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Talk by Vernon Corea mentioned in Language Monthly London Publication of 1983

Vernon Corea has been mentioned in the Language Monthly London Publication – the publication of 1983 gives details of a talk by Vernon to the London Regional Society of the Institute of Linguists. 44 more words

Vernon Corea

Women in the arts

Artsnight: Women in the arts

Maxine Peake chairs a discussion on equal opportunities in the arts with four leading female figures: Jessia Hynes, Carol Morley, Clio Barnard and Vicky Featherstone. 16 more words

BBC Introducing York 

Today is a little throwback blog to a gig I went to back in April, a BBC Introducing gig at The Basement in York, Fancy! 130 more words


Isis, Isil, Daesh - Does it really matter? & A minute silence, is it really necessary?

David Cameron has come out and criticized the BBC for referring to the terrorist organization responsible for the recent Tunisian attacks and many other terrible and terrifying attacks in many countries as ‘ISIS’, believing it to be offensive to Muslims who may come to think that all Muslims are being painted negatively. 960 more words

UK Politics

Grange Hill. Series Two - Episode One

Written by Phil Redmond. Tx 2nd January 1979

There’s an influx of new faces in the first few episodes of series two. This is because the number of episodes were doubled from series one (from nine to eighteen) so more characters had to be created to share the various plot-lines… 591 more words


British-style brass band pays homage at Amp

The British are coming, but they’re waiting until after July Fourth to storm the Amphitheater. Brian Stevens and the Brass Band of Columbus, a renowned British-style brass ensemble, will play at 2:30 p.m. 395 more words

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VIDEO: McCain urges US Afghanistan re-think

John McCain, Head of the US Senate Armed Services Committee, urges President Obama to reconsider the decision to pull almost all the country’s troops out of Afghanistan by 2017. 12 more words