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Sandstone Press donates its archives to the University of the Highlands and Islands

Dingwall-based publisher, Sandstone Press, is donating its archives to the University of the Highlands and Islands. The move will make the resource available to students and staff around the university partnership as well as to researchers in the wider community. The donation, which is one of...

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New era of big-budget drama in Berlin

‘I don’t want to be impolite to our actors but the lead is Berlin,’ says Stefan Arndt. The burly German producer stamps the ground on the vast Neue Berliner Strasse backlot set in Babelsberg: ‘You see — real cobblestones. None of that fake stuff.’ We are witnessing the winding up of...

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Rosy Thornton's Sandlands longlisted for the New Angle Prize 2017

The judges’ longlist is announced for the 2017 New Angle Prize, for literature associated with or influenced by the region of East Anglia. The simple and open format of the competition results in a juxtaposition of many genres.The twelve works listed include poetry (Julia Blackburn’s...

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BABYLON BERLIN: X Filme, ARD, Sky and Beta present exclusive clips

Sky to broadcast from 13th October 2017/ Event Programming on Das Erste in late 2018  Berlin 8th February 2017. At a press conference today in Clärchens Ballhaus, Berlin, X Filme, Creative Pool, ARD Sky and Beta Film presented an initial insight into their joint series project BABYLON BERLIN...

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Tributes paid to military dog who saved countless lives sniffing out Taliban bombs

A military dog who saved countless lives and won a medal for sniffing out Taliban booby-trap bombs has died. Spaniel Memphis was 11 when he died after his second bout of cancer. His owner, former RAF police dog handler Mick McConnell, paid tribute to his bravery yesterday. Mick, 43, who...

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