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NEWS | Published March 17th 2020, 12:12 pm

Online platforms used to supplement Art Fairs due to Coronavirus

Following the cancellation of Art Basel in Hong Kong, the art fair has will offer online viewing rooms to supplement the experience.

NEWS | Published March 17th 2020, 10:10 am

Coronavirus update: Global confirmed cases approach 200,000

Following the Prime Minister's statement urging everyone to avoid unnecessary social contact and work from home where possible, the Leaders Council will now be providing a global Covid-19 update twice a day.

NEWS | Published March 16th 2020, 5:05 pm

Johnson announces new anti-coronavirus measures in first TV briefing

Prime minister Boris Johnson has urged everyone in the UK to work from home and avoid social contact as part of new measures to fight the spread of coronavirus.

NEWS | Published March 16th 2020, 4:04 pm

£10 million of art taken from Oxford college

On Saturday evening, three pieces of “very high value” were stolen from the University of Oxford’s Christ Church Picture Gallery.

NEWS | Published March 16th 2020, 3:03 pm

Dead Sea Scroll fragments at Museum of the Bible are fake, study reveals

In 2016, Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby, spent millions on what he believed to be fragments of the Bible to place in the Bible Museum in Washington. A study has now confirmed the fragments in question are in fact fakes.

NEWS | Published March 16th 2020, 9:09 am

Downing Street to air daily coronavirus updates live on TV

The UK government has announced plans to hold daily televised briefings to keep the British public informed on the latest developments of the coronavirus outbreak, starting from Monday.

NEWS | Published March 15th 2020, 8:00 am

Labour Party to “scale-back” leadership announcement conference

The Labour Party has opted to avoid holding a large conference in London on April 4 when it announces the results of its leadership and deputy leadership contests.

NEWS | Published March 14th 2020, 8:00 am

Fauci criticises US coronavirus testing system

Dr Anthony Fauci from the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has said that the country’s testing system for coronavirus is not working.

NEWS | Published March 13th 2020, 11:11 am

League football in England suspended until April 3

English football fixtures spanning the Premier League, English Football League, FA Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship have been suspended until at least April 3 in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

NEWS | Published March 13th 2020, 9:09 am

Hunt criticises government’s coronavirus decision

Former health secretary Jeremy Hunt has denounced the government’s decision to not trigger social distancing measures in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

NEWS | Published March 12th 2020, 6:06 pm

UK triggers “delay” phase in coronavirus plan

The UK government has moved into the “delay” phase of its four-point coronavirus plan, with prime minister Boris Johnson calling the pandemic the “worst public health crisis for a generation”.

NEWS | Published March 12th 2020, 5:05 pm

Emma Talbot wins Max Mara art prize for reimagination of Klimt

Emma Talbot has been announced as the winner of the Max Mara art prize for women, for her reimagination of Gustav Klimt’s work.

NEWS | Published March 12th 2020, 4:04 pm

Edmund de Waal’s library of exile opens today

Edmund de Waal’s library of exile opens at the British Museum today.

NEWS | Published March 12th 2020, 9:09 am

Trump introduces Europe to US travel restrictions to curb coronavirus spread

US president Donald Trump has placed new restrictions on people travelling to the US from Europe to try to halt the spread of Covid-19.


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