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New TV channel for BBC in Scotland

Media captionTony Hall: “At the heart of this new channel will be an hour-long news” A new TV channel for the BBC in Scotland will begin broadcasting in autumn 2018, director-general Tony Hall has announced. The channel will have a budget of £30m, equivalent to the amount spent on BBC4. The plans for the channel […]

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'Offensive' Walking Dead T-shirt pulled

Primark has stopped selling a T-shirt featuring words from a nursery rhyme after a shopper complained that it was “fantastically offensive”. But now there’s a backlash on social media, with some complaining it’s an example of customers being “over-sensitive”. The T-shirt in question is licensed merchandise from The Walking Dead. It features the rhyme “eeny […]

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'No sex with saints'

Media captionNatalia Poklonskaya leads a campaign to stop the release of Matilda In a darkened film studio in northern Moscow, an actress runs frantically on the spot to whip up her emotions. Eyes wide and panting, she shouts one, passionate line into the microphone. She is voicing the female lead in a new film about […]

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In pictures: Miniature worlds

From Sydney and Los Angeles to Hong Kong, artist Joshua Smith’s small models depict the buildings of big cities. Everything in them is reduced to scale, down to worn posters and discarded cigarette stubs. Image copyright Joshua Smith Image copyright Joshua Smith Image copyright Joshua Smith This model is based on a building found on […]