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Irvine Welsh Christmas story

 INSP 11 November 2019

The Scottish author Irvine Welsh has written this exclusive Christmas story to feature simultaneously in street papers worldwide. Irvine Welsh is an ambassador of INSP (International Network of Street Papers), and has previously described the street paper concept as “one of the great social achievements of the last 20 years”. (100 Words) - By Irvine Welsh

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Illustration: Sarah Weishaupt - http://sarahweish.blogspot.ch

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Illustration: Sarah Weishaupt - http://sarahweish.blogspot.ch

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FOR PRINT USE ONLY, DO NOT USE ONLINE - Robert Carlyle as Francis Begbie in 'Trainspotting'.Photo: ©Lorenzo Agius/Contour by Getty Images

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FOR PRINT USE ONLY, DO NOT USE ONLINE - Robert Carlyle as Francis Begbie in 'Trainspotting'.Photo: ©Lorenzo Agius/Contour by Getty Images

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Robert Carlyle as Francis Begbie in 'Trainspotting'.Photo courtesy of Film4

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Ewan McGregor as Mark Renton in 'Trainspotting'.Photo courtesy of Film4

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Ewen Bremner as Daniel 'Spud' Murphy, Ewan McGregor as Mark Renton, Robert Carlyle as Francis Begbie in 'Trainspotting'.Photo courtesy of Film4

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Jonny Lee Miller as Simon 'Sick Boy' Williamson, Ewan McGregor as Mark Renton, Kevin McKidd as Tommy MacKenzie, Ewen Bremner as Daniel 'Spud' Murphy.Photo courtesy of Film4

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Trainspotting poster design Mark Blamire & Rob O'Connor – Stylorouge. Photogaphy Lorenzo Agius.©1995 Stylorouge / Agius. Image supplied by Print–Process.com

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Scottish author Irvine Welsh, best known for the gritty Edinburgh novel "Trainspotting," poses at the Algonquin Hotel in New York.Photo: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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Scottish author Irvine Welsh, best known for the gritty Edinburgh novel "Trainspotting," poses at the Algonquin Hotel in New York.Photo: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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Actor Robert Carlyle, who plays both Rumplestiltskin and Mr. Gold on the new series "Once Upon A Time", speaks during a panel session at the ABC Summer TCA Press Tour in Beverly Hills, California August 7, 2019.Photo: REUTERS/Fred Prouser

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Irvine Welsh.Photo: Trond Ola Tilseth

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Irvine Welsh.Photo: Trond Ola Tilseth

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Irvine Welsh.Photo: Trond Ola Tilseth

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Irvine Welsh.Photo: Trond Ola Tilseth

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Irvine Welsh.Photo: Trond Ola Tilseth


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