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Game that’s a way of life for an Argyll family

Yet, ultimately, Inveraray had to wait until 1925 to get their hands on the much coveted Camanachd Cup, or “The Scottish” if you play shinty. They won it again in 1926 and 1930. Image copyright Hugh Dan MacLennan Image caption Ernie MacPherson in a Strachur shirt but wearing his Inveraray top underneath it Inveraray shirt Read more »

Blethyn’s Vera: More than a scruffy mac and hat

Image copyright ITV Image caption “There are lots of good crime stories on telly but Vera different,” says Blethyn TV viewer loyalty – the kind that propels a series into double digits – is these days a rarity. Too many platforms offering too much content have us constantly tempted elsewhere. Still, one show that’s defied Read more »

How Graham Norton’s chat show became a TV blueprint

“Those combinations on the couch, they’re pre-determined or pre-mediated to an extent… but there’s an alchemy on the night that you just can’t predict.” Report End of Youtube post by BBC Image Copyright BBC BBC Norton shot to fame as a stand-up comedian and actor, appearing in three episodes of Father Ted. He got his Read more »

Who are the Independent Group and what do they want?

In a video posted on Twitter, the Labour leader said it was the “decent and democratic thing to do” because the MPs wanted to “abandon the policies on which they were elected”. If an MP changes or leaves the party they were elected under, there does not automatically have to be a by-election. This is Read more »

Time expert fears sundials are ‘old hat’

Image caption The Selwyn College ‘nobus’ shadow falls between four and five hours (marked in gold) after sunrise – so it’s almost midday A Fellow in Computer Science at Churchill College, Dr King has taught the likes of £100m donor David Harding and Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton, but also admits to having an “obsession Read more »