Best headphones to buy

If you are a fitness fiend who can't work out without music, or simply yearn for a little more audio clarity from your iPod, here's the very finest cans to get your hands on right now

1. Sennheiser IE 8
£171, www.sennheiser.co.uk
Love: Superb all-round sound
Hate: Could be comfier
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2. Goldring GX200
£17, www.goldring.co.uk
Love: Accomplished, well-rounded sound quality and great comfort, now at a rock bottom price
Hate: Nothing at this price
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3. Sennheiser HD 650
£220, www.sennheiser.co.uk
Love: Cracking sound quality and unbeatable comfort
Hate: Pricey and for indoor use only
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4. Sennheiser CX300
£17, www.sennheiser.co.uk
Love: Comfort, excellent sound
Hate: At £17 it’d be rude to quibble
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5. Denon AHC360
£31, www.denon.co.uk
Love: Ergonomic in-ear fit and incredible bass that puts other headphones to shame
Hate: Not so good for non-bass lovers
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