Coronavirus: Government vows £1.57bn lifeline for the arts – but no plans to resume live shows | Politics News

A massive £1.57bn coronavirus lifeline for the arts is being promised by the government, but theatres and music venues could still remain closed until next year. The emergency cash aid, in grants and loans, has been welcomed by leading figures from the arts, but there will be dismay that there are still no plans to resume live performances. There More...

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Kanye West says he is running for US president – and he has won the backing of Elon Musk | Ents & Arts News

Kanye West has announced he is running for US president – and he has already won the backing of billionaire Elon Musk. The American rap star posted a message to his 29.4 million Twitter followers in which More...

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Tom Cruise can resume filming Mission: Impossible in UK after culture sec gives production the green light | UK News

Major sporting events, as well as TV and film productions, are to be given an exemption from the UK’s 14-day coronavirus travel quarantine. It means Formula One will return to Silverstone this summer with More...

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Earl Cameron: Tributes paid to ‘groundbreaking’ black actor who appeared in Bond and Doctor Who | Ents & Arts News

Tributes have been paid to Earl Cameron, one of the first black actors to be given major roles in British cinema, after his death aged 102. Modern-day stars have been honouring a man widely seen as a pioneer More...

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Honk, wipe and flash! Drive-ins open up for a summer of car park culture | Ents & Arts News

Dom Joly says performing to a stadium full of windscreens is weird. “If somebody told me 20 years ago when I started Trigger Happy TV that one day I would come out to a motorway car park and shout ‘Good More...

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Ryan Adams: Star writes apology and says ‘I will never be off the hook’ after abuse allegations | Ents & Arts News

Ryan Adams has written an apology for “all the ways I have mistreated people throughout my life and career” and said he is working to be “a better man”. The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter More...

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Backstage podcast: Hanna star Esme Creed-Miles says it’s paving way for more non-sexualised female leads | Ents & Arts News

“Just dolls with guns” is how Hanna writer David Farr describes a lot of the female-led action we’ve see on our screens lately. His show takes a different approach to the genre. A spin-off More...

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Hans Christian Andersen’s Little Mermaid statue vandalised with ‘racist fish’ graffiti | World News

The Copenhagen statue of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid has been vandalised, with the phrase “racist fish” scrawled on its stone base in the Danish capital’s harbour. No More...

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Johnny Depp’s High Court libel case against The Sun over ‘wife beater’ article gets go-ahead | Ents & Arts News

Johnny Depp’s libel claim against The Sun after an article in the newspaper referred to him as a “wife beater” will go ahead next week as planned. The Pirates Of The Caribbean star brought More...

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Coronavirus: Illegal raves are happening because young people are frustrated, DJ claims | UK News

The growing number of illegal raves sweeping the UK is down to young people feeling frustrated that nightclubs are still closed – despite lockdown lifting, a top DJ has told Sky News. DJ Carl Cox says the More...

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