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Roald Dahl wanted Charlie and the Chocolate Factory hero to be black

September 13, 2017 12:19 pm0 comments
Roald Dahl wanted Charlie and the Chocolate Factory hero to be black

Media playback is unsupported on your device The hero of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was meant to be black, the author’s widow has revealed. Liccy Dahl told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme her husband had written about a “little black boy”. But Dahl’s agent thought the idea […]

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Designs approved for Manchester's £110m Factory arts venue

January 12, 2017 1:36 pm0 comments
Designs approved for Manchester's £110m Factory arts venue

Plans for a new £110m arts venue in Manchester have been given the final go-ahead by the city council. The Factory will host theatre, music, art and other cultural performances from some of the world’s biggest names. It will be designed by architect Rem Koolhaas’s studio OMA, with £78m of […]

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Intel factory to make ARM-based smartphone chips

August 18, 2016 4:10 am0 comments
Intel factory to make ARM-based smartphone chips

Intel has announced that one of its factories will start making smartphone chips based on designs by the UK-based firm ARM. LG has been announced as the first client to take advantage of the tie-up. Intel and ARM are often perceived as being rivals. Intel’s x86 chip architecture dominates the […]

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