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Stones saves England against Hungary on a night of violence at Wembley

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It was a night when violence erupted in the Wembley stands and England felt a rare form of tension run through a disjointed performance. It was impossible to get away from the terrible scenes inside the area that hous...

Riddle of the stones: my love affair with west Wales

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After I die, I want my ashes to be scattered in Pentre Ifan’s shadow. The scatterer will have to wait for a rare, windless day. It’s on those still days that the nearby hawthorn trees, the ones most exposed and bent n...

Miniskirts, Stones, pop art: why the swinging 60s will never go out of fashion

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The new exhibition at London’s Fashion and Textile Museum, Beautiful People: The Boutique in 1960s Counterculture, might have been 15 years in the making but it is, as head of exhibitions Dennis Nothdruft, says “timel...

John Stones shone for Manchester City last season. Now he’s shut out

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It feels like an age since Manchester City played Chelsea in the Champions League final in Porto. Kai Havertz’s goal three minutes before the break was enough to give Chelsea a 1-0 victory and make them European champ...

Watch the Rolling Stones’ tribute to Charlie Watts – video

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The Rolling Stones have shared a new video in memory of drummer Charlie Watts, who died on 24 August at the age of 80. The two-minute tribute, posted on the band's official Twitter account, includes Watts speaking abo...

Rolling Stones share video tribute to Charlie Watts

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The Rolling Stones have released a video tribute to Charlie Watts, following the drummer’s death aged 80 this week. The world of rock and roll united to salute Watts after he died peacefully surrounded by his family a...

Watch the Rolling Stones’ moving tribute to Charlie Watts – video

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The Rolling Stones have shared a new video in memory of drummer Charlie Watts, who died on 24 August at the age of 80. The two-minute tribute, posted on the band's official Twitter account, includes Watts speaking abo...

Charlie Watts: Rolling Stones drummer dies at age 80 – video obituary

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Charlie Watts, the Rolling Stones drummer who propelled the band’s sound for nearly 60 years, has died at age 80.Earlier this month, it was announced that Watts was to miss the band’s forthcoming US tour as he recover...

Charlie Watts: the calm, brilliant eye of the Rolling Stones’ rock’n’roll storm

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By any standards, Charlie Watts was an unlikely candidate for rock stardom. He was quiet, drily funny and unfailingly modest, characteristics theoretically better suited to his initial profession as a graphic designer...

Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies aged 80

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Charlie Watts, the Rolling Stones drummer who propelled the band’s sound for nearly 60 years, has died aged 80. A statement from his London publicist, Bernard Doherty, to the PA news agency said: “It is with immense s...

Amsterdam ‘stumbling stones’ commemorate gay victims of Nazis

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More than 75 years after they were murdered in the gas chambers or shot, gay victims of Nazi persecution were remembered with “stumbling stones” laid in Amsterdam this week. The Netherlands has about 8,500 Stolperstei...

Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts likely to miss US tour to recover from procedure

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Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts appears likely to miss the band’s upcoming US tour to allow him to recover from an unspecified medical procedure. A spokesperson for the musician said on Wednesday night that the p...

John Challis: ‘The Rolling Stones rhythm section were big fans of Only Fools and Horses’

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I grew up with the skiffle artists of the 50s such as the Vipers and Lonnie Donegan. You could play most of the songs if you had a guitar, so we formed a band: Johnny and the Bandit. That sort of music was banned at m...

Watkins gets first England call-up as Lingard, Shaw and Stones return

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Gareth Southgate has rewarded Ollie Watkins for his excellent debut season in the Premier League by giving him a first England call-up. The 25-year-old Aston Villa striker has scored 10 times in the competition, plus ...

John Stones sparks second-half goal rush for Manchester City at Fulham

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The scary thought for the rest of the Premier League is that Manchester City were not even at their best. It made no difference. Pep Guardiola experimented and City took a while to find their groove but the contest wa...