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The UK government has pledged over £1 billion to support arts venues

The UK government has pledged over £1 billion to support arts venues

55 seconds ago   |   Dazed   |   5 articles

The UK government has unveiled a £1.75 billion support package to help protect national and independent arts venues, including theatres, music venues, galleries, museums...
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Reaction: Boris Johnson pledges ‘game-changing' £1.6bn bailout for cultural sector

Reaction: Boris Johnson pledges ‘game-changing' £1.6bn bailout for cultural sector

10 minutes ago   |   The Week

Description Industry applauds rescue package - but critics say the funding may come too late for many institutions Credits Leon Neal/Getty Images Alt Text West End Industry...
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UK coronavirus live: treatment delays could lead to up to 35,000 excess deaths from cancer, research suggests

18 minutes ago   |   The Guardian   |   5 articles

Up to two million routine cancer screenings may have been missed ; theatres ‘some way off' being able to perform to audiences after arts package announced Full story: PM...
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Outdoor theatre on cards this summer but Christmas pantos in doubt

18 minutes ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Culture secretary says social distancing needed, as Labour warns £1.5bn aid for UK arts ‘too late' Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Outdoor theatre...
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'Better late than never': Arts industry reacts to £1.5bn government rescue package

28 minutes ago   |   The Independent

Money will be shared out between theatres, independent cinemas and more
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Netflix donates £500,000 to Sam Mendes's theatre support fund after director criticised streaming service for ignoring the arts

28 minutes ago   |   The Independent   |   2 articles

Mendes had previously criticised streaming services for not giving 'a fraction of their Covid-19 windfall' to the industry
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Wizards of Oz: why Brits can't get enough of Australian drama

32 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

In a bid to fill its depleted schedules, the BBC is stocking up on series from Down Under. But our love affair with Aussie TV imports is nothing new Strewth, Darlene, it's time...
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US sanctions on Huawei may have significant impact on 5G role, says Dowden

38 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

US sanctions on Huawei are likely to have a “significant impact” on the firm's ability to play a role in the UK's 5G network, the Culture Secretary has said.
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Theatre performances without social distancing some way off - Culture Secretary

38 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

The Culture Secretary has warned that the return of theatre performances without social distancing remains “some way off” following the Government's announcement of a £1.57...
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Royal Albert Hall welcomes 'encouraging' Goverment rescue package - but calls for 'urgent' reopening timeframe

50 minutes ago   |   Evening Standard

The Royal Albert Hall has welcomed the "very encouraging" announcement of a Government rescue package for the country's arts sector - but said venues "urgently" need to know...
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Italian composer Ennio Morricone dies aged 91 

Italian composer Ennio Morricone dies aged 91 

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Kate Garraway's return to GMB confirmed for this week as Derek wakes from coma

Kate Garraway's return to GMB confirmed for this week as Derek wakes from coma

Good Morning Britain presenter Kate Garraway will make a return appearance on the ITV show this week following her husband Derek Draper awakening from his coma Read more ...

Zach Braff pays tribute to close friend Nick Cordero following his passing

Zach Braff pays tribute to close friend Nick Cordero following his passing

Actor Zach Braff is in mourning, with his close friend Nick Cordero passing away on Sunday, as he shared an emotional tribute. Read more ...

Piers Morgan Says Kate Garraway's Husband Remains In 'Serious Condition' As...

Piers Morgan Says Kate Garraway's Husband Remains In 'Serious Condition' As He Clarifies Health Reports

Piers Morgan has said Kate Garraway 's husband Derek Draper remains in a “very serious condition”, as he clarified media reports about his health. Derek has been in hospital... Read more ...

Coronation Street spoilers: Evil Geoff Metcalfe drops the charges against...

Coronation Street spoilers: Evil Geoff Metcalfe drops the charges against Yasmeen Nazir in shock twist

Geoff Metcalfe manipulates the situation to his advantage in Coronation Street , as he informs DS Abney that he wishes to drop the charges against Yasmeen Nazir . Geoff has... 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 ...

Pret to close 30 stores for good as sales plunge with 1,000 jobs at risk

Pret to close 30 stores for good as sales plunge with 1,000 jobs at risk

The popular healthy food store's sales have plummeted during lockdown Sandwich shop chain Pret a Manger has announced it will not reopen 30 of its UK stores after seeing sales... Read more ...

Outlander's Sam Heughan named as preferred James Bond, beating Idris Elba...

Outlander's Sam Heughan named as preferred James Bond, beating Idris Elba and Tom Hardy

Sam Heughan has been named the fan's favourite for Bond Outlander actor Sam Heughan has been named favourite to take over the role of James Bond , beating the likes of Tom... 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 ...

Pret a Manger is to axe 30 stores putting 1,000 jobs at risk

Pret a Manger is to axe 30 stores putting 1,000 jobs at risk

Pret a Manger is to axe 30 stores putting 1,000 jobs at risk after being hit by the coronavirus crisis. Read more ...