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JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass review – Oliver Stone returns to the grassy knoll

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On and on and on it goes. After 30 years, Oliver Stone has released this documentary as a kind of update or companion piece to his gripping 1991 feature JFK, which starred Kevin Costner as the New Orleans DA Jim Garri...

Roger Stone and Alex Jones among five to receive Capitol attack subpoenas

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The House select committee investigating the Capitol attack on Monday issued new subpoenas to five political operatives associated with Donald Trump, including Roger Stone and the far-right media star Alex Jones, as t...

Steven Gerrard insists Aston Villa job is not a ‘stepping stone’ back to Liverpool

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Steven Gerrard has rejected any suggestion that he views the Aston Villa job as a stepping stone to the manager’s role at Liverpool, saying he would be happy to see Jürgen Klopp stay in his position for life. Speaking...

Kathryn Stone: who is watchdog at heart of Owen Paterson row?

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Much of the anger among Conservative MPs keen to overturn the verdict against their colleague Owen Paterson has been focused on the independent parliamentary commissioner for standards, Kathryn Stone. They argue that ...

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone review – 20 years on, it’s a nostalgic spectacular

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The very first Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (or “Sorcerer’s Stone” for its release in the United States, where audiences were assumed to be unfamiliar with this alchemical term) is now r...

Cherry slab pie and Italian peaches and cream: Ed Smith’s stone fruit recipes

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I quite like a fruit pie; I really like a “slab” fruit pie (because: the corners); and I love a slab pie filled with naturally sour fruits. Rhubarb and gooseberries are the obvious choice for fans of seasonal British ...

Revealed: the secrets of Seville cathedral’s banquet set in stone

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For almost 500 years, the arch that connects the largest Gothic cathedral in the world with its Renaissance sacristy has offered visitors a sumptuous, if little glimpsed – and even less studied – vision of religious b...

Oliver Stone derided for film about ‘modest’ former Kazakh president

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Oliver Stone has interviewed Kazakhstan’s former president Nursultan Nazarbayev for a new eight-hour film series which has been attacked as a hagiography that contributes to the leader’s cult of personality. In the fi...

Stone Fruit by Lee Lai review – breaking up is hard to do

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Yorkshire church to install stone carvings celebrating women

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They have graced the exterior of one of the most beautiful medieval churches in England for 500 years. But carvings at St Mary’s in Beverley, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, have become unrecognisable fragments, erod...

Roger Stone ‘funded lavish lifestyle’ despite owing $2m in taxes, US lawsuit says

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The US Department of Justice has sued Roger Stone, saying the close ally of former president Donald Trump owes about $2m in unpaid federal income taxes, according to a court document. The civil lawsuit, filed in fede...

Traditional owners devastated by alleged damage to 1,500-year-old stone arrangement in Victoria

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Traditional owners say they are “devastated and traumatised” by the alleged damage to a 1,500-year-old heritage-listed stone arrangement which curved up the hill in the shape of an eel and was a significant ceremonial...

Sharon Stone: cosmetic surgeon enlarged my breasts without consent

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Sharon Stone had her breasts augmented without her consent during reconstructive surgery, the actor has claimed. Stone says she woke from a 2001 operation to reconstruct her breasts following the removal of benign tum...

Roger Stone faces fresh scrutiny as Capitol attack investigation expands

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As the federal investigation of the 6 January Capitol insurrection expands, scrutiny of Donald Trump’s decades-long ally Roger Stone is expected to intensify, given his links to at least four far-right Oath Keepers an...

Country diary: cutting-edge technology from the stone age

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It was the first cut of the season, and I was out with my friend and UK scything champion Andi Rickard. We headed for a small triangle of common land known affectionately as Norman’s Folly. We laid our scythes down an...

Dave Stewart and Joss Stone team up for Time Traveller’s Wife musical

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With UK venues closed because of the pandemic, theatregoers would love to travel forward in time to see a new show. One of the new musicals waiting for them will be The Time Traveller’s Wife, an adaptation of Audrey N...