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Sky Studios Elstree given go-ahead to proceed with construction

Sky Studios Elstree, the UK’s new state-of-the-art film and TV studio, has received the green light to proceed with construction works following a unanimous...

Next & Asos drop Boohoo after employment exploitation claims

Retail outlets Next, Asos and Zalando have dropped items sold by Boohoo from their websites after claims of the company exploiting their staff were...

Government throws £1.57 billion rescue package to UK arts industry

Government announces support for UK cultural industries.

Cineworld delays reopening in England by two weeks

Cineworld will now reopen end of July.

Unilever to rename Fair & Lovely after online petitions

Unilever has bowed down to pressure and confirmed that it will rename skin-lightening cream, Fair & Lovely after it received flak in the wake...

Cinemas in England set to reopen in July

Cinemas will re-open in England on 4th July.

Leicester city mayor on Gandhi statue: “There’s no prospect of us removing it”

Leicester city mayor Sir Peter Soulsby has assured locals that the Mahatma Gandhi statue on Belgrave Road is "safe". After the Black Lives Matter movement,...

UK theatres call for government support in open letter

The coronavirus pandemic is threatening the survival of UK theatres. In an open letter to the government, Society of London Theatre (SOLT), along with...

Anand Bhatt appointed as new CEO of Dance City

Dance City, the North East’s leading development organisation for dance, has appointed Anand Bhatt as its new Chief Executive and Artistic Director who will...

Cineworld to re-open cinemas across England on 10th July

UK cinema chain is set to re-open after three months.

Campaign calls for Mahatma Gandhi statue to be removed

Calls have been made for removal of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Leicester.

Cineworld plans to reopen UK cinemas in July

UK cinema chain, Cineworld has announced plans to reopen all of its auditoriums in July. Cineworld said it was awaiting further government advice on lockdown...

Leicester’s Haymarket Theatre goes into liquidation

Leicester's Haymarket Theatre has fallen into liquidation due to the coronavirus pandemic. The venue, which has homed a number of Asian events including 'Mrs Kapoor's...

In Video: Dhol performance “We will rock you” tribute to the NHS

Ravi Bakshi, a medical student and Rob Harris a delivery driver for the NHS, performed the Queen classic "We will rock you" to entertain...

BBC confirms ‘EastEnders’ to resume filming in June

BBC has confirmed 'EastEnders' will resume filming in June.

London Indian Film Festival goes digital with Satyajit Ray short-film winners

The London Indian Film Festival (LIFF) has launched its digital platform amid the coronavirus pandemic. Going live online on Wednesday 13th May with its first...

Film & TV productions to resume in UK subject to safety measures

Plans are being put forward to re-start TV & film productions in UK.

No professional sport to begin in England before 1st June

The UK government has announced that no professional sport will be permitted in England, even behind closed doors, until 1st June 2020. The government published...

Girish Tailor launches ‘Living Room Mind Reading’ to help during lockdown

Mind reader Girish Tailor, of North London has announced (with the help of his giant teddy) ‘Living Room Mind Reading’ – a brand new...

ITV cancels ‘Love Island’ this year due to coronavirus

ITV has confirmed that it will not be broadcasting flagship reality show 'Love Island' this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Kevin Lygo, Director...