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Bingo documentary gets BBC upgrade 

The BBC has added its Northern Ireland’s ‘True North – Big Night at the Bingo’ episode to its ‘Our Lives’ social documentary series available on the iPlayer platform for all UK audiences. First broadcast in January on BBC’s Northern Ireland network, Big Night at the Bingo follows the patrons and employees of West Belfast’s ‘Westway Bingo Hall’ on its busiest …

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Professor Jack Anderson ‘match fixing bigger threat than doping’

Professor Jack Anderson of Queen’s University Belfast stated that match fixing had become the number one threat to sports integrity, surpassing doping. Speaking at the International Sports Law Conference in Adelaide, Anderson urged for a review of current processes and strategies in order to tackle match fixing syndicates in international sports. Anderson further stated that sports governing bodies remained unware …

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Belfast High Court refuses Ladbroke’s appeal against planning decision

A Belfast High Court judge has rejected all aspects of an appeal from Ladbrokes against a decision of the NI Planning Service to grant planning permission for the extension of two local independent bookmakers outlets in the city. Sean Graham and Toal’s bookmakers were granted planning approval to extend their outlets in Castle Street and High Street respectively. Ladbrooke’s parent …

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