From Russia with Diamonds

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An unemployed Russian man, carrying about 26,000 diamonds in his hand luggage, has been stopped at customs of the Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow, after he claimed to have, “nothing to declare”. The 37 year old man had brought the diamonds from Dubai and was arrested on Sunday in the Moscow airport, as reported by Read More

EU bans sale of all animal-tested cosmetics

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A complete ban on the sale of cosmetics developed through animal testing has taken effect in the EU. The ban applies to all new cosmetics and their ingredients sold in the EU, regardless of where in the world testing on animals was carried out. The 27 EU countries have had a ban on such tests Read More

A mixture of miners from Chile

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Spanish Actor Antonio Banderas will star in a film about the epic adventure of 33 Chilean miners who were trapped 700 metres underground in Chile for two months. Mexican film maker Patricia Riggen will be making the film, currently entitled “The 33”, but has refused to confirm which of the real life characters Banderas will Read More

24 Hours in A&E has been recommissioned

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The award-winning and critically-acclaimed documentary series 24 Hours in A&E has been recommissioned from The Garden Productions by Channel 4’s Documentary Commissioning Editors Madonna Benjamin and Mark Raphael, with filming starting on 28 new episodes. Meanwhile a new 20-part third series is due to broadcast on the channel this spring, alongside a making of documentary. The series Read More

Government’s Chief Vet concerned about rabies

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When the quarantine rules were changed last year, the Government’s Chief Vet Nigel Gibbens said he did not believe think the UK would be at greater risk of rabies. However in an interview with Channel 4 Dispatches he now admits to concerns and calls for action to be taken following the programme’s undercover investigation. Nigel Read More

BBC Four acquires two new dramas

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Since the introduction of Spiral in 2006, acquired drama has found a regular home on BBC Four. Subsequent series including Wallander, The Killing, Borgen, Inspector Montalbano, Mad Men, The Slap and The Bridge have established BBC Four’s reputation for showcasing outstanding content from across the world. Richard Klein, Controller of BBC Four, comments: “These acquisitions Read More

What´s warm and brown with bits in?

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Swedish furniture store Ikea is facing food based matters once again, following their taking part in the recent horse meat scandals. Now, Chinese health authorities have seized two tons of imported Ikea chocolate cake, after finding “high levels of bacteria commonly found in the human intestinal tract,” according to the Shanghai Daily at least. In Read More

Casting for Benidorm Series 6

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Filming for the next series, series 6, of ITV´s number one comedy, Benidorm, starts very soon. If you are in Spain, you might be interested to know that the production team are currently looking for supporting artists, or “extras”, to work on the show. Casting will take place on Wednesday the 6th of March, at Read More