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Jamal Edwards to receive posthumous award marking contribution to music industry

Jamal Edwards has been announced as the first person to receive posthumously the Music Industry Trusts (MITS) Award in recognition of his contribution to the sector. The entrepreneur found fame after setting up the music platform SBTV in 2006, and was credited with helping to launch a string of UK music acts to stardom, including Ed Sheeran, Dave and Jessie J. He died on February 20 from a heart attack […]

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Jobless rate falls to lowest since 1974 but wages lag far behind inflation

Britain’s jobless rate has fallen to its lowest level for over 47 years but workers have seen their pay fall further behind rocketing inflation, according to official figures. The rate of unemployment dropped to 3.7% in the three months to March – the lowest since October to December 1974, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. For the first time, there were fewer unemployed people than job vacancies, although the […]

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Harry hopes his children never experience the online world as it exists now

The Duke of Sussex said he hopes his children “never have to experience the online world as it exists now” as he criticised social media companies that make “unimaginable money” from people’s time, attention and information. Harry spoke at the launch of the 5Rights Foundation’s Global Child Online Safety Toolkit over video link from his home in California on Monday. The duke hailed 5Rights’ “ground-breaking work” in calling for a […]

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Work more or get better paid jobs to afford rising prices says minister

People struggling during the cost-of-living crisis should consider taking on more hours at work or moving to a better-paid job, a Government minister has said. Rachel Maclean, safeguarding minister in the Home Office, admitted the idea would not work for all households, but said the solution for some people could be to look for additional work. The comments come against a backdrop of soaring inflation, rising energy bills and high […]

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Ryanair boss warns of holiday prices hikes and airport delays

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has warned flight prices will be higher this summer due to soaring demand for European holidays and said getting through airports would be “challenging” for passengers. Holidaymakers should brace for prices to rise by a “high single-digit per cent” over the peak season as demand for breaks on European beach resorts rebounds thanks to the lifting of pandemic travel restrictions, he told BBC Radio 4’s Today […]

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Harry Styles finds new direction on CBeebies Bedtime Stories

Harry Styles will be swapping the stage for a storybook as he became the latest star to sign up to read a CBeebies Bedtime Story. The One Direction and now solo singer, 28, will read Jess Hitchman’s In Every House, On Every Street, which is illustrated by Lili la Baleine. The story is described as a “heart-warming celebration of homes and the different families that live in them”. Styles’ story […]

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Thatcher statue lowered into place despite egg throwing threats

A statue of Baroness Margaret Thatcher has been lowered into place in her home town despite past threats of “egg throwing”. In February 2019, a planning committee unanimously voted in favour of the £300,000 statue – which was originally intended for Parliament Square in Westminster. Despite its unveiling being delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the statue was erected on a 10ft-high granite plinth in Baroness Thatcher’s home town of […]

todayMay 15, 2022 3

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Ukraine triumphs in Eurovision Song Contest with UKs Sam Ryder second

Ukraine has won the Eurovision Song Contest with folk-rap group Kalush Orchestra. The act have been the frontrunners since Russia’s invasion – which prompted organisers to ban the country from competing. The country joined the contest in 2003 and its three wins make it one of the most successful of the newer competitor countries – having triumphed in 2004 and 2016. Receiving the coveted trophy, Kalush Orchestra said: “Thank you […]

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More than 70 aircraft to take part in six minute Platinum Jubilee flypast

A six-minute flypast of more than 70 aircraft will complete the Queen’s birthday parade as part of Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Dozens of aircraft from the Royal Navy, the Army and Royal Air Force will soar over Buckingham Palace on Thursday June 2, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said. The Queen is expected to watch the flypast from the palace balcony with other members of the royal family. The monarch has […]

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