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As Barry Fantoni turns 80, the Old Un remembers one of his finest works, The Great Eye Mural (1963), which depicts Private Eye's team
Pope Francis took over from Benedict XVI seven years ago today. Katie Walker remembers learning Latin from Father Reginald Foster, Latinist to four popes
As 29th February approaches, Janet Duignan, a leap-year baby, explains the Roman origins of this month's extra day
At the Oldie's February lunch, Lord Tugendhat spoke about Houston Stewart Chamberlain, Dan Cruickshank sings the praises of all things London and Sinclair McKay speaks about the firebombing of Dresden
Director Rian Johnson has revealed that Apple doesn't allow baddies to use their phones. Harry Mount reviews his wonderful film, Knives Out
What do the French think of English writers? Wilfred De'Ath knew
Bob Weighton, aged 111, has become the world's oldest man. As we live longer, we should work longer, says The Old Un
In one of his last columns, Wilfred De'Ath asks where the NHS would be without its diverse staff
As it's announced that a modelling theme park, ModelLand, is due to open in LA in May, Cecilia Chancellor explains her model comeback
Baby Peggy, one of the last silent film stars, has died at 101. In the 1980s, some young Surrey twins wrote fan letters to other Hollywood greats – and ended up caring for a fading starlet, writes Charlotte Metcalf
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