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FANS WELCOMED BACK TO LIVE SPORT IN LOCKDOWN EASING TEST CASE

Thousands of fans are returning to Wembley Stadium on Sunday as part of a Government programme to ensure the safe return of live entertainment. FA Cup semi-final spectators will be part of a large research project looking at how fans and audiences can safely attend events again, with music events to follow in the coming weeks. Along with the World Snooker Championship, which started on Saturday, the pilots will be […]

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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES REPORT ‘STRUGGLE’ TO MOVE AROUND OUTDOOR SEATING AREAS

People with disabilities have described “significant problems” navigating street furniture after cafes and restaurants reopened for outdoor customers. New measures came into force in England last Monday as part of the easing of lockdown, meaning hospitality venues can now serve customers outdoors. But some of the measures put in place to ensure social distancing is maintained, including the use of tables and chairs on pavements, risk making accessibility difficult. Maureen […]

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THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH’S 16-YEAR PROJECT TO DESIGN HIS OWN LAND ROVER HEARSE

The Duke of Edinburgh’s project to custom build his own Land Rover hearse spanned 16 years, with Philip requesting a repaint in military green and designing the open top rear and special “stops” to secure his coffin in place. Philip’s modified Land Rover Defender TD5 130 chassis cab vehicle has been unveiled for the first time, two days before his final farewell in St George’s Chapel. The duke, who died […]

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THE LIGHT AND MUSIC EXPOSITION HITS LOS ANGELES IN THE FASHION WEEK

Like any music, jazz has its revolutions; its sudden incidents in infrastructure; its disruptive presences of unprecedented sound. Mostly it's slower than that, though, with years and generations of accretions before it seems to call for new vocabulary. That's one way to look at Winter Rockfest, whose latest incarnation occupied a dozen or so venues in downtown New York City last weekend. In a decade and a half of steady […]

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