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January 11: Top 10 Events This Day in Movie and Television History

January 11 takes up centre stage today in our series, Top 10 Events This Day in Movie and Television History. As goes the world of entertainment, there is no day that can be tagged as a slow one and so it was with the day January 11 over the years. From births to losses, new releases and premieres to wrapping up of projects, there’s a lot that has gone down on this day. As a day that marks the first few days of the year, there were several awards shows that had their glittering evenings of accolades and applause on this day too. In this list, we bring you a lineup of some of the most interesting happenings that marked their place on the calendar on this day. So, without further delay, let’s get cracking on the top 10 events for January 11!
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The city where Brits will finally change their minds about Germany

Sitting in my supremely comfy seat at the spectacular Elbphilharmonie concert hall, listening to the Hamburg Philharmonic gliding through Beethoven’s 8th Symphony, I think of all the times I’ve been to Hamburg since my first visit, nearly 30 years ago – and I end up wondering why no-one I know ever seems to think of coming here. Indeed, not only is the city underrated, but Germany as a whole deserves more attention from British holidaymakers.

'Norfolk was a big fortress' - man's mission to explore wartime defences

The threat of invasion drew the British Army to Norfolk's beaches, fields and river crossings twice in the early 20th century. And while those who manned the networks of trenches, gun batteries and road blocks have long since moved on, there is one battalion of sentinels that never left. Brick...

How To Wear Cargo Pants: 14 Stylish Outfits For Modern Men

Are we really surprised that cargo pants are A Thing again? You could argue that they never properly went away. Rumours of their 2003 demise were greatly exaggerated, and for the past decade a pair of generously-pocketed Carhartts or Dickies have been a regular sighting in coffee shops and brewery pubs up and down the nation.

UK Tells Royal Navy Sailors: Get Jabbed or Get Out

Get the jab or leave the service. That is the career advice sailors in the Royal Navy were given by the UK government on Monday. A letter sent to sailors who have not received the coronavirus vaccination details the reasons for the order, according to the Daily Mail. The missive says in part:

Flora Christie (100): A remarkable life lived to the full

REMARKABLE Flora Christie, a beloved member of the community in Moray, has died at the age of 100. Flora lived in London during the blitz, and joined the Auxiliary Territorial Service to help the war effort. Flora was born on July 28, 1921 at Linkwood Cottages, which is now the...

'It is in the regions of ignorance that tyranny reigns' | Guest Column

I write in response to Buck Dugger’s letter in The Courier published on Jan. 5. The title of this column is a quote from Dr. Henry Stuber, in the late 18th century. I am of British origin, Scots and English to be more precise, born and raised in the United Kingdom. I have lived in the USA for the past 20 years, 15 of them in Colorado, and I am now a dual U.S./U.K. citizen.

Beatson Clark appoints experienced Distribution Manager

UK glass packaging manufacturer Beatson Clark has promoted an experienced member of its team to Distribution Manager. Liz Loonam has worked at Beatson Clark since 2013 when she began her career in distribution administration. Since then, Liz has continued to provide excellent service to the Rotherham-based manufacturer’s customers, leading to...
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3 reasons why industrial automation matters

The fourth industrial revolution is transforming manufacturing processes with the use of automated control systems. By educating society and preparing the workforce with new skills we can allay fears about automation. Here are three reasons why automation is something to be embraced. Over 200 years ago, in the early 1800s,...

Army vs Navy showdown in Challenge Cup second round

The British Army will tackle their old rivals from the Royal Navy in the second round of the Challenge Cup. Both sides knew a potential military clash was on the line ahead of their round one matches, but both teams progressed to confirm the tie. The Army beat Orrell St...

Watch: Army through to Challenge Cup second round with impressive away win

The British Army are through to the second round of the Challenge Cup after a win at Orrell St James. Despite falling behind, the men in red recovered to win 18-10 in Wigan. Declan Baines, Kieron Roche and Kev Brown all scored second-half tries as the Army impressed on national television.

(TV Actor) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

Windsor Davies is an English actor whose film and television career spanned forty years. He is best known for his role as Drum Sergeant Major Williams in the sitcom It Ain't Half Hot Mum for his entire time. The show's popularity saw Davies and co-star Don Estelle reach number one success in the UK with the version "Whisosystem Grass" in 1975. He then starred with Donald Sinden in Never the Twain, and his warm Welsh accent was widely heard in commercial dubs.

OGUK appoints new HSE director from EnQuest

Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has appointed a new health, safety and environment (HSE) director from EnQuest, as incumbent Trevor Stapleton is soon to retire. Mark Wilson will take up the role in “early 2022”. Prior to becoming HSE director at operator EnQuest, Mr Wilson spent the first...