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The Right Honorable Michelle Donelan, MP and Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, opens Sky’s new Innovation Center

Secretary of State hails Sky’s contribution to UK’s cultural economy The new office building will house 600 employees on the Sky campus in west London Today, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, The Right Honorable Michelle Donelan, MP officially opened Sky’s new innovation center at its Osterley campus. Sky Group CEO […]

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Queen and Culture Club remembers Freddie Mercury on the anniversary of his death

Queen guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and Culture Club paid tribute to Freddie Mercury on the 31st anniversary of the singer’s death. he flamboyant and charismatic lead singer of Queen died at the age of 45 on November 24, 1991, from bronchial pneumonia due to AIDS. The author and singer of much-loved anthems including […]

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A culture shock for a deceased minister – The Royal Gazette

Dear Sir, Lawrence Scott, former Minister of Transport (Photograph by Akil Simmons) A few days ago, when it was again time to sift through my pile of paper clippings to weed out those of faded relevance, I found one from November 19, 2021, where The Royal Gazette reported that Lawrence Scott, now the former transport […]

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Boy George & Culture Club Announce Encore Cinema Return at Wynn Las Vegas with Three-Night Engagement

GRAMMY Award®-winning British group Boy George & Culture Club today announced their highly anticipated return to the Encore Theater in Wynn Las Vegas with a three-night commitment in 2023. Following their sold-out debut at the Wynn in 2022, the flamboyant frontman Boy Georgefeaturing bassist Mikey Craig and guitarist and keyboardist Roy Hay, along with a […]

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UK has too many agencies responsible for fraud, says former Culture Secretary

Sunday, November 13, 2022 6:55 p.m. Fraud is the most widespread crime in Britain, with crooks taking over £1billion each year. The UK needs a more streamlined way to tackle fraud instead of relying on the ‘alphabet soup’ of agencies that currently operate, Baroness Nicky Morgan has said. Morgan, a former digital and culture secretary, […]

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Boy George threatened to ‘storm out’ against Culture Club’s Karma Chameleon

Boy George revealed that he threatened to quit his Culture Club bandmates if they didn’t release Karma Chameleon – which became their biggest hit. The 61-year-old singer topped the charts had huge success in the 1980s as part of Culture Clubbefore carving out a successful solo career, selling over 150 million records worldwide. Speaking about […]

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Nadine Dorries says new culture secretary ‘doesn’t understand’ online safety bill

(Alamy) 4 minute readNovember 12 Former Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries said there was “absolutely no reason” to change the Online Safety Bill and accused her successor Michelle Donelan of not understanding the legislation. In an extensive interview for The House magazine, Dorries said the government was “going to have a lot […]

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Fujairah Chess and Culture Club Set to Host 45th World Chess Solving Championship

Dr Abdulla AAL Barakat, Mohammed Abdullah Al Zaabi, Engineer Ibrahim Jalal, Jassem Heikal, Maryam Al Matroushi and Marjan Kovacevic during the press conference. Adding another feather to its hat, the Fujairah Chess and Culture Club will host the 45th World Chess Solving Championship. Alongside the World Chess Solving Championship, the 64th World Chess Composition Congress […]

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Culture Secretary welcomes arts boom in her constituency

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Secretary Michelle Donelan has welcomed a £541,107 raise for arts organizations in her parliamentary constituency of Chippenham. The Wiltshire Music Center in Bradford on Avon has been awarded £310,638 and the Pound Arts Center in Corsham £230,469 by Arts Council England spread over the next three years. A total of […]

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“I’m going to be a champion of journalism”

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Secretary Michelle Donelan writes as part of Journalism Matters (October 31-November 6), the media industry’s annual week-long campaign to defend journalism , coordinated by the News Media Association, which highlights the tremendous value that trusted journalism creates for our democratic society… Journalism matters. It’s not just a slogan, it’s a […]