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PM Announces New Coronavirus Measures from Thursday

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced new measures that will apply to the whole of England, expected to last for four weeks starting on Thursday.  According to the measures, people in England will be told to stay at home, with all hospitality and non essential shots set to close. However schools, universities and nurseries...
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Sir Sean Connery dies aged 90

Sir Sean Connery has died peacefully in his sleep at the age of 90. The Scottish actor, whose career spanned decades, was best known for his portrayal of James Bond, appearing in seven of the movies and being the first to bring the role to the big screen.   Connery was born 25 August 1930 in...
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Clive Sullivan MBE (1943-1985)

To honour Black History Month, I wanted to write an article about an inspirational Black sporting figure. The choices were plentiful; from Jesse Owens to Serena Willams, many have led the way in their respective sports as we as a sporting community continue to strive for racial equality. However, in the end I settled upon...
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Government grants £3million from culture recovery fund to Norwich Theatre

After fears that it would not survive the devastating financial impacts of coronavirus, Norwich Theatre has been granted £3million from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s £1.57billion Culture Recovery Fund. The theatre had taken drastic action in a desperate attempt to survive the pandemic after closing in March, including major restructuring and a...
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UEA Live: celebrating Caribbean women in literature

This week, UEA Live was joined by three prolific Caribbean writers. This event celebrated UEA’s strong ties with Bocas, a writing and literary arts development organisation based in Trinidad & Tobago, and of Caribbean women writers’ contributions to literature. Chaired by Alison Donnell, professor of Modern Literatures at UEA, the online panel introduced Guyanese-born Canadian...
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Emily Ratajkowski and image rights

Emily Ratajkowski is no stranger to posting provocative images on social media, but what becomes alarmingly apparent in her essay ‘Buying Myself Back’ for New York Magazine is that her image has not always belonged to her. The essay details Emily’s painful fight to secure the rights to her own self-image, while having her privacy...

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Government grants £3million from culture recovery fund to Norwich Theatre

After fears that it would not survive the devastating financial impacts of coronavirus, Norwich Theatre has been granted £3million from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s £1.57billion Culture Recovery Fund. The theatre had taken drastic action in a desperate attempt to survive the pandemic after closing in March, including major restructuring and a...
Books

UEA Live: celebrating Caribbean women in literature

This week, UEA Live was joined by three prolific Caribbean writers. This event celebrated UEA’s strong ties with Bocas, a writing and literary arts development organisation based in Trinidad & Tobago, and of Caribbean women writers’ contributions to literature. Chaired by Alison Donnell, professor of Modern Literatures at UEA, the online panel introduced Guyanese-born Canadian...
Arts

Emily Ratajkowski and image rights

Emily Ratajkowski is no stranger to posting provocative images on social media, but what becomes alarmingly apparent in her essay ‘Buying Myself Back’ for New York Magazine is that her image has not always belonged to her. The essay details Emily’s painful fight to secure the rights to her own self-image, while having her privacy...

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