I can do this is QlikView easily but cannot see how to the same thing in QlikSense.
I would have added an expression with a calculation in in to create a link to the image but there doesn't seem to a way to do this in QlikSense
That's correct. At this time it is not possible to add an image to a table object in Qlik Sense. Perhaps you can use an extension like this one: MGO Image Grid v2
Currently it is not possible in Sense, you have to use extensions if any. Check in community or google or market.qlik.com.
Straight tables seem to be particularly poorly served with formatting options.
Is there a way to turn off the search icon in the column header?
No, you cannot turn off the search icon.
If you need more formatting options, you will have to go with an extension and apply CSS to it separately.
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