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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.
Coronavirus update: Global cases approach one million
The PM has announced the government will be "massively [ramping] up" testing in the coming days.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Israeli premier Netanyahu tests negative for Covid-19
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has tested negative for coronavirus after going into self-isolation.