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My reverse culture shock: returning to the UK after a decade in Dubai

When I returned to live in the UK after almost a decade as an expat in the Middle East, everything felt familiar, but strange. England was no longer my home as before. My house was 4,700 miles away in Dubai. My reality was the tall, shiny buildings of Sheikh Zayed Road, the grand suburban villas, […]

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Culture shock: the impact of COVID on the creative sectors

Cultural events and venues have been hit hard by the fallout from COVID-19 this year. The answer for many institutions has been to turn to digital technology. The world of art and fashion in particular has experienced major technological and ethical transformations. In this special culture review, we take a look at some of the […]

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Shadow culture secretary calls for ‘more clarity’ on restrictions as government awaits new Omicron data

Shadow Culture Secretary Lucy Powell has called for “more clarity” over data on the Omicron variant that could trigger new restrictions in England after Christmas. Speaking to Sky News, Powell said the decision to impose new restrictions would be “finely balanced”, but that greater transparency was needed on the thresholds for the government to impose […]

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Independent community slams Culture Secretary over Omicron tweet

Dozens of freelancers from the theater community have slammed Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries following her recent tweets about the state of the arts sector. Earlier today, Dorries tweeted, saying: “I know theaters are facing challenges due to Omicron. The Culture Recovery Fund remains open and is available to theaters – of any type – for […]

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Culture Secretary kicked out of Tory Whatsapp group for backing ‘hero’ PM

Backbench Tory Steve Baker said ‘enough is enough’ after firing Ms Dorries Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has been kicked out of a group of Tory MPs on Whatsapp, after expressing her support for Boris Johnson last night following the resignation of Brexit minister Lord Frost. Vocal adviser and ardent Brexiteer Steve Baker has removed Ms […]

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Our governance – Digital, Culture, Media and Sports Department

County Council The Departmental Council constitutes the collective strategic and operational direction of the department. Chaired by the Secretary of State, it is made up of the ministerial team, the non-executive directors, the permanent secretary, the general managers and the financial and commercial director. It meets four times a year. Membership: The Right Honorable Nadine […]

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Culture Club: the top 5 songs that should have been singles

Many avid music fans might say that an album is a complete work, meant to be experienced in order, as the artist intended. However, this does not prevent artists and record companies from choosing a specific track or two from an upcoming album to release as a single in order to generate interest. Whether it’s […]

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Amid rebuilding season, Spurs cultural club remain stable

The phone rang in the house rented by Monty Williams in San Antonio in the late afternoon of 1997. The voice on the other end of the line was the only voice in the world he didn’t want to hear right now. Gregg Popovich was calling, inviting Williams to dinner. “I was like, ‘Didn’t you […]

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UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport RAN Competition

Future RAN: Diversifying the 5G Supply Chain to Unleash the Full Potential of Open RAN Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport chooses to fund CoMP-O-RAN LONDON, December 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Dense Air Limited, together with a consortium of industry and academic partners, has successfully secured funding from the “Future RAN – Diversifying 5G […]

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Dense Air lead consortium wins UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Future RAN competition

LONDON, December 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Dense Air Limited, together with a consortium of industry and academic partners, has successfully secured funding from the “Future RAN – Diversifying 5G Supply Chain Competition” organized by the Ministry of Digital, Culture , Media and Sports (DCMS). The project, named “Coordinated Multipoint Open Radio Access Network”, or “CoMP-O-RAN” […]

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LAHS Jewish Culture Club student president reflects on Hanukkah | Schools

Hanukkah ended this week, but the Los Altos High School Jewish Culture Club continues to raise awareness of the traditions surrounding the Jewish holidays, with the goal of sharing the culture of the religious community and providing a welcoming space for Jews and young people. non-Jews. Club president Allan Feldman, who is Jewish and attends […]

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Culture shock: Russian parents more likely to read darker stories to their children than Americans

RALEIGH, North Carolina — No two cultures are the same, but new research highlights just how different growing up in the United States is from growing up in Russia. Researchers from North Carolina State University examined parenting decisions made by Americans and Russians and analyzed children’s literature in both countries. Their study reveals that Russian […]

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Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries faces investigation over ‘little d**k’ tweet

Nadine Dorries arrives in Downing Street on September 15, 2021. (Getty/ Leon Neal) Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries is facing an investigation over a tweet describing a local councilor as ‘just a misogynist with a little d**k’. According to Ely standard, Huntingdonshire District Councilor John Morris raised the 2015 tweet with the Parliamentary Standards Committee and […]