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The U.K. announces 1.57 billion pound bailout to help keep the arts afloat

Artists in Britain were happy for the scheme which will provide support to areas such as local music venues and museums. Due to the pandemic, Britain’s art sector has been mostly halted, and therefore become endangered.  Prime Minister Boris Johnson has now offered a ‘lifeline’ for cultural and heritage institutions. The organizations will be handed 1.57 billion […]

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CINEWORLD will NOT be opening its door yet in UK or US

Cineworld will not yet be opening its cinemas in either the UK or the US until July 31, as they say there is a delay in new film releases. Cineworld is the world’s second-largest cinema chain, with 9,518 screens across 790 sites in 11 countries: the UK, the US, Canada, Ireland, Poland, Romania, Israel, Hungary, Czechia, Bulgaria and Slovakia (According […]

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U.K McDonald’s plan to install rapid electric vehicle charging points

McDonald’s has said that they are planning to install charging points at new drive-thru restaurants The chain is partnering up with a firm who specializes in the technology. Charging points are to be installed in existing restaurants where possible. As the UK pushes to be more ‘green’ such options will become more important to customers. […]

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Cambridge council approves £1 billion Huawei facility as it faces uncertain UK future

On Thursday Huawei (Chinese telecom company) received approval to build a research facility in the United Kingdom. This comes as the telecom company is being scrutinized for their involvement in the country’s 5G networks. The UK has been reviewing the security of the company just months after Boris Johnson shrugged off US grievances and granted […]

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A ‘Major Incident’ declared after thousands rush down to beaches in Southern England

As the record for the highest temperature of the year so far is beaten again, places like Sandbanks and Bournemouth have been heavily hit with crowds. Regardless of warnings to avoid such areas, illegal parking and gridlocks were reported, as sunbathers headed down to the coastal areas The local council leader was apparently appalled by […]

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UK government decision could save 8000 jobs for Tata Steel

A state loan would be a major support package, as Britain’s largest steel manufacturer, Tata Steel awaits a government decision on a rescue deal. Welsh-based Tata seeks around £500m in government support to help it survive. It is a candidate for a loan under the Treasury’s ‘Project Birch’ scheme, which considers bailouts as a last […]

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FORD says that a free-trade agreement is crucial to ensuring the future of UK automotive industry

A free-trade agreement is essential for the vitality of the business, as they are investing large amounts into an ‘electric’ future The SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders) chief executive said, “Brexit is still the biggest threat to the long-term future of the industry. There would still be industry here, but it will look […]

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Family photos revealed, as Prince William celebrates both Father’s Day and his own birthday!

The Duke of Cambridge celebrates his 38th birthday today which also happens to be Father’s Day. Photos taken by the Duchess of Cambridge earlier this month on the Anmer Hall grounds, where they have been residing during the lockdown, have now been released. Playing with his children on the grass, Prince William was all smiles […]

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Plans for a national tutoring programme to support students who have fallen behind since the pandemic

Since the pandemic, many pupils have fallen behind on their studies, and the government now plans to offer focused tuition as a catch-up plan. Schools in England are to receive funding for a national tutoring programme which could run for up to three years. It will use both paid and voluntary tutors. Teachers are said […]

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‘BATTLE OF THE BRITS’ ‘BEHIND CLOSED DOORS’ TENNIS TOURNAMENT JUNE 23-28TH FEATURING TOP UK PLAYERS

SLINGER BAG WILL BE SPONSORING THE FIRST BEHIND-CLOSED-DOORS TOURNAMENT, INCLUDING PLAYERS SUCH AS JAMIE MURRAY, ANDY MURRAY, DAN EVANS AND KYLE EDMUND. The tournament is to be held at the Lawn Tennis Association’s Tennis Centre in Roehampton, London, and will be shown on EuroSport across Europe, Amazon Prime Video in the UK and Ireland, and […]

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A cereal killer? Uproar as ex UK MP suggests Coco Pops are racist

Ex-Labour MP Fiona Onasanya has reportedly bad-mouthed the cereal company Kellogg’s for using a brown monkey mascot for their ‘Coco Pops’, whilst using ‘white boys’ for their ‘Rice Krispies’ Former Peterborough MP, Fiona has been said to have written to the well-know company, demanding to know why they selected a monkey as the face of […]

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Over 1 million children in the UK need access to reliable internet at home, or it may cause damage to their education

A cross-party group of MPs and former ministers has said that the government must ensure that over 1 million children have access to reliable internet at home, or it may cause damage to their education. A bill will be presented to Parliament this week, as it is said that there is currently a huge divide […]

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The Queen celebrates birthday in ‘new normality’ with a socially distanced ceremonial

Instead of the usual ‘Trooping the colour’, the Queen celebrated her 94th birthday in England with a socially distanced military tribute. Her Majesty made her first official appearance since the coronavirus lockdown was imposed, at Windsor Castle, and watched the Welsh Guards perform a ‘Mini-Trooping’. Trooping the Colour has been held annually for more than […]