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Arts and culture

John Dryden Translation Competition 

Only 3% of fiction in English is translated, and Amazon is on a mission to change that     

Cultural event to celebrate translation of 900 books to Arabic    

2016 Stephen Spender prize for poetry in translation – the winners 

Dutch to share their dark masterpiece 70 years on   


Business world

Where will London’s banking jobs go after Brexit   

Third of large EU companies sees damage from Brexit talks   

Banks could move from UK 18 months before a ‘hard Brexit’: BoE’s Carney     


Case studies

How translation is boosting global sports engagement with social media   


European Union

European associate citizenship proposal   

Denmark is going to ‘punish’ Britain when Brexit talks begin    



UK opts back into Europol despite Brexit vote   

Britain’s Brexit plan. There is no plan, leaked memo says      

Joint statement between the governments of the UK and India      

High Court ruling on Article 50 statement    

UK regions urged to seize opportunity for financial services    


Language learning

How ‘seeing’ a language can help learners retain it  


Interpreter CEO bullish over performance target   

Newspapers and TV

Inflation could soar to 4% next year and impact of Brexit    

European Parliament considers plans for Brits opposed to Brexit to remain EU citizens    

Those MPs who fear Brexit should refuse to vote for it    

Scottish government seeks to intervene in Brexit case 

Brexit: majority of UK now wants to stay in Europe, poll finds    

Will the article 50 ruling stop Brexit? Our panel responds   

Is this High Court ruling really the end for Brexit    

Article 50 author Lord Kerr says Brexit not inevitable    

Prevent Brexit or face political fallout, German economists warn EU    

Brexit so complex it could overwhelm politicians warn senior academics    

Support for the EU on the rise since Brexit vote – even in the UK  

Textbook translation delay ‘crisis’ in Wales     


Nuts and bolts

Seven tips for making your glossary a success     

How German compounds get lost in translation   

Does English have tones?   


Science and technology

Beyond Google Translate: Portuguese translation startup Unbabel raises fresh  $5 billion    


Translation/interpreting community

Deborah Smith on translation and DLF 2016    

10 of the best quotes about translation   


Look out for our next round-up at the start of October.







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