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