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Maria Miller: Domestic abuse can stretch on for a lifetime. So why do we stop recording it after the age of 74?

3 minutes ago   |   Conservative Home

Maria Miller is a former Culture Secretary, and is MP for Basingstoke. We know that domestic abuse can affect anyone, of any gender, any ethnicity, whether you are disabled or...
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Oliver Dowden warns it will be 'challenging' to get theatres reopened in time for pantomime season

20 minutes ago   |   Evening Standard

The Culture Secretary has warned that it will be "challenging" to get theatres reopened in time for the Christmas pantomime season.
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Greig Laidlaw confirms move to NTT Shining Arcs

25 minutes ago   |   Planet Rugby

Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw has signed a contract to play for Japanese Top League outfit NTT Shining Arcs ahead of next year's campaign. Laidlaw, who ran out 76 times...
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How a new wave of taboo-busting comedies are tackling abortion

41 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Films such as Saint Frances and Obvious Child are showing that the subject need not be depicted with guilt and shame There is nothing funny about the pro-choice v anti-abortion...
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Final Fantasy VII Remake's creators on updating one of the world's most-loved games

41 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Producer Yoshinori Kitase and co-director Naoki Hamaguchi describe the responsibilities and opportunities of recreating a stone-cold classic Square Enix 's modern...
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Racism still exists in many societies. we must examine and correct our attitudes

Racism still exists in many societies. we must examine and correct our attitudes

49 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

We have all, now, been recommended to examine our consciences and ask ourselves: "Am I a racist? Do I have subconscious racist attitudes?" It's quite probable that if we are...
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Theatres might not open this year as ministers unveil £1.6bn bailout

Theatres might not open this year as ministers unveil £1.6bn bailout

55 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said it would 'challenging' for pantomime season to happen this Christmas and it will be 'some time' before performances can happen indoors.
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Piers Morgan questions how broad his shoulders are as he grills Labour MP over ‘wealth tax'

57 minutes ago   |   Metro

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Piers Morgan has questioned just how broad his shoulders are...
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BBC News row erupts: Nick Robinson scolds Oliver Dowden as No10 refuse to re-open theatres

BBC News row erupts: Nick Robinson scolds Oliver Dowden as No10 refuse to re-open theatres

1 hour ago   |   Daily Express

BBC News host Nick Robinson locked horns with Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden as the minister defended the Government's decision to maintain the ban on British theatres...
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Newslinks for Monday 6th July 2020

Newslinks for Monday 6th July 2020

1 hour ago   |   Conservative Home

Sunak 1) £1.5 billion bailout for struggling arts sector “Rishi Sunak, the chancellor, has thrown a £1.5bn lifeline to Britain's struggling theatres, music venues and museums...
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Legendary film composer Ennio Morricone dies aged 91

Legendary film composer Ennio Morricone dies aged 91

The composer, who wrote the soundtrack for movie for The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, has died Read more ...

Broadway Star Nick Cordero Dies Aged 41 Following Four Month Battle With...

Broadway Star Nick Cordero Dies Aged 41 Following Four Month Battle With Covid-19

Broadway star Nick Cordero has died at the age of 41 after a four-month battle with coronavirus. The actor's wife Amanda Kloots confirmed he had died in an Instagram message on... Read more ...

Piers Morgan warns Kate Garraway's husband Derek 'isn't out of the woods yet'

Piers Morgan warns Kate Garraway's husband Derek 'isn't out of the woods yet'

Good Morning Britain presenter Piers Morgan gave a clarification from his colleague Kate Garraway as he warned that it was "not quite as positive a story' as first believed Read more ...

Josep Maria Bartomeu dismisses reports that the Lionel Messi is stalling...

Josep Maria Bartomeu dismisses reports that the Lionel Messi is stalling over a new contract

It has been reported that Lionel Messi has stalled discussions over a new contract at Barcelona. His current deal runs until 2021 when club president Josep Maria Bartomeu's... Read more ...

Jose Mourinho takes swipe at Arsenal over social media jibe

Jose Mourinho takes swipe at Arsenal over social media jibe

The Gunners appeared to revel in Tottenham's defeat to Sheffield United last week but Mourinho seems far from impressed with their conduct Read more ...

Kate Garraway's husband condition ‘not as positive' as Piers gives...

Kate Garraway's husband condition ‘not as positive' as Piers gives heartbreaking update

KATE GARRAWAY yesterday revealed husband Derek Drape has slowly begun to emerge from a deep coma after his long battle with coronavirus and she has been told to return to work... Read more ...

Ennio Morricone has died aged 91

Ennio Morricone has died aged 91

Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning composer, has died at the age of 91. Read more ...

Uber set to snap up Postmates in £2.65bn deal

Uber set to snap up Postmates in £2.65bn deal

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Piers Morgan slams Ghislaine Maxwell friend's 'repulsive' defence as a 'victim'

Piers Morgan slams Ghislaine Maxwell friend's 'repulsive' defence as a 'victim'

Laura Goldman told Piers Morgan and GMB co-host Susanna Reid that she had 'known what was going on' since 2008 and had had 'frank conversations' with Ghislaine Maxwell Read more ...

Man, 22, shot dead near children's playground ‘by moped gunman'

Man, 22, shot dead near children's playground ‘by moped gunman'

Imani Allaway-Muir, 22, was shot dead near Pentonville Prison in north London on Saturday A 22-year-old man who was shot dead by a gunman believed to be on a moped has been... Read more ...