Culture

Arts funding plea as Globe warns it may not survive Covid-19 crisis

May 18, 2020

Shakespeare’s Globe theatre on the South Bank in London said ‘without public subsidy, we will not be able to survive this crisis’. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo A call for the government to step up with urgent funding “to shore up our cultural landscape” has been made as Shakespeare’s Globe warned it faces insolvency without extra […]

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Culture secretary Oliver Dowden refuses to rule out penalising councils if they boycott school reopening next month

May 18, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A cabinet minister today refused four times to rule out penalties on local education authorities that are threatening to boycott moves to start reopening schools from June 1. Oliver Dowden said the Government recognised “legitimate concerns” about teachers’ safety […]

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