Leaked files of the Mossack Fonseca  firm show that over two decades, Intertrade negotiated sales promotion agreements with subsidiaries of the Italian conglomerate, Finmeccanica, and other companies, with the products specified in the agreements including military aircraft, torpedoes and electronic warfare equipment. File photograph: Getty Images

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Claudia Cardinale on the set of Circus World in 1964. Photograph: Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

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Detail from a photograph by Terry O’Neill of David Bowie and Elizabeth Taylor sharing a cigarette during their first meeting in Beverly Hills in 1975

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