [...]

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The most expensive apartment in the world is on the verge of being sold - for an eye-popping £140 million.

The property, which is part of a development designed and managed by British business brothers Christian and Nick Candy, is in Knightsbridge - one of the most upmarket areas of London. Read more » [...]

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The world's most expensive car, a 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic that sold for more than US$30 million earlier this year, has gone on public display.

The luxury car is going on display at the the Mullin Automotive Museum in California. Read more » [...]

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Moscow retained its ranking for the sixth year running as the city with the most expensive average hotel room rate in the world, a survey by business travel agency Hogg Robinson Group


The average room rate in the city is £256.83, Hogg Robinson said in its report today. Geneva followed as the second-most expensive city at £199.11 and Hong Kong at £197.61. Read more » [...]

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