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What's trending and happening this week

1. If you haven't already bought tickets for the biggest concert of 2017, quickly do so. British rock giant Coldplay will be performing at Rajamangala National Stadium in Bangkok on Friday for their "A Head Full Of Dreams Tour". Lauded as the best stadium performers of our generation, multi-instrumentalists Chris Martin, Johnny Buckland, Guy Berryman and Will Champion, the Grammy award winning band behind megahits like Yellow, The Scientist and Fix You will be spectacular to see. Tickets start at 1,800 baht. Visit www.thaiticketmajor.com.

2. Looking to buy simple and elegant Scandinavian furniture and Ikea isn't cutting it? Norse Republics, Bangkok-based provider for Scandinavian furniture and lifestyle products has brought in more minimalist yet iconic products from HAY, Lightyears, Paper Collective and soon, Republic of Fritz Hansen. Highlights include HAY's About A Chair collection, which comes in 14 new colours, the Can Sofa, a deconstructable sofa, which is practical, elegant and comfortable, and the adaptable Result Chair and Pyramid Table. Find them all at Norse Republics, 3rd floor, Siam Discovery.

3. Shopaholics no longer have to step out of the house as Spanish high street brand Zara has officially launched its Zara online store in Thailand. Shoppers can browse through the entire range of merchandise for women, children and men that are available in stores, too. Most importantly, items sold online are priced the same as those in the stores and will be sent in eco-friendly packages. Delivery is free with purchases more than 1,990 baht and 90 baht for purchases below that. Visit www.zara.com/th to start shopping today.

4. For coffee aficionados, a ristretto done right is heaven in liquid form. But to those missing out due to caffeine intolerance, leading coffee capsule brand Nespresso has you covered. Adding to their Decaffeinato range is their latest Ristretto Decaffeinato capsule, promising an intensely roasted and rich flavour, just as powerful as its caffeinated counterpart. The capsule is made up of the best Latin American and East African Arabicas, which are softly blended with Robusta beans, creating a subtle fruity blend. The new Ristretto Decaffeinato is sold at the Nespresso boutique in Siam Paragon.

5. Magnum is tapping into the cupcake trend and expanding their range of ice creams with the new and limited edition Magnum Red Velvet ice cream. The creamy chocolate and cream cheese flavoured ice cream is layered with cream cheese icing and protected by a delicious cracking white chocolate shell. If you're a Magnum fan, it's a not-to-be-missed treat.

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