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Wakefield Today
John Godber play explores impact of miners’ strikeAward-winning playwright John Godber knows first hand the devastation caused by
John Godber play explores impact of miners’ strike
Wakefield Today / Posted 2 days ago
Award-winning playwright John Godber knows first hand the devastation caused by the 1984-5 miners’ strike. And his new play Shafted! explores the impact the strikes had on the miners like his father and their communities across the country. Mr... Read more
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Daily Mail
Julian Assange's 'rape victim' blasts UN ruling as 'offensive'Julian Assange's 'rape victim' blasts UN ruling that he was being illegally det
Julian Assange's 'rape victim' blasts UN ruling as 'offensive'
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Julian Assange's 'rape victim' blasts UN ruling that he was being illegally detained as 'offensive' and says WikiLeaks founder needs to 'take responsibility' and face Swedish authorities Julian Assange has been living in the Ecuadorian embassy since... Read more
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Daily Mail
UN call to 'free' Julian Assange deemed 'ridiculous' by UK GovernmentUN's call to 'free' Julian Assange is deemed 'ridiculous' by British Government
UN call to 'free' Julian Assange deemed 'ridiculous' by UK Government
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
UN's call to 'free' Julian Assange is deemed 'ridiculous' by British Government after officials say Wikileaks founder IS being 'arbitrarily detained' within Ecuador's embassy Julian Assange has been living in the Ecuadorian embassy since 2012 Fears... Read more
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Evening Standard
Cinema staff backed by Cantona launch group to fight for pay risesCinema workers who secured a wage hike after protests backed by Eric Cantona ha
Cinema staff backed by Cantona launch group to fight for pay rises
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Cinema workers who secured a wage hike after protests backed by Eric Cantona have set up an organisation to prevent their peers being mistreated. Staff at Brixton’s Ritzy Picturehouse won a 21 per cent rise, taking them to the London Living Wage,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Why is Julian Assange still inside the embassy of Ecuador?His work brought him international fame - at one point, there were five major f
Why is Julian Assange still inside the embassy of Ecuador?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
His work brought him international fame - at one point, there were five major films about WikiLeaks in development. Two were eventually made: We Steal Secrets, a documentary, and The Fifth Estate, starring Benedict Cumberbatch. Mr Assange spoke out... Read more
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The New Statesman
The political perils of Keeping Calm and Carrying OnIn White Out: the Secret Life of Heroin the American academic Michael Clune des
The political perils of Keeping Calm and Carrying On
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
In White Out: the Secret Life of Heroin the American academic Michael Clune describes the theory that heroin addiction amounts to little more than a bad case of nostalgia: “. . . the power of dope comes from the first time you do it. It’s a deep... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Film producer to speak at miners’ strike festivalFilm producer Tony Garnett will speak at a day-long festival to commemorate the
Film producer to speak at miners’ strike festival
Wakefield Today / Posted 22 days ago
Film producer Tony Garnett will speak at a day-long festival to commemorate the 1884-5 miners’ strike. Tony Garnett will speak at With Banners Held High on March 5 - fifty years since his hard-hitting television play Cathy Come Home was first... Read more
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The Hindu
Namrata Joshi on Shivendra Singh Dungarpur’s enviable collection of film memorabiliaOne man, a collection to die for, and a passion for cinema heritage: It all add
Namrata Joshi on Shivendra Singh Dungarpur’s enviable collection of film memorabilia
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
One man, a collection to die for, and a passion for cinema heritage: It all adds up to a brand new dawn in film preservation A film buff will instantly become a thief when he takes a look at Shivendra Singh Dungarpur’s enviable collection of film... Read more

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