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Government faces calls to overhaul visa rules for foreign performers

Government faces calls to overhaul visa rules for foreign performersDemands of ‘creative and sporting’ category of points-based immigration system leading to cancelled events, say organisers… Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for … Continue reading

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Nailing Tory Lies

Ed Miliband has come out fighting in today’s Times arguing that “a great deceit designed to damage Labour has led to profoundly misguided and dangerous economic decisions”. The truth is uncomfortable for the Government. Ed Miliband writes (£): “What is … Continue reading

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Politics on the brain

Politics on the brain Conservatives are dinosaurs. That, at least, was the implication of a story on Radio 4 the other morning. Guest editor Colin Firth (himself a disenchanted Lib Dem, though Mr Darcy was undoubtedly a Tory) had asked … Continue reading

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An Iranian Director’s Impassioned Defense

An Iranian Director’s Impassioned Defense thelede.blogs.nytimes.com Jafar Panahi, an internationally celebrated Iranian filmmaker who supported opposition protesters after last year’s disputed presidential election, delivered an impassioned defense of his work at his trial in Tehran last week. http://www.facebook.com Recommend on … Continue reading

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BFI cuts

Details of BFI plans for library and archive, including job cuts from bfiwatch by pamcook BFI management draft proposals: Restructure of Collections & Information Rationale There are five key drivers in our proposal for the future structure of the Archive: … Continue reading

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