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Spy poisoning sees British Council's Russian literature programmes 'suspended'

A number of arts and literature programmes run by the British Council have been "suspended" following the UK's fall-out with Russia over the Salisbury spy case.... Read more

€20k EBRD Literature Prize reveals inaugural shortlist

The €20,000 EBRD Literature Prize, launched by the British Council and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, has revealed its inaugural shortlist, including titles... Read more

British Council partners with Young Writer of the Year Award

The British Council has been announced as the international partner of the Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award, in association... Read more

New €20k prize to celebrate European 'literary richness'

The British Council and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development have launched a €20,000 literature prize to promote the “extraordinary richness” of the culture... Read more

Indian writer wins visa fight after Home Office U-turn

An Indian writer who was refused a visa for a poetry project has had the decision overturned by the Home Office weeks after Tiny Owl... Read more

‘Group action needed to safeguard the academic book’, warns report

Publishers and academics must work together to solve the problems that have led to rising book numbers, but falling sales per title, before the viability... Read more

Bellos and Shukla amongst international literature showcase line-up

Authors including Alex Bellos, Frances Hardinge and Nikesh Shukla will take part in this year’s International Literature Showcase. Read more

Cultural ties to Europe 'more important than ever'

The British Council has released a collection of essays from leading culture figures in the UK following the result of the EU referendum, with its... Read more

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