O’Grady said: “Coronavirus is no leveller. It has exposed huge inequality in modern Britain. Hard work should pay for everyone, no matter who you are or what kind of job you do. Yet, many of those who kept this country going through the crisis don’t get the respect they deserve. … [Read more...] about Key workers and public services need more support, say UK unions
Rowland said Labor was listening to the tech companies, and was “meeting with anyone who asks”. She said some of the concerns raised by the tech companies were “not entirely baseless” and there needed to be a good response to queries about value transfer in the media ecosystem. … [Read more...] about ABC and SBS should also receive fees from Facebook and Google, Labor says
"But, in a care home setting, where there are some people who have symptoms of coronavirus and others who do not, testing everyone, including those who do not, does have a purpose - we will be doing this to help manage outbreaks." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Testing expanded for care home residents and staff
Kangana Ranaut's Mumbai Office Was Razed Down By BMC Further, things took an ugly turn when the BMC partially demolished her Pali Hill office in Bandra due to 'illegal alterations', in her absence. An angry Kangana lashed out at the civic body in a series of tweets. Within few hours, the demolition drive was stalled by the Bombay High Court who described BMC's act as 'malafide' and slammed the civic body for its hasty decision. … [Read more...] about Kangana Ranaut Leaves Mumbai With A Heavy Heart; Says ‘My Analogy About PoK Was Bang On’
We are in a situation like that in a Shakespeare history play, where messengers arrive hourly with bad news from all ends of the kingdom. The Nuffield Southampton, which combines a new city centre theatre with a longstanding campus playhouse, is closing, with 86 roles made redundant. The Theatre Royal Plymouth has made its entire artistic team redundant and the Royal Exchange Manchester may have to make 65% of its staff redundant. The story is much the same wherever you look, be it Birmingham, Norwich or Perth. Even the big, seemingly well-protected institutions are not immune: the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, was reported in the London Evening Standard to be “facing closure”. … [Read more...] about Dear Oliver Dowden, have you even begun to grasp the scale of our arts crisis?