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Britain's iconic red phone booths find their second calling

Thousands of the dormant phone boxes around the country have been repurposed as micro locations for businesses

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Kape Barako's Mr Khalid (above) had to scour the Internet to find refrigeration, shelving and espresso equipment that would fit inside the phone box.

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Lovefone's Mr Kerr (right), with chief technology officer Alex Perjescu, plans to open seven smartphone-repair shops in phone boxes nationwide.

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Mr Spier (above) built a pod inside the booth in the Holborn neighbourhood of central London to sell hearty salads.

Washington 

EVEN the most British of icons are constantly evolving. BMW redesigned the Mini; the classic double-decker bus fell out of favour, then came back into fashion; the black London taxi will soon go electric. With the mobile phone effectively wiping out everyday use of public...

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