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STV - Home of the Rugby World Cup and Scotland Rugby 2015

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For rugby fans, there is plenty to get excited about as everyone gears up for the Rugby World Cup 2015 and especially on STV which is Scotland’s home of rugby throughout the Rugby World Cup.

Viewers will be able to watch every match live either on STV or the STV Player and if they miss a game they can catch up on the action on the STV Player too.

Lorraine Kelly announces 24-hour Ceilidh Challenge route

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Lorraine Kelly has today announced the official route for her 24-hour ceilidh challenge in aid of the STV Children’s Appeal. Beginning on Friday 11th September, the challenge will see Lorraine do-si-doing her way around the country from Dundee to Edinburgh.

STV to broadcast Carmichael court hearing live in UK television first

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STV will make television history next week when it becomes the first broadcaster in the UK to televise a Scottish court hearing live and in full.

STV News cameras will be operating inside Court 1 at the Court of Session in Edinburgh to report on proceedings brought on by the legal challenge to the election of Liberal Democrat Alistair Carmichael as MP for Orkney and Shetland.

Safeword hits our screens and hits the headlines

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If you’ve picked up a tabloid newspaper in recent weeks you might have read about Joey Essex’s plans to become a single father or Louie Spence’s risqué new career.

The truth is, not is all it seems as Joey and Louie are just two of the stars who gave up control of their prized social media accounts in the name of comedy and a new show which hits our screens on ITV2 this Thursday.

Discovery’s Dan Korn heads to STV Productions

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STV Productions has today announced the appointment of Dan Korn as a new creative director, reporting to Alan Clements, director of content. In this role, Dan will have a particular focus on specialist factual and returnable programming.

Sean Batty to cycle from coast to coast in STV Appeal challenge

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STV’s Sean Batty, will set off on Thursday 11th June on a four day coast to coast fundraising trip to raise money for the STV Children’s Appeal.

The Sean Batty Coast to Coast Cycle Challenge will see Scotland's favourite weatherman undertaking another grueling cycle challenge across Scotland, cycling 168 miles from Tarbert to Dunbar.

STV Glasgow celebrates first anniversary

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City TV channel, STV Glasgow celebrates its first year of broadcasting today (Tuesday 2nd June) across the city and the surrounding area, reaching 1.6 million viewers since launch (78% of transmission area).*