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BBC’s News at One moves out of London to Salford for first time

[ad_1] The News at One will become the BBC’s first daily network TV news bulletin to be “produced and broadcast from outside London” when it launches in Salford on Monday. The move of the broadcaster’s flagship lunchtime programme to a new studio at its base at MediaCityUK will also see it extended to an hour. […]

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CMAT pulls out of Latitude Festival over its Barclays links

[ad_1] Pop singer CMAT says she is pulling out of the Latitude Festival in Suffolk, in protest at the event being sponsored by Barclays Bank. It follows a similar action at Brighton’s Great Escape Festival in May, where more than 100 artists pulled out over Barclays’ involvement. Campaigners have accused the bank of increasing its

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Sheffield to be new home for English Touring Opera company

[ad_1] A leading London-based opera company has announced that it will permanently relocate to Sheffield within two years. English Touring Opera (ETO) will open a base in the city as part of its sponsor Arts Council England’s funding programme, enabling cultural organisations to leave the capital. The company was founded to bring opera to areas

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Queen could sell their catalogue to Sony for $1bn

[ad_1] 20 minutes ago Mark Savage,Music Correspondent Getty Images Freddie Mercury, who died in 1991, was Queen’s dynamic and charismatic frontman Sony Music is reportedly in talks to buy the music catalogue of the rock band Queen, including hits like Bohemian Rhapsody, Radio Ga Ga and Another One Bites The Dust. According to Bloomberg, Sony

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Hitchin comedian makes ‘cathartic’ sitcom about sexual abuse

[ad_1] 5 hours ago Rachael McMenemy & Andy Collins,BBC News, Hertfordshire Channel 4 Mark O’Sullivan says the process of making the shows has been “life changing” A comedian who wrote a sitcom about his experiences of sexual abuse said the process was “cathartic” and “life changing”. Mark O’Sullivan, from Hitchin, wrote My Sexual Abuse: The

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CMAT attacks ‘fat shaming’ comments on BBC video

[ad_1] 6 minutes ago Mark Savage,Music correspondent Getty Images CMAT played at Big Weekend shortly after being nominated for best album at the Ivor Novello Awards Singer-songwriter CMAT says the BBC has disabled comments on a video of her performing at Radio 1’s Big Weekend, after she received abusive messages about her weight. The Instagram

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Race Across the World winners on keeping the final a secret

[ad_1] This article reveals the winners of Race Across the World. The finalists shared a celebratory drink together Race Across the World winners, best friends Alfie and Owen, have told the BBC that it was a “nightmare” trying to keep their victory a secret. The 21-year-old pair from Hertfordshire were the first to reach the

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How the Kremlin uses comics to glorify its war in Ukraine

[ad_1] 7 minutes ago Sandro Gvindadze,BBC Monitoring, Tbilisi Rybar.ru A Ukrainian soldier is portrayed surrendering and changing his name to its Russian version War-themed comic books are being used by the Kremlin to sell its vision of the war in Ukraine to the youth. During the first months following the start of invasion of Ukraine,

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