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• News Corp announced Rupert Murdoch stepped down as chairman (more below).

• Mick Jagger joined President Macron and the King and Queen for a dinner of Bress poultry in champagne.

• A Michigan woman had to be hauled out of an outdoor toilet after lowering herself into it to retrieve her Apple watch.

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19 September 2023

Tortoise Quarterly | Edition 13


From Xavier Greenwood’s account of converting to Judaism to Rosie Blunt’s story about a lost religious masterpiece, many of the pieces in Tortoise’s thirteenth book of long reads follow a recurring theme: faith.

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