is currently visiting Dubai with renowned Egyptian author Khalid Al Khamissi, to encourage more support for literature.
They had a range of literary sessions to choose from: the teenagers' delight Darren Shan to the news veteran Adie
, and several more.
Second picture - Eddie Wood, Adie
Abercrombe, Jill Robertson, Anne Robertson.
Ginnelly said: "Adie
is being very positive and we need to back him all the way but that means the shareholders giving over their shares and letting him run the club.
said: "A woman climbed on the carriage with her daughter and whipped the horses."
Jo Malin, Andrew Sparrow, Kathy Buchanan' Kate Adie
, Carol Gold, Guy Treharne, Helen Treharne, Alan Cowan, Lesley Cowan, Kamleish Ram' Robert Lee (senior vice president), Lady Mayoress of Birmingham Jean Hood, Lord Mayor of Birmingham Coun John Hood, Paul Murphy (junior vice president), Anthony Chorley (past president)' Jill Houghton, Frank Graves, Phyllis Graves, Neil Houghton' Above, Martyn Parfect (president Rotary Club of Birmingham) with Kate Adie
' left, Coun Ian Courts, David Billings, Demetrios Markou MBE
It was a time when women still didn't have the vote, but Adie
discovers that just days after Britain declared war, Emmeline Pankhurst cleared the way for suffragettes to suspend their militant campaigning in the interests of national unity.
, 25, another who lived at the farm, was given a nine month jail sentence suspended for a year with 150 hours' unpaid work after admitting being involved in preventing Mr Sturdey's lawful burial.
is an honorary professor of journalism at the university, as well as holding an Honorary Fellowship.
, veteran journalist who has reported from countless war zones and is the presenter of BBCAEs long-running programme, aeFrom Our Own CorrespondentAE on Radio 4, cast a mesmerising spell at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature venue with her honest confession: oI am puritanicalo when it comes to journalism.
looks back at the Kate Adie
Returns to Tiananmen Square (BBC Two, 9pm)
Stars include BBC war correspondent Kate Adie
, celebrity chef Clarissa Dickson Wright and Maggie's daughter, Carol Thatcher, talking about her new biography, A Swim On Part In The Goldfish Bowl.