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ITV, BBC reveal Euros 2024 coverage schedule

ITV and the BBC have revealed their coverage plans for the 2024 UEFA European Championship. UK television coverage of the tournament will kick-off on ITV [and STV in Scotland] on June 14th with exclusive live coverage of the opening match between hosts Germany and Scotland in Munich. ITV will show England’s final Group game against […]

December 7, 2023

Orbex names Bone CCO

Scotland-based rocket launch site Orbex has appointed John Bone as its new Chief Commercial Officer. This key appointment comes as Orbex advances its preparations for the launch of Orbex Prime, expected to be the UK mainland’s first vertical rocket launch. Bone has more than 20 years in the Space Industry, including 18 years in Director […]

December 7, 2023By Chris Forrester

TNT Sports to premiere Stand-up Kickabout

On December 8th, TNT Sports will premiere Andrew Mensah’s Stand-up Kickabout – a four-part comedy series combining the stand-up comic’s two greatest passions, football and comedy, as he embarks on a tour of the UK. Stand-up gigs have taken Mensah to all manner of pubs, clubs and venues around the country but this time he […]

December 6, 2023

EE installs new 4G masts in Out Skerries, Foula

A new EE mast has introduced 4G mobile coverage to Out Skerries, one of the UK’s most remote inhabited islands/ The new new mobile mast that has been activated by EE to connect the island community as part of the Scottish Government’s £28.75 million Scottish 4G Infill programme (S4GI). The programme is delivering 4G infrastructure […]

December 5, 2023

Premier Sports takes business back from Viaplay

Premier Sports will be returning to the UK in early 2024, subject to competition approval, having agreed to take back control of the business which was sold to Viaplay Group in July 2022. Premier Sports’ offering of content will continue to be delivered via the same channels on Sky and Virgin. Customers preferring to stream […]

November 29, 2023

Premier expands in Scotland

Entertainment, arts and culture agency Premier, has announced the acquisition of Edinburgh based agency The Corner Shop PR Scotland from its founder and managing director Susie Gray. Founded in Edinburgh in 2015, The Corner Shop is an arts PR agency that has worked on countless events, festivals, exhibitions, tours and openings both within Scotland and […]

November 28, 2023

Former Scotland Yard Detective joins FACT

FACT, the specialist in IP protection. has announced the appointment of Neil Whitbread as its new Investigations Manager. With a distinguished background as a former Scotland Yard Detective, Whitbread brings over two decades of expertise in specialist serious and organised crime units. His experience includes leading complex investigations and managing intelligence and critical risks across […]

November 13, 2023

Sunset+Vine signs BBC ALBA production deal

Sunset+Vine, the sports production company, has landed a three year deal to produce BBC ALBA’s sports coverage following a competitive commissioning process. Sunset+Vine will deliver coverage of at least 176 hours of live and as-live sporting events in the coming year, including football, shinty and rugby, and will produce a minimum of 26 live SWPL […]

October 3, 2023

Analysis: Canterbury has slowest broadband in UK

Canterbury has been named the UK city with the slowest broadband, according to an analysis of 265,572 consumer speed tests by comparison site Broadband Genie. The historic city, famous for its cathedral, clocked in with average download speeds of 34Mb, around the bare minimum offered by many basic superfast packages. Despite being one of the […]

September 28, 2023

Livingston pub fined £10k for Sky Sports infringements

Following successful legal action taken by Sky, a Designated Premises Manager (DPM) of The Stirrup Stane in Livingston has been ordered to pay £10,000 in damages for infringing Sky’s copyright by showing Sky Sports programming illegally in their premises. Sky sought, and was awarded, a permanent interdict in the Court of Session in Edinburgh, which […]

September 20, 2023