European football’s governing body is unlikely to take up any offers from the UK to host the entire Euro 2020 tournament later this summer, the PA news agency understands.
A Georgian lido and the UK’s oldest surviving synagogue are among the latest recipients of Government funding aimed at helping cultural institutions through the coronavirus pandemic.
The Government did not reject the European Union’s post-Brexit visa offer over an “ideological issue”, Culture Minister Caroline Dinenage has said.
Conversations are taking place over the return of supporters and Wembley is expected to be used for test events, but no announcement is imminent.
Touring musicians are thinking in “quite desperate” terms about whether they can continue in the industry with post-Brexit travel rules, a sector leader has said.
The Culture Secretary has said the EU must budge to end the “absurd and self-defeating” obstacles facing UK-based musicians wishing to tour Europe post-Brexit.
Those living in remote areas could be left with slow broadband for years to come due to a “litany of planning and implementation failures” within Government, a group of MPs has warned.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak must act to save summer festivals and live music events or face them disappearing, MPs have warned.
Oliver Dowden and the UK Government must recognise the severity of dementia in football and help in the effort to combat the condition, according to League Managers’ Association chief executive Richard Bevan.
Peter Reid and Viv Anderson are among a group of former footballers who have teamed with Parliamentarians to demand an urgent review into the possible link between heading the ball and dementia.
New rules aimed at protecting UK museums and galleries from losing valuable items to overseas buyers will be introduced from January 1, the Government has said.
Former Coronation Street star Catherine Tyldesley has criticised the Government’s support of the arts after an ad campaign suggested a ballet dancer could “reboot” their career by moving in to cyber security.
New plans aimed at protecting newly-uncovered treasure have been unveiled by the Government.
MPs are to examine the plight of music festivals in the UK after Covid-19 restrictions led to widespread cancellations across the year.
Zippos Circus, Somerset House and the Military Wives Choir are to receive a share of £76 million of Government funding for arts organisations.
MPs are to examine the impact of streaming giants such as Spotify and Apple Music on the music industry.
Twenty gender discrimination cases are outstanding at the BBC, the new director-general has said.
The Government is set to deliver £3.36 million in grants to 135 grassroots music venues facing closure.
Singer Frank Turner has hailed news that 135 grassroots music venues are to be awarded money from the culture recovery fund as a “positive step”.
A £500 million scheme aimed at getting film and television production back up and running has been announced by the Culture Secretary.
The Government’s “failure” to act quickly enough to help UK arts in the pandemic could affect the sector’s position as a world leader and result in Britain becoming a “cultural wasteland”, MPs have said.
Singing and playing wind and brass instruments have been designated “higher risk” activities in the Government’s new coronavirus guidance for the performing arts industry.
The National Theatre’s decision to cut up to 30% of its staff is “premature”, trade union Bectu has said.
MPs have accused tech giants Facebook, Google and Twitter of being “unable to answer basic questions” about disinformation during appearances before a select committee.
The Cabinet Office is rebutting around 70 false narratives about coronavirus every week, the Culture Secretary has said.
Senior BBC executives have been called to Parliament to answer questions about proposed cuts at the corporation, as well as planned changes to the licence fee.
The enforcement powers of the new internet watchdog must be “proportionate” to the level of harm caused, digital minister Matt Warman has said.
The Government is to appoint broadcasting regulator Ofcom as a new internet watchdog, with the ability to fine social media companies that do not protect users from harmful content.
Botanical drawings are at risk of leaving the UK unless a buyer can be found to pay £2.5 million.
A painting by Thomas Gainsborough is at risk of leaving the UK unless a buyer is found for the £8 million work.