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Master forgers duped art world out of €30m

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.

Letter from the i editor: Happy first birthday to us!

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: Trade unionist who played a major role in the postwar

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.

i Editor's Letter: Happy first birthday to us!

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.

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The man who gave black America what it actually wanted

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?