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Drama Queen: Netflix renews The Crown for a sixth season
In January, Netflix assured its viewers that its fifth season of The Crown would be the last. Now, in a rather well received U-turn, the series has been renewed for a sixth season.
Risky business: Cultural luminaries warn of “intolerance of opposing views”
On Tuesday, the great and the good of the cultural sphere co-signed a letter. Some 153 artists and intellectuals attached their name to a letter entitled “A Letter on Justice and Open Debate”.
Pentland Medical participates in Govconnect webinar to showcase innovative product
On July 1, members of the Pentland Medical executive leadership team co-presented a free webinar in conjunction with Govconnect, the Patient Safety Learning charity and the West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, discussing the importance of innovation and public safety throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.
Morrison on the “definitely not a concert” concert
There is some pleasure to be had, singing in the rain, muses Richard Morrison, The Times’ Chief Culture Writer. Yet he continues, that only a Brit would consider singing in a gale.
Oliver Dowden: “Normal life is slowly returning”
For those who find a haircut is not enough, do not despair. As of 25 July, gyms, swimming pools and leisure centres will reopen. In the more immediate future lies a manicure, with beauty salons and nail bars reopening as early as Monday.
The show must go on: Morrison considers reopening theatres
For Richard Morrison, nobody better encompasses the phrase “from zero to hero” than culture secretary Oliver Dowden. Dowden, who until last Sunday, was subject to almost daily criticisms of his “lethargy and ineffectiveness” has, according to Morrison, “conjured a giant rabbit out of a battered hat.”
Use your Ede: Museums plan for reopening
For the past 111 days, the National Gallery has found their doors shuttered, unsure, until recently, when they would reopen them. They are by no means alone. It is estimated that at the height of the pandemic, between 95 and 97 per cent of the world’s museums closed, unsure when and even if they would reopen.
End to quarantine rules for dozens of locations
A relaxation to the rules, commencing today, will see travellers from dozens of countries no longer being asked to self-isolate for a fortnight upon their arrival into the UK.
Keep rolling on: Digimax founder Shaz Memon on a mission to change lives one water wheel at a time
Shaz Memon is the multi-award-winning entrepreneur behind Digimax and Digimax Dental, of which he is CEO and founder. A designer, marketer and business leader, Memon has been active in his industry for over twenty years, but he is also an up and coming philanthropist. Speaking to the Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland, Memon opens up about the story of Wells on Wheels, his own charitable foundation, which has been changing the lives of thousands across India.
Post lockdown golf boom in Scotland offers route forward for golf clubs like Loch Lomond
When the Covid-19 pandemic struck in 2020 and March saw Scotland go into lockdown, golf clubs across the country including at Loch Lomond Golf Club in Argyll and Bute, were forced to close their doors not knowing when they would reopen again.
Sionic features in pre-awards magazine for 2020 European WealthBriefing Awards
In the run-up to this year’s WealthBriefing European Awards, WealthBriefing’s EU Acclaim Magazine has featured Sionic’s specialist Wealth Management and Private Banking arm, which has been shortlisted for one of the accolades.
Testing times: Actors’ Union planning live shows
For the first time in what seems like forever, a show will go on. The Actors’ Equity Union, who represent the professional interest of over 50,000 actors has sanctioned the two performances – an outdoor performance of Godspell and an indoor one of Harry Clarke.
Local Hero: Scotland worries for arts jobs
In spite of the £1.57 billion arts bailout from the UK government, leading figures in Scotland have warned that the sum is not enough to save the Scottish culture scene from “devastation”.
“We are entering one of the most severe recessions this country has ever seen” says Sunak
In yesterday’s summer statement, Rishi Sunak warned that the government will be unable to protect "every single job" as the country prepares to enter into a "severe recession".