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NEWS | Published April 2nd 2020, 10:10 am

Edinburgh Fringe festival cancelled for the first time in history

From its establishment in 1947, the aptly named Edinburgh Fringe was intended to act as a more eccentric rival to the main International Festival.

NEWS | Published April 2nd 2020, 9:09 am

Coronavirus update: Global cases approach one million

The PM has announced the government will be "massively [ramping] up" testing in the coming days.

NEWS | Published April 2nd 2020, 8:08 am

Government to "massively ramp up" Covid-19 testing, says PM

Prime minister Boris Johnson has said that the government must "massively ramp up" coronavirus testing, calling tests the key which will "unlock the puzzle" of Covid-19.

NEWS | Published April 1st 2020, 4:04 pm

Coronavirus update: Death toll over 2,300, Wimbledon cancelled

There have now been 2,352 deaths in the UK from the novel coronavirus, with a rise of 563 in the last 24 hours alone.

NEWS | Published April 1st 2020, 2:11 pm

Collecting the present for the future: contemporary collection amid the coronavirus pandemic

The changing role of the museum in the twenty-first century has resulted in a number of collections acquiring objects from contemporary society. The outbreak of coronavirus is no exception.

NEWS | Published April 1st 2020, 10:10 am

British banks scrap shareholder dividends

A handful of Britain's largest banks have agreed to scrap dividends due to be paid out to shareholders and are keeping funds back to be put toward tackling coronavirus.

NEWS | Published April 1st 2020, 10:10 am

Art dealers waive video fees amid coronavirus pandemic

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, contemporary art dealers are joining together to share video art online, referred to by the Telegraph as “what effectively amounts to a mini international festival of film and video by artists.”

NEWS | Published April 1st 2020, 9:09 am

Coronavirus update: More than 800,000 global cases

A 13-year-old boy died with coronavirus last night, so far the youngest person to die from Covid-19 in the UK.

NEWS | Published April 1st 2020, 8:08 am

Trump warns of "hard days ahead" as US death toll exceeds 4,000

US president Donald Trump informed the media on Tuesday that Americans must "be prepared for the hard days that lie ahead", as the death toll stateside went beyond 4,000.

NEWS | Published April 1st 2020, 8:02 am

Baronsmede Homes boss warns that social care is still "a key area"

The Leaders Council spoke to Baronsmede Family Homes Director Dee Tormey about her thoughts on the Covid-19 outbreak.

NEWS | Published April 1st 2020, 7:12 am

Littlefair Director's supply chain and training concerns over Covid-19

The Leaders Council speaks to member and care home director Nick Sherard about the issues he has faced and thinks the country will face throughout the Covid-19 crisis.

NEWS | Published March 31st 2020, 4:04 pm

Coronavirus update: UK deaths over 1,700

It has been announced that more than 1,700 people have died in the UK from Covid-19.

NEWS | Published March 31st 2020, 11:11 am

Loaned Van Gogh stolen from Dutch museum

Police are investigating the theft of an “incredibly valuable” Van Gogh from the Singer Laren museum in the Netherlands.

NEWS | Published March 31st 2020, 9:50 am

Israeli premier Netanyahu tests negative for Covid-19

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has tested negative for coronavirus after going into self-isolation.


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