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CAPTAIN NEMO’S NAUTILUS CAR GOES UNDER THE HAMMER

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Captain Nemo’s six-wheeled Nautilus car from Sean Connery’s adventure movie The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen will be sold by international auctioneers Coys at their Blenheim Palace auction on July 11th. Designed by production designer and art director Carol Spier and one of only two made, this fully functional and complete vehicle was used throughout the Read More

Stunning Classics on Sale

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If you´re lucky enough to be in the UK this weekend, you might be able to grab yourself a classic bargain. Held in conjunction with the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club Annual Concours & Rally at Burghley House, Lincolnshire, on 20 June H&H will once again offer a fine selection of Rolls-Royces, Bentleys and motor cars from Read More

Public Memorial For Corrie Anne Kirkbride Tomorrow

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Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride will be remembered at a public memorial service at Manchester Cathedral tomorrow. The actress, who played Deirdre Barlow in the itv soap for 42 years, died in January aged 60 . The service will take start at 11.30am with dozens of her soap co-stars past and present among the congregation. Read More

Victory for free expression in Turkish court

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Two days ago, we filed petitions in Turkish court to challenge the access ban on Twitter, joining Turkish journalists and legal experts, Turkish citizens, and the international community. We also petitioned a court to overturn an order underlying the access ban that instructed us to take down an account with Tweets that accused a former Read More

BBC Children’s programmes past and present at The Lowry

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The changing world of bbc Children’s radio and television programming will be the focus of a three-month exhibition at The Lowry in Salford this summer. ‘Here’s One We Made Earlier’ – which will look at the past, present and future of children’s broadcasting on the bbc – will open on Saturday 19 July and run Read More

Facebook quietly ends email address system

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Facebook has quietly shuttered its three-year-old email service that gave users “@facebook.com” email addresses. From now on, emails sent to an “@facebook.com” address will be forwarded to the personal email address from which the member signed up for the site. “We’re making this change because most people haven’t been using their Facebook email address,” said Read More

Calvin & Hobbes artist wins top award

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US cartoonist Bill Watterson, author of the worldwide cult series Calvin and Hobbes, has won the top prize for his craft at France’s Angouleme world comic strip festival, organisers say. Watterson, 56, won the grand prix at the 41st edition of the festival on Sunday, beating Japan’s Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira) and Britain’s Alan Moore (Watchmen). Read More

Global Snapshot from ACAPS GEO – 5 Nov 2013

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In Syria, the opposition remains divided over their participation to proposed peace talks in Geneva, with a decision being expected by 9 November. In Damascus, the Government repeated that it will not enter discussions if President al-Assad is forced to resign. While the overall number of Syrian refugees went over 2.2 million, revised estimates indicated Read More