What’s the story? Leading a somewhat repressed existence, not to mention enduring a wholly loveless marriage, the life of government fisheries expert Fred Jones (Ewan McGregor) does not seem to be going anywhere. Or at least that is the case until his life is turned around by the impossible task of bringing the quintessentially Scottish pastime of salmon fishing to the dusty deserts of the Middle East.
A pro-Israeli lobby group will hold an event at Newtownabbey Borough Council headquarters next month free of charge after the council voted to waive the fee normally charged to outside groups. The Friends of Israel group had applied to the council to hold a showcase event in March and show a film on the history of the Jewish people in the Middle East and North Africa.