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Al-Ahram Weekly
Don’t-sell-statue-After the expiration of the UK export ban on the Sekhemka statue, on Friday, wh
Don’t-sell-statue-
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 hours ago
After the expiration of the UK export ban on the Sekhemka statue, on Friday, which enabled the Northampton Borough Museum to continue the statue’s sale procedures, the Save Sekhemka Action Group started legal procedures to keep the statue in public... Read more
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walesonline
Why do Wales' councils own £50m of art while slashing services?Public bodies in Wales are hanging onto rarely seen works of art worth tens of
Why do Wales' councils own £50m of art while slashing services?
walesonline / Posted 8 hours ago
Public bodies in Wales are hanging onto rarely seen works of art worth tens of millions while slashing services, figures from the TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) show. Jonathan Isaby, TPA chief executive, questioned how much of the art needs to be kept at... Read more
11h
BBC Football
West Ham Olympic Stadium deal: Fans inquiry call thrown out - BBC NewsImage caption West Ham will play at the Olympic Stadium from the 2016-17 season
West Ham Olympic Stadium deal: Fans inquiry call thrown out - BBC News
BBC Football / Posted 11 hours ago
Image caption West Ham will play at the Olympic Stadium from the 2016-17 season The government has rejected a request from a group of football supporters to investigate the rental of the Olympic Stadium to West Ham United. The supporters claimed... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
West Ham stadium inquiry request rejected by government Inquiry request into West Ham stadium move rejected by government The Govern
West Ham stadium inquiry request rejected by government
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 11 hours ago
Inquiry request into West Ham stadium move rejected by government The Government has rejected a request from a host of supporters' clubs for an inquiry into West Ham's move to the Olympic... Read more
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The Register
UK.gov claims 'success' over SME broadband schemeThe government has admitted to falling substantially short of its original targ
UK.gov claims 'success' over SME broadband scheme
The Register / Posted 14 hours ago
The government has admitted to falling substantially short of its original target to hand small businesses £100m in broadband vouchers. The Broadband Connection scheme was launched at the end of 2013 to provide grants for faster web access of up to... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
Spurs, Arsenal and Chelsea fans frustrated as government shun Hammers stadium inquiryA general view of the Olympic Stadium. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images) T
Spurs, Arsenal and Chelsea fans frustrated as government shun Hammers stadium inquiry
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 15 hours ago
A general view of the Olympic Stadium. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images) Thursday, September 3, 2015 The Government has rejected a request from a host of... Read more
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London24
Spurs, Arsenal and Chelsea fans frustrated as government shun Hammers stadium inquiry 17:08 03 September 2015 A general view of the Olympic Stadium. (Photo by Ste
Spurs, Arsenal and Chelsea fans frustrated as government shun Hammers stadium inquiry
London24 / Posted 15 hours ago
17:08 03 September 2015 A general view of the Olympic Stadium. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images) The Government has rejected a request from a host of... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Inquiry into West Ham's move to the Olympic Stadium rejected by governmentThe Government has rejected a request from a host of supporters' clubs for an i
Inquiry into West Ham's move to the Olympic Stadium rejected by government
tribalfootball.com / Posted 15 hours ago
The Government has rejected a request from a host of supporters' clubs for an inquiry into West Ham's move to the Olympic Stadium. A BBC documentary aired last month pointed out how much West Ham would be saving due to their agreement with the... Read more
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Sport in a storm
Calls for inquiry into West Ham's move rejected15:36 - West Ham United A request from a host of supporters' clubs for an inqu
Calls for inquiry into West Ham's move rejected
Sport in a storm / Posted 16 hours ago
15:36 - West Ham United A request from a host of supporters' clubs for an inquiry into West Ham's Olympic Stadium move has been rejected by the Government. The Hammers will take on a 99-year deal as anchor tenants starting from next season but the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Government rejects calls for inquiry into West Ham's Olympic Stadium move The Government has rejected a request from a host of supporters' clubs for an
Government rejects calls for inquiry into West Ham's Olympic Stadium move
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 hours ago
The Government has rejected a request from a host of supporters' clubs for an inquiry into West Ham's move to the Olympic Stadium. The Hammers will take on a 99-year deal as... Read more
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Evening Standard
Fan coalition's bid for West Ham Olympic stadium inquiry rejectedCalls to hold an inquiry into the awarding of the Olympic Stadium tenancy to We
Fan coalition's bid for West Ham Olympic stadium inquiry rejected
Evening Standard / Posted 18 hours ago
Calls to hold an inquiry into the awarding of the Olympic Stadium tenancy to West Ham have been rejected by the government. A petition launched last month by the supporters’ groups of eight London clubs including Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham asked... Read more
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Daily Mirror
David Cameron is spending £300k of taxpayers' money so he can get a phone signalTaxpayers will fork out for a 100ft mast so surf-mad David Cameron can get bett
David Cameron is spending £300k of taxpayers' money so he can get a phone signal
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Taxpayers will fork out for a 100ft mast so surf-mad David Cameron can get better coverage at his favourite UK holiday resort. The picturesque resort has now been earmarked for a huge 100ft phone mast - paid for with an estimated £300,000 of... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
World Museum Liverpool Egyptian galleries close for refurbishment’s Ancient Egypt galleries are set to close on Sunday night at the start of a 1
World Museum Liverpool Egyptian galleries close for refurbishment
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
’s Ancient Egypt galleries are set to close on Sunday night at the start of a 12-month, £800,000 refurbishment. The redevelopment will treble the number of artefacts on display – some of which have never shown publicly before. A a new ‘Mummy Room’... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
Regional press 'puts serious journalism above celebrity gossip'A report commissioned by regional publishers has claimed the industry is an “im
Regional press 'puts serious journalism above celebrity gossip'
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 2 days ago
A report commissioned by regional publishers has claimed the industry is an “important defence” against the rise of celebrity gossip and “Buzzfeed-esque lists” within journalism. The News Media Association, which represents regional and national... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
National Museums Liverpool and Tate Liverpool braced for massive funding cuts of up to 40% according to Labour MPmuseums and galleries could see their budgets slashed by up to 40% when George
National Museums Liverpool and Tate Liverpool braced for massive funding cuts of up to 40% according to Labour MP
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 days ago
museums and galleries could see their budgets slashed by up to 40% when George Osborne unveils his spending plan in a few months. Chris Bryant, the Shadow Culture Secretary, said the Tate and National Museums Liverpool are braced swingeing budget... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Find out why heritage chiefs decided to protect a Norwich pub The Gatehouse pub on Dereham Road has just become a listed building. Landlord
Find out why heritage chiefs decided to protect a Norwich pub
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 6 days ago
The Gatehouse pub on Dereham Road has just become a listed building. Landlord John Gates raises a glass. Pic: Nick Butcher. A Norwich pub built between the wars is to be safeguarded for... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
Find out why heritage chiefs decided to protect a Norwich pubThe Gatehouse pub on Dereham Road has just become a listed building. Landlord J
Find out why heritage chiefs decided to protect a Norwich pub
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 6 days ago
The Gatehouse pub on Dereham Road has just become a listed building. Landlord John Gates raises a glass. Pic: Nick Butcher. A Norwich pub built between the wars is to be safeguarded for... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Find out why heritage chiefs decided to protect a Norwich pub The Gatehouse pub on Dereham Road has just become a listed building. Landlord
Find out why heritage chiefs decided to protect a Norwich pub
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
The Gatehouse pub on Dereham Road has just become a listed building. Landlord John Gates raises a glass. Pic: Nick Butcher. A Norwich pub built between the wars is to be safeguarded for... Read more
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birminghammail
Most read: Horror crash, train track standoff and market planIt's Friday and it's a bank holiday! If you've been trying to wrap up your work
Most read: Horror crash, train track standoff and market plan
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
It's Friday and it's a bank holiday! If you've been trying to wrap up your work and haven't had chance to look at the morning's top stories, we've got it covered. 'one of England's most sumptuous' pubs The Black Horse in Bristol Road, Northfield,... Read more
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Independent
Worried about the potential perils of poohsticks? Luckily, Whitehall is on itIt was enough to make civil service mandarins in Whitehall get nervous. Had any
Worried about the potential perils of poohsticks? Luckily, Whitehall is on it
Independent / Posted 7 days ago
It was enough to make civil service mandarins in Whitehall get nervous. Had anyone stopped, even for a moment, to consider the potential dangers of Poohsticks? Normally the wheels of the Government turn slowly, but this time it sprang into action,... Read more
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thebee
Tax Breaks Set Stage For More UK BlockbustersMore blockbusters could be made in the UK after plans to increase tax breaks fo
Tax Breaks Set Stage For More UK Blockbusters
thebee / Posted 11 days ago
More blockbusters could be made in the UK after plans to increase tax breaks for film-makers were approved by the European Union. The measure, first announced in Chancellor George Osborne's 2015 Spring Budget, gives film and TV productions 25% off... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Pony racing scheme comes to inner-city LondonAspiring jockeys from South London are preparing to have their first taste of r
Pony racing scheme comes to inner-city London
Horse and Hound / Posted 12 days ago
Aspiring jockeys from South London are preparing to have their first taste of racing. The Pony Racing Authority (PRA) has teamed up with Ebony Horse Club (EHC) in Brixton to give children a chance to learn to race-ride. EHC is an inner-city charity... Read more
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Irish Examiner
QUIRKY WORLD ... Thieves steal caps on 1,200 bottles — but leave the beer | Irish Examiner GERMANY: Police in western Germany are looking for thieves
QUIRKY WORLD ... Thieves steal caps on 1,200 bottles — but leave the beer
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
| Irish Examiner GERMANY: Police in western Germany are looking for thieves who broke into a shop... Read more
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thebee
Tax Breaks Set Stage For More UK BlockbustersMore blockbusters could be made in the UK after plans to increase tax breaks fo
Tax Breaks Set Stage For More UK Blockbusters
thebee / Posted 14 days ago
More blockbusters could be made in the UK after plans to increase tax breaks for film-makers were approved by the European Union. The measure, first announced in Chancellor George Osborne's 2015 Spring Budget, gives film and TV productions 25% off... Read more
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iol.co.za
RiRi and co untouched by video crackdownEXPLICIT music videos are to be given age ratings in an attempted government cr
RiRi and co untouched by video crackdown
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
EXPLICIT music videos are to be given age ratings in an attempted government crackdown on graphic material watched by UK children online. But the measure will only apply to songs produced in the UK – so there will be no curbs on videos by... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Record labels back age ratings for online music videos | Irish Examiner Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 11:02 AM Raunchy and violent o
Record labels back age ratings for online music videos
Irish Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 11:02 AM Raunchy and violent online music videos will display ratings to protect children... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Bangkok bombers wanted to destroy tourism in Thailand, defence minister saysBANGKOK BOMBERS WANTED TO DESTROY TOURISM IN THAILAND, DEFENCE MINISTER SAYS T
Bangkok bombers wanted to destroy tourism in Thailand, defence minister says
Manchester Evening News / Posted 16 days ago
BANGKOK BOMBERS WANTED TO DESTROY TOURISM IN THAILAND, DEFENCE MINISTER SAYS The bombers who killed at least 20 people and injured at least 140 in Bangkok intended to damage Thailand's tourism industry, the country's defence minister said. Prawit... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Record labels back age ratings for online music videosRaunchy and violent online music videos will display ratings to protect childre
Record labels back age ratings for online music videos
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Raunchy and violent online music videos will display ratings to protect children from inappropriate content, after major record labels backed a Government scheme. Sony Music, Universal Music and Warner Music have agreed to submit pop videos to the... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Record labels back age ratings for online music videosRaunchy and violent online music videos will display ratings to protect childre
Record labels back age ratings for online music videos
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 16 days ago
Raunchy and violent online music videos will display ratings to protect children from inappropriate content, after major record labels backed a Government scheme. Sony Music, Universal Music and Warner Music have agreed to submit pop videos to the... Read more
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birminghammail
Bangkok bombers wanted to destroy tourism in Thailand, defence minister saysBANGKOK BOMBERS WANTED TO DESTROY TOURISM IN THAILAND, DEFENCE MINISTER SAYS T
Bangkok bombers wanted to destroy tourism in Thailand, defence minister says
birminghammail / Posted 16 days ago
BANGKOK BOMBERS WANTED TO DESTROY TOURISM IN THAILAND, DEFENCE MINISTER SAYS The bombers who killed at least 20 people and injured at least 140 in Bangkok intended to damage Thailand's tourism industry, the country's defence minister said. Prawit... Read more
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chroniclelive
Morning news headlines: Bangkok bombers wanted to destroy tourism in Thailand, defence minister saysBANGKOK BOMBERS WANTED TO DESTROY TOURISM IN THAILAND, DEFENCE MINISTER SAYS T
Morning news headlines: Bangkok bombers wanted to destroy tourism in Thailand, defence minister says
chroniclelive / Posted 16 days ago
BANGKOK BOMBERS WANTED TO DESTROY TOURISM IN THAILAND, DEFENCE MINISTER SAYS The bombers who killed at least 20 people and injured at least 140 in Bangkok intended to damage Thailand's tourism industry, the country's defence minister said. Prawit... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Bangkok bombers wanted to destroy tourism in Thailand, defence minister saysBANGKOK BOMBERS WANTED TO DESTROY TOURISM IN THAILAND, DEFENCE MINISTER SAYS T
Bangkok bombers wanted to destroy tourism in Thailand, defence minister says
Reading Evening Post / Posted 16 days ago
BANGKOK BOMBERS WANTED TO DESTROY TOURISM IN THAILAND, DEFENCE MINISTER SAYS The bombers who killed at least 20 people and injured at least 140 in Bangkok intended to damage Thailand's tourism industry, the country's defence minister said. Prawit... Read more
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walesonline
Bangkok bombers wanted to destroy tourism in Thailand, defence minister saysBANGKOK BOMBERS WANTED TO DESTROY TOURISM IN THAILAND, DEFENCE MINISTER SAYS T
Bangkok bombers wanted to destroy tourism in Thailand, defence minister says
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
BANGKOK BOMBERS WANTED TO DESTROY TOURISM IN THAILAND, DEFENCE MINISTER SAYS The bombers who killed at least 20 people and injured at least 140 in Bangkok intended to damage Thailand's tourism industry, the country's defence minister said. Prawit... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Morning news headlines: Bangkok bombers wanted to destroy tourism in Thailand, defence minister saysBANGKOK BOMBERS WANTED TO DESTROY TOURISM IN THAILAND, DEFENCE MINISTER SAYS T
Morning news headlines: Bangkok bombers wanted to destroy tourism in Thailand, defence minister says
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 days ago
BANGKOK BOMBERS WANTED TO DESTROY TOURISM IN THAILAND, DEFENCE MINISTER SAYS The bombers who killed at least 20 people and injured at least 140 in Bangkok intended to damage Thailand's tourism industry, the country's defence minister said. Prawit... Read more
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Independent
'Raunchy and violent' music videos to carry cinema-style age certificatesMajor record companies have agreed to submit videos to the British Board of Fil
'Raunchy and violent' music videos to carry cinema-style age certificates
Independent / Posted 17 days ago
Major record companies have agreed to submit videos to the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) before they are uploaded on to YouTube and Vevo. The move brings internet videos in line with the long-standing classification system for films and... Read more
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Harrow Times
Record labels back BBFC age ratings for online pop videosRaunchy and violent online music videos will display ratings to protect childre
Record labels back BBFC age ratings for online pop videos
Harrow Times / Posted 17 days ago
Raunchy and violent online music videos will display ratings to protect children from inappropriate content, after major record labels backed a Government scheme. Sony Music, Universal Music and Warner Music have agreed to submit pop videos to the... Read more
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This is West Country
Record labels back BBFC age ratings for online pop videosRaunchy and violent online music videos will display ratings to protect childre
Record labels back BBFC age ratings for online pop videos
This is West Country / Posted 17 days ago
Raunchy and violent online music videos will display ratings to protect children from inappropriate content, after major record labels backed a Government scheme. Sony Music, Universal Music and Warner Music have agreed to submit pop videos to the... Read more
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Gazette News
Record labels back BBFC age ratings for online pop videosRaunchy and violent online music videos will display ratings to protect childre
Record labels back BBFC age ratings for online pop videos
Gazette News / Posted 17 days ago
Raunchy and violent online music videos will display ratings to protect children from inappropriate content, after major record labels backed a Government scheme. Sony Music, Universal Music and Warner Music have agreed to submit pop videos to the... Read more
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Bolton News
Record labels back BBFC age ratings for online pop videosRaunchy and violent online music videos will display ratings to protect childre
Record labels back BBFC age ratings for online pop videos
Bolton News / Posted 17 days ago
Raunchy and violent online music videos will display ratings to protect children from inappropriate content, after major record labels backed a Government scheme. Sony Music, Universal Music and Warner Music have agreed to submit pop videos to the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Record labels back BBFC age ratings for online pop videos Robin Thicke's hit Blurred Lines drew criticism for its lewd lyrics and video
Record labels back BBFC age ratings for online pop videos
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
Robin Thicke's hit Blurred Lines drew criticism for its lewd lyrics and video Raunchy and violent online music videos will display ratings to protect children from inappropriate content,... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Record labels back BBFC age ratings for online pop videosRaunchy and violent online music videos will display ratings to protect childre
Record labels back BBFC age ratings for online pop videos
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 17 days ago
Raunchy and violent online music videos will display ratings to protect children from inappropriate content, after major record labels backed a Government scheme. Sony Music, Universal Music and Warner Music have agreed to submit pop videos to the... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Record labels back BBFC age ratings for online pop videosRaunchy and violent online music videos will display ratings to protect childre
Record labels back BBFC age ratings for online pop videos
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
Raunchy and violent online music videos will display ratings to protect children from inappropriate content, after major record labels backed a Government scheme. Sony Music, Universal Music and Warner Music have agreed to submit pop videos to the... Read more
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Powys County Times
Historic post box dating back to 1863 'should return' to MachynllethA HISTORIC post box which dates back to 1863 should be returned back to its for
Historic post box dating back to 1863 'should return' to Machynlleth
Powys County Times / Posted 17 days ago
A HISTORIC post box which dates back to 1863 should be returned back to its former home in Machynlleth, say councillors. Cllr Gareth Jones brought the Royal Mail Post Box to the attention of Machynlleth Town Council and stated that it had since been... Read more
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Shropshire Star
More than 43,000 homes in Shropshire connected to superfast broadband « Shropshire StarThe rollout of superfast broadband – offering connection speeds greater than 24
More than 43,000 homes in Shropshire connected to superfast broadband « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 22 days ago
The rollout of superfast broadband – offering connection speeds greater than 24Mbps, enough for people to watch or download high definition films in seconds – is bringing improved internet services to areas not covered by commercial networks,... Read more
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walesonline
Cardiff second favourite to be named UK's City of Culture 2021Cardiff is second favourite to be the UK’s City of Culture 2021 - but how they
Cardiff second favourite to be named UK's City of Culture 2021
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
Cardiff is second favourite to be the UK’s City of Culture 2021 - but how they have ended up on the list seems to be a mystery. Paisley, Aberdeen and Sunderland make up the top five. Liverpool inspired competition But Cardiff council say they have... Read more
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Daily Mail
BT cry foul over Sky's £18m a year La Liga deal after previously being in driving seat to show Real Madrid, Barcelona and Co
BT cry foul over Sky's £18m a year La Liga deal
Daily Mail / Posted 29 days ago
after previously being in driving seat to show Real Madrid, Barcelona and Co Sky Sports have been awarded a three-year deal to show Spanish football BT Sport thought they were close to finalising a... Read more
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thebee
ITV Threatens Ministers Over Catch-Up ReformsITV is threatening ministers with legal action over plans that will force users
ITV Threatens Ministers Over Catch-Up Reforms
thebee / Posted 1 months ago
ITV is threatening ministers with legal action over plans that will force users of some digital catch-up TV services to buy a television licence as part of a radical overhaul of the BBC’s funding. Sky News has learnt that Adam Crozier, the company’s... Read more
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chroniclelive
Tower of London poppies are coming to NorthumberlandIt planted a lasting memory for millions when the iconic poppies sculpture appe
Tower of London poppies are coming to Northumberland
chroniclelive / Posted 1 months ago
It planted a lasting memory for millions when the iconic poppies sculpture appeared at the Tower of London last year. It is part of a UK-wide tour of the famous poppies sculpture organised by 14-18 NOW and will be at Woodhorn from mid-September to... Read more
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chroniclelive
Ashington's Woodhorn Museum hosts icon Weeping Window poppy sculptureIt planted a lasting memory for millions when the iconic poppies sculpture appe
Ashington's Woodhorn Museum hosts icon Weeping Window poppy sculpture
chroniclelive / Posted 1 months ago
It planted a lasting memory for millions when the iconic poppies sculpture appeared at the Tower of London last year. It is part of a UK-wide tour of the famous poppies sculpture organised by 14-18 NOW and will be at Woodhorn from mid-September to... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Iconic Poppy installation heading to Yorkshire Sculpture Park Queen Elizabeth II visits the Tower of London's Blood Swept Lands and Seas of
Iconic Poppy installation heading to Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 1 months ago
Queen Elizabeth II visits the Tower of London's Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation in October 2014. Photo: Chris Jackson/PA Wire IT WAS the iconic installation that brought... Read more
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