Day: November 24, 2020

Food For London Now: Keep on trucking… the wheels that help our appeal roll in London

November 24, 2020

T hey are the wheels that help keep our Christmas appeal on the road across the capital during the winter food crisis. Mobile catering company Food Truck Masters has joined our Food For London Now appeal, lending two trucks to our Christmas campaign as part of their Together19 Street Vendor initiative. Together19 was started to […]

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Food For London Now: ‘Living with hunger can damage you mentally’

November 24, 2020

L iving in hunger can cause psychological trauma, an expert said today in a stark warning illustrating the importance of our Food For London Now Christmas appeal. Professor Anna Gupta, a specialist in social work from Royal Holloway, University of London, said people who regularly do not have enough to eat experience pain, anger, discomfort […]

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Rapper 21 Savage’s tribute after ‘baby bro’ knifed to death in Brixton stabbing

November 24, 2020

Terrell Davis, 27, is said to have got into an argument while out shopping for his grandmother in Brixton at about 6pm on Sunday. Despite the efforts of police and paramedics, he died at the scene. Grammy-award winning 21 Savage, 28, who was born in Plaistow, east London before he moved to the US aged […]

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Will theatres reopen after lockdown? Rules for the arts in tiers 1, 2 and 3 explained

November 24, 2020

On the flip side, this of course means that many will have to stay closed – indefinitely. Will your favourite venue be open this December? When will you know? And what social distancing measures might be in force? Here is what we know. ( Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden ) But any venue placed in tier […]

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The Londoner: Booker winners Douglas Stuart and Bernadine Evaristo say publishers are too middle-class

November 24, 2020

B OOKER PRIZE winners Douglas Stuart and Bernardine Evaristo have hit out against the “middle-class” publishing industry for shying away from  working-class stories.   Stuart, whose  semi-autobiographical novel Shuggie Bain won over judges, said: “One of my biggest regrets I think is that growing up so poor I almost had to elevate myself to the […]

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Fight breaks out over which tier London should be in after lockdown

November 24, 2020

As the country prepares to move out of lockdown and into a toughened regional tier system of restrictions, debate has been raging over which level London should be placed into. Rising infections in the capital, in contrast to most other areas in England, have raised concerns the city may be plunged into the harshest tier […]

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British director admits he is ‘unmuted’ voice who insulted star’s flat in Zoom audition

November 24, 2020

British director Tristram Shapeero has admitted he was the filmmaker caught insulting Euphoria star Lukas Gage’s “tiny apartment” when he thought he was muted during a virtual audition. He has written a public apology to Gage, 25, and praised him for his “quick-witted” response. Footage of the awkward exchange went viral after the US actor […]

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21 Savage pays tribute to brother after fatal stabbing in London

November 24, 2020

Rapper 21 Savage has paid tribute to his brother, Terrell Davis, after he was ‘fatally stabbed’ in London on Sunday evening. Davis, 27, who is a drill artist and performs under the name TM1way, was killed on Sunday night in Brixton following an altercation with another man. According to reports, 21 Savage (real name Shéyaa […]

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Government meeting with devolved administrations to thrash out Christmas COVID rules

November 24, 2020

Michael Gove will chair a COBRA meeting with devolved administrations later as discussions continue about Christmas rules, according to government sources. Ministers are trying to agree a UK-wide approach to relaxing COVID-19 restrictions over the festive period with the leaders of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Live updates on coronavirus from UK and around world […]

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England to cut travel quarantines to 5 days with tests

November 24, 2020

Just in time for holiday travelers, England is cutting the two-week quarantine facing people arriving from regions not on Britain’s coronavirus safe list reducing it to as little as five days if they test negative for COVID-19. The change to the quarantine rules, which was announced Tuesday and takes effect on Dec. 15, has been […]

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