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birminghammail
Will Snobs be affected by plan to demolish part of its building?2014 – can rest assured, as developers told the Mail it would not be affected b
Will Snobs be affected by plan to demolish part of its building?
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
2014 – can rest assured, as developers told the Mail it would not be affected by the work. A decision is expected from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) after August 8, following Historic England’s recommendation. If it secures a... Read more
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SKY News
Openreach Split Urged To Improve Servicescompetition. Rivals have long complained that a conflict of interest means BT
Openreach Split Urged To Improve Services
SKY News / Posted 3 days ago
competition. Rivals have long complained that a conflict of interest means BT is both a provider of services to customers and responsible - through Openreach - for the final mile of network connection to consumers and businesses. Those... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Major shake-up of BT and telecoms industry could change the way you purchase your broadbandBT’s Openreach network should become a “distinct company” within the BT Group a
Major shake-up of BT and telecoms industry could change the way you purchase your broadband
Wakefield Today / Posted 3 days ago
BT’s Openreach network should become a “distinct company” within the BT Group as part of major reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be split off from the rest of the company... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
BT’s Openreach network should become a ‘distinct company’, says OfcomOpenreach network should become a ‘distinct company’, says Ofcom A BT Openreac
BT’s Openreach network should become a ‘distinct company’, says Ofcom
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Openreach network should become a ‘distinct company’, says Ofcom A BT Openreach internet router, as BT's Openreach broadband operation should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says OfcomBT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group a
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom which fall short of recommending a sell-off. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says OfcomBT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group a
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
Streatham Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom which fall short of recommending a sell-off. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be... Read more
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Bury Times
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says OfcomBT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group a
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
Bury Times / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom which fall short of recommending a sell-off. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be... Read more
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Gazette
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says OfcomBT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group a
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom which fall short of recommending a sell-off. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be... Read more
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guardian-series
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says OfcomBT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group a
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom which fall short of recommending a sell-off. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be... Read more
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Harrow Times
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says OfcomBT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group a
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
Harrow Times / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom which fall short of recommending a sell-off. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be... Read more
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Gazette News
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says OfcomBT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group a
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom which fall short of recommending a sell-off. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be... Read more
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This is West Country
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says OfcomBT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group a
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom which fall short of recommending a sell-off. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be... Read more
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Bolton News
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says OfcomBT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group a
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom which fall short of recommending a sell-off. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom BT's Openreach broadband operation should become a 'distinct company', Ofcom
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach broadband operation should become a 'distinct company', Ofcom has proposed BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says OfcomBT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group a
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom which fall short of recommending a sell-off. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says OfcomBT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group a
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom which fall short of recommending a sell-off. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says OfcomBT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group a
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom which fall short of recommending a sell-off. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says OfcomBT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group a
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom which fall short of recommending a sell-off. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says OfcomBT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group a
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom which fall short of recommending a sell-off. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says OfcomBT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group a
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom which fall short of recommending a sell-off. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be... Read more
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The News and Star
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says OfcomBT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group a
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom which fall short of recommending a sell-off. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be... Read more
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Northern Echo
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcomto BT Group. It also proposes g reater consultation with customers on large-sc
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
Northern Echo / Posted 3 days ago
to BT Group. It also proposes g reater consultation with customers on large-scale investments, its own s taff working for Openreach, ownership of assets that it already controls, its own strategy and control over budget allocation, and i... Read more
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SKY News
Openreach Must Be Separate Within BT - OfcomWhile the telecoms regulator's reform plans to make Openreach a distinct compan
Openreach Must Be Separate Within BT - Ofcom
SKY News / Posted 3 days ago
While the telecoms regulator's reform plans to make Openreach a distinct company build on its previous efforts to bolster competition, they fall short of calls for it to be split from BT completely. Rivals have long complained that a conflict of... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says OfcomBT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group a
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom which fall short of recommending a sell-off. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says OfcomBT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group a
BT's Openreach network should become a 'distinct company', says Ofcom
Kingston Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
BT's Openreach network should become a "distinct company" within the BT Group as part of reform proposals put forward by telecoms regulator Ofcom which fall short of recommending a sell-off. The telecoms giant has faced calls for Openreach to be... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
University of Auckland: NZ firms need plan B in wake of Europe terror - University of AucklandThe Nice attack shows there are no barriers to what extremists will do, and New
University of Auckland: NZ firms need plan B in wake of Europe terror - University of Auckland
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
The Nice attack shows there are no barriers to what extremists will do, and New Zealand companies working in such areas need to be prepared. AP photo The latest series of international "shocks" - the truck attack in Nice, the mall shootings in... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Minister Rob Wilson less than civil to Baronesscancelled - because his office was on the move. She says in the letter: “One d
Minister Rob Wilson less than civil to Baroness
Reading Evening Post / Posted 6 days ago
cancelled - because his office was on the move. She says in the letter: “One day ahead of this week’s hearing, we were informed by the Minster’s office that, once again, he would be unable to attend and that officials may not attend the hearing... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Mark Thatcher dodgy deals 'cover-up' defended by Downing Streetbackbencher, axed from the Cabinet by new PM Theresa May last week, was nowhere
Mark Thatcher dodgy deals 'cover-up' defended by Downing Street
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
backbencher, axed from the Cabinet by new PM Theresa May last week, was nowhere to be seen today, with both his London flat and £500,000 Essex home empty overnight as the Mirror looked to track him down for answers. Such papers are usually released... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
A hub of activity! Booming tech sector in Leeds set for £3.7m boostLeeds’s drive to establish itself as the digital capital of the North is set to
A hub of activity! Booming tech sector in Leeds set for £3.7m boost
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 8 days ago
Leeds’s drive to establish itself as the digital capital of the North is set to be handed a multi-million pound boost. Leeds City Council has been offered a £3.7m grant by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to help with the... Read more
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express
BT Broadband DOWN: Thousands unable to get online thanks to fresh internet OUTAGES THOUSANDS of BT customers have flooded social media with complaints that the
BT Broadband DOWN: Thousands unable to get online thanks to fresh internet OUTAGES
express / Posted 9 days ago
THOUSANDS of BT customers have flooded social media with complaints that the UK phone and broadband company is experiencing technical difficulties, leaving UK... Read more
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express
Don't worry - your mobile phone downloads could be about to get a whole lot fastercould be about to get a whole lot faster REPORT from MPs calls on the governme
Don't worry - your mobile phone downloads could be about to get a whole lot faster
express / Posted 10 days ago
could be about to get a whole lot faster REPORT from MPs calls on the government to raise investment in connection speeds and cut red tape. Mobile download speeds could be about to get a major boost A report released today by the Department for... Read more
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Hunts Post
Government grant to help church repair damage caused by lead thievespackage of £22.9million to 401 historic places of worship across the UK, money
Government grant to help church repair damage caused by lead thieves
Hunts Post / Posted 11 days ago
package of £22.9million to 401 historic places of worship across the UK, money set aside by the government in December 2014. The Fund is administered by the National Heritage Memorial Fund on behalf of the Department for Culture Media an... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Berkshire MPs named in Theresa May's GovernmentMr Sharma has been named as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Forei
Berkshire MPs named in Theresa May's Government
Reading Evening Post / Posted 11 days ago
Mr Sharma has been named as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. A position he said he was "absolutely delighted and honoured" to be given, Mr Sharma will be reporting to the former Mayor of London, Boris... Read more
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The Register
Ed Vaizey booted to backbench, Hancock booted to DCMSof bodies than a Game of Thrones wedding. Among a number of big hitters to be a
Ed Vaizey booted to backbench, Hancock booted to DCMS
The Register / Posted 11 days ago
of bodies than a Game of Thrones wedding. Among a number of big hitters to be axed, including George Osborne, was digital and cultural minister Ed Vaizey. Vaizey had held that position since 2010 and is succeeded by former Cabinet Office minister... Read more
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Northern Echo
New man moves into Northern Powerhouse as Stockton MP James Wharton is moved asideconcern that the project could be derailed following the sacking of Chancellor
New man moves into Northern Powerhouse as Stockton MP James Wharton is moved aside
Northern Echo / Posted 12 days ago
concern that the project could be derailed following the sacking of Chancellor George Osborne, who launched the idea, but Andrew Percy, MP for Brigg and Goole and the Isle of Axholme has been confirmed as the new Northern Powerhouse Minister. He... Read more
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Northern Echo
No mention of Northern Powerhouse as new PM moves Stockton MP James WhartonGeorge Hollingbery moved from the whips' office to become Mrs May's parliamenta
No mention of Northern Powerhouse as new PM moves Stockton MP James Wharton
Northern Echo / Posted 12 days ago
George Hollingbery moved from the whips' office to become Mrs May's parliamentary private secretary. Former foreign minister Hugo Swire has quipped that sacked allies of David Cameron were like condemned prisoners sent to the guillotine during the... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Brandon Lewis and Matthew Hancock take up ministerial roles in Conservative reshuffle Two more of our region’s MPs have been handed top government positions as new
Brandon Lewis and Matthew Hancock take up ministerial roles in Conservative reshuffle
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
Two more of our region’s MPs have been handed top government positions as new Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle continued today. To send a link to... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Village churches around Yarmouth set to benefit from new £3m fundchancellor. “We now need to ensure a sustainable way of funding church buildin
Village churches around Yarmouth set to benefit from new £3m fund
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 16 days ago
chancellor. “We now need to ensure a sustainable way of funding church buildings in the future and this is a question for which I hope the Department for Culture Media and Sport Taskforce on Church Buildings will find viable and deliverable answer... Read more
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heraldscotland
BBC chief refuses to apologise over Sir Cliff Richard raid coveragethe probe. The 75-year-old was never arrested or charged. Lord Hall said: "Wel
BBC chief refuses to apologise over Sir Cliff Richard raid coverage
heraldscotland / Posted 17 days ago
the probe. The 75-year-old was never arrested or charged. Lord Hall said: "Well, we've said two things publicly. On one hand, we've said Sir Cliff - who is a fabulous entertainer and has done great things for the BBC over very many years - we've... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
BBC chief refuses to apologise over Sir Cliff Richard raid coverageBBC Director-General Tony Hall refused to apologise for the corporation's live
BBC chief refuses to apologise over Sir Cliff Richard raid coverage
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 17 days ago
BBC Director-General Tony Hall refused to apologise for the corporation's live coverage of a raid at Sir Cliff Richard's home, but expressed regret at the distress caused to the singer. Speaking to reporters at the launch of the BBC's annual report,... Read more
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The News and Star
BBC chief refuses to apologise over Sir Cliff Richard raid coverageBBC Director-General Tony Hall refused to apologise for the corporation's live
BBC chief refuses to apologise over Sir Cliff Richard raid coverage
The News and Star / Posted 17 days ago
BBC Director-General Tony Hall refused to apologise for the corporation's live coverage of a raid at Sir Cliff Richard's home, but expressed regret at the distress caused to the singer. Speaking to reporters at the launch of the BBC's annual report,... Read more
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Billboard
Concerns Loom Over U.K. Music Business' Future in Wake of Brexit Vote64 million population or future. The only real certainty is that there will be
Concerns Loom Over U.K. Music Business' Future in Wake of Brexit Vote
Billboard / Posted 19 days ago
64 million population or future. The only real certainty is that there will be plenty of uncertainty in the months and years ahead, with the potential impact on the British music business ranging from restrictions on touring in Europe to... Read more
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Horncastle Today
£84k grant helps Wragby Church to raise the roofUK receive a share of £55million. The Fund is administered by the National Her
£84k grant helps Wragby Church to raise the roof
Horncastle Today / Posted 19 days ago
UK receive a share of £55million. The Fund is administered by the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) on behalf of the Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) and a full list of awards across the UK can be found at www.gov.uk/dcms or... Read more
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express
BBC 'needs new whistle-blower culture' to avoid squandering licence fee payers' money A NEW whistle-blower culture at the BBC is needed if the broadcaster is to av
BBC 'needs new whistle-blower culture' to avoid squandering licence fee payers' money
express / Posted 22 days ago
A NEW whistle-blower culture at the BBC is needed if the broadcaster is to avoid squandering licence fee payers' money after it wasted £100 million on a disastrous... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
U.K., South Africa Sign TV Co-Production TreatyThe agreement, which builds on an existing film pact, strives to "encourage the
U.K., South Africa Sign TV Co-Production Treaty
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 22 days ago
The agreement, which builds on an existing film pact, strives to "encourage the sharing of knowledge and ideas and drive economic growth through television co-production." The U.K. and South Africa have signed a television co-production agreement... Read more
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Variety
U.K. and South Africa Ink TV Co-Production DealLONDON — The U.K. and South Africa have inked a new television co-production ag
U.K. and South Africa Ink TV Co-Production Deal
Variety / Posted 22 days ago
LONDON — The U.K. and South Africa have inked a new television co-production agreement, which will aim to strengthen ties between the two broadcast industries, it was announced on Thursday. Under the new agreement, which builds on an existing... Read more
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The News and Star
£340,000 cash injection to repair Cumbrian church roofsChancellor in his Autumn Statement in December 2014 and the funding package has
£340,000 cash injection to repair Cumbrian church roofs
The News and Star / Posted 23 days ago
Chancellor in his Autumn Statement in December 2014 and the funding package has now seen a total of 903 places of worship across the UK receive a share of £55million. It is administered on behalf of the Department for Culture Media and Sport (DC... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Twelve West Sussex churches to get a share of £22.9m roof repair fundnow need to ensure a sustainable way of funding church buildings in the future
Twelve West Sussex churches to get a share of £22.9m roof repair fund
Chichester Observer / Posted 24 days ago
now need to ensure a sustainable way of funding church buildings in the future and this is a question for which I hope the Department for Culture Media and Sport Taskforce on Church Buildings will find viable and deliverable answers.” Today’s... Read more
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Gamasutra
British eSports Association formed to assist players and nurture talentThe UK has established a new eSports governing body to provide representation a
British eSports Association formed to assist players and nurture talent
Gamasutra / Posted 28 days ago
The UK has established a new eSports governing body to provide representation and support to players at all levels, and help build-out the region's eSports scene. Christened the British eSports Association, the regulator will be based at Pinewood... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
We remember them: Fallen heroes from the Battle of the Sommethe history of the British Army, but it was also the start of a grim five-month
We remember them: Fallen heroes from the Battle of the Somme
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 28 days ago
the history of the British Army, but it was also the start of a grim five-month ordeal that lasted until November 19, 1916, and by then there had been more than 400,000 British casualties for a maximum advance of only eight miles. British artillery... Read more
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