Arts and Entertainment I'm a Celebrity 2013: The Wright Stuff presenter Matthew Wright

Who has left luxury behind to face the bushtucker trials down-under?

Twenty Thousand Roads: The ballad of Gram Parsons, By David N Meyer

This iconic 1960s bad boy needs rescuingfrom possessive, necrophiliac fans

Rebel chic: Sympathy for the old devils

So, the Stones roll on and on – combined age 254. As Martin Scorsese's new movie premieres, DJ Taylor shines a light on the band's chaotic and scabrous career

How an eccentric new film gave Richard Strange a summer he will never forget

Playing Abe Lincoln in an oddball film about retired impersonators inspired a new passion for harmony in Richard Strange

You write the reviews: Band Of Horses, Thekla Social, Bristol

Musically, South Carolina's Band of Horses straddle the fine line between alt-rock cool and old- fashioned Southern rootsy-ness. Their evocative blend of US indie and country-tinged Neil Young balladeering has hit home with bloggers and ordinary music fans alike.

Jagger? He's a power freak, says Richards

The Rolling Stone Keith Richards has branded his bandmate Sir Mick Jagger a "power freak", slated the Led Zeppelin reunion and expressed regret over his past excesses.

Paperback: White Heat, by Dominic Sandbrook

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It's time to make companies more accountable

David Pitt-Watson, one of the authors of a new book on citizen investors, <i>The New Capitalists</i>, gives an alternative take on the key events of the past year

John Harris: Mick and Keith? How about Fidel and Che, John and Paul, or Eric and Ernie?

Jagger delights his public by finding the exact mid-point between Bessie Smith and Graham Norton

CULTURAL LIFE: TIM BURGESS, SINGER

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Toots and the Maytals, Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Touring on the back of True Love, his excellent new album of his own classics, with guests ranging from Terry Hall and Ben Harper through Bootsy Collins and Shaggy to Keith Richards and Eric Clapton, Toots Hibbert has just pushed open the door on 40 years in the music business.

The well runs dry

Inkjet cartridges don't come cheap and there's no way of knowing how long they will last. Is anyone standing up for consumers? Michael Pollitt reports
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Amir Khan: 'The Taliban can threaten me but I must speak out... innocent kids, killed over nothing. It’s sick in the mind'

Amir Khan attacks the Taliban

'They can threaten me but I must speak out... innocent kids, killed over nothing. It’s sick in the mind'
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'You look for someone who's an inspiration and try to be like them'

Homeless Veterans appeal

In 2010, Sgt Gary Jamieson stepped on an IED in Afghanistan and lost his legs and an arm. He reveals what, and who, helped him to make a remarkable recovery
Could cannabis oil reverse the effects of cancer?

Could cannabis oil reverse effects of cancer?

As a film following six patients receiving the controversial treatment is released, Kate Hilpern uncovers a very slippery issue
The Interview movie review: You can't see Seth Rogen and James Franco's Kim Jong Un assassination film, but you can read about it here

The Interview movie review

You can't see Seth Rogen and James Franco's Kim Jong Un assassination film, but you can read about it here
Serial mania has propelled podcasts into the cultural mainstream

How podcasts became mainstream

People have consumed gripping armchair investigation Serial with a relish typically reserved for box-set binges
Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up for hipster marketing companies

Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up

Kevin Lee Light, aka "Jesus", is the newest client of creative agency Mother while rival agency Anomaly has launched Sexy Jesus, depicting the Messiah in a series of Athena-style poses
Rosetta space mission voted most important scientific breakthrough of 2014

A memorable year for science – if not for mice

The most important scientific breakthroughs of 2014
Christmas cocktails to make you merry: From eggnog to Brown Betty and Rum Bumpo

Christmas cocktails to make you merry

Mulled wine is an essential seasonal treat. But now drinkers are rediscovering other traditional festive tipples. Angela Clutton raises a glass to Christmas cocktails
5 best activity trackers

Fitness technology: 5 best activity trackers

Up the ante in your regimen and change the habits of a lifetime with this wearable tech
Paul Scholes column: It's a little-known fact, but I have played one of the seven dwarves

Paul Scholes column

It's a little-known fact, but I have played one of the seven dwarves
Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

Club World Cup kicked into the long grass by the continued farce surrounding Blatter, Garcia, Russia and Qatar
Frank Warren column: 2014 – boxing is back and winning new fans

Frank Warren: Boxing is back and winning new fans

2014 proves it's now one of sport's biggest hitters again
Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton: The power dynamics of the two first families

Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton

Karen Tumulty explores the power dynamics of the two first families
Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley with a hotbed of technology start-ups

Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley

The Swedish capital is home to two of the most popular video games in the world, as well as thousands of technology start-ups worth hundreds of millions of pounds – and it's all happened since 2009
Did Japanese workers really get their symbols mixed up and display Santa on a crucifix?

Crucified Santa: Urban myth refuses to die

The story goes that Japanese store workers created a life-size effigy of a smiling "Father Kurisumasu" attached to a facsimile of Our Lord's final instrument of torture