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Alex Salmond reopens debate over BBC

Alex Salmond reopens debate over BBC
Monday 31 August

Alex Salmond reopened the debate over the BBC’s role in the independence referendum in his Book Festival event today when he said he was caught by surprise by what he claims…

Book Festival closes the chapter on its most successful programme to date

Book Festival closes the chapter on its most successful programme to date
Monday 31 August

The Book Festival closes tomorrow having enjoyed the most successful year in our history. We’ve welcomed over 800 authors from 55 countries taking part in almost 800 events…

Gordon Brown accuses the Conservative Party of risking the future of the UK

Gordon Brown accuses the Conservative Party of risking the future of the UK
Monday 31 August

Gordon Brown has accused the Conservative Party of “turning on the tap of English nationalism” that risked the future of the Union. Addressing a packed audience at the Book Festival…

Journalist Johann Hari calls for legalisation of drugs

Journalist Johann Hari calls for legalisation of drugs
Sunday 30 August

The legalisation of drugs in Scotland would cut rates of narcotics-related violence at a stroke, journalist Johann Hari has claimed…

Terry Waite delivers the Frederick Hood Memorial Lecture

Terry Waite delivers the Frederick Hood Memorial Lecture
Saturday 29 August

The West will have to enter into dialogue with Islamic State terrorists if it wants to stop the violence, former hostage Terry Waite has said at his Book Festival event yesterday…

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