They look more like old hippies stuck in a time warp than the couple who conned the international art world out of an estimated €30m. He sports worn jeans, a greying blonde mane of shoulder length hair, a moustache and beard. Under the unforgiving neon lights of the Cologne courtroom where he is standing trial, 60-year-old Wolfgang Beltracchi looks like a cross between Frank Zappa and King Charles the First.
Happy first birthday to us! All week people have asked how i works — from readers to UK media to international publishers on “fact-finding” trips. We’ve tried to answer some questions on p26-27, where we also relate the story of i’s birth. On p30-31, we recall an incredible first year in news.
Ray Boyfield was one of the Trades Union Congress officials who played a major part in helping the organisation after the war become one of the most effective forces in the restructuring of industry and social welfare. Mentioned as a possible successor to George Woodcock as general secretary, he left the trade union movement to join private industry as a labour-relations adviser and then to join the National Industrial Relations Court which was boycotted by the TUC.
Happy first birthday to us! All week people have asked how i works — from readers to UK media to international publishers on “ fact-finding” trips. In today's edition of the paper we’ve tried to answer some questions, where we also relate the story of i’s birth and recall an incredible first year in news.
Battles by name, battles by nature. At least, that's what Gillian Orr found when she met the New York avant-gardists whose attitude belies their fun side
Basque separatists choose to end armed struggle following high-profile global peace conference
Liam Fox suffered another setback last night when it emerged that he faces a second inquiry into links with his friend and self-styled adviser Adam Werritty.
Intelligence may not be as fixed as previously believed, according to a study showing IQ scores can go up or down as someone gets older.
Research disputes FBI's forensic evidence against scientist who committed suicide
Imagine an owner of a Premier League team who had been with the club for 50 years
Steve Jobs spent his final days surrounded by close family members, and used his last interview to explain to his wife and children why he "wasn't always there for them," it was revealed yesterday.
Guy Adams visits the artist in his studio
Investigation by The Independent reveals conflict of interests over coverage promised by media firm to software giant
Forget sharp-tongued gossip columnists – when it comes to taking on the great and the not-so-good, the newspaper cartoonist is king, says Gillian Orr
Half a century after Emmanuel Strobes first brought forth his mighty organ, Private Eye remains immune to the catastrophic effects the digital revolution has inflicted on much of the rest of print media.
Fame can be a fickle mistress. Sometimes, it's downright baffling. How else can Hollywood explain the fact that its most valuable human commodity is currently an actor and film-maker of whom most of the world have never even heard?