Drama prize contenders tackle difficult themes

Ambitious plays about dependency on oil, the extremes of sectarianism and the day-to-day impact of military conflict have been shortlisted for one of the UK’s most distinguished drama awards.

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Greenpeace reveals extent of plastic pollution crisis on iconic seabird sanctuary

A research expedition by the crew of Greenpeace’s ship the Beluga II has revealed high levels of plastic pollution on the iconic Bass Rock in the Firth of Forth.

The world famous island is home to the world’s largest colony of Northern gannets.

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