Frank Langfitt

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Britain Announces A $2 Billion Rescue Package For The Arts

Monday, July 06, 2020

The package, announced Sunday, includes grants and loans that theaters, museums, live music venues and others can use to pay salaries and maintenance costs as they try to survive during the pandemic.

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Britain Unveils Aid Package For Cultural Venues Like Theaters

Monday, July 06, 2020

The British government has announced it would provide a major monetary lifeline to theaters, arts and music venues, independent cinemas, and heritage sites hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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As U.K. Brings Coronavirus Infection Rate Down, Pubs Cautiously Reopen

Saturday, July 04, 2020

After months under lockdown, thousands of pubs in England opened on Saturday. Beer drinkers are calling it their own "Independence Day," but health experts worry it could spread the coronavirus.

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A Look At How Europe Is Getting Back To 'Normal' After Coronavirus Lockdowns

Friday, July 03, 2020

NPR's correspondents in Paris, London and Berlin update on how the pandemic is affecting life in Europe.

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U.K. Universities, Including Cambridge, To Welcome Students Back In The Fall

Monday, June 29, 2020

Britain's Cambridge University plans to teach large lectures online, but will hold seminars and tutorials in person with social distancing — in the aim that everyone will come to campus.

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Far-Right Demonstrators Defend The Monuments Of People With Racist Past In U.K.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The attempts to remove statues of people with a slaving or racist past in the U.K. have led to political leaders, nationalists and some far-right groups defending the monuments.

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Violence Breaks Out At London and Paris Protests For Racial Equality

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Far-right protesters came out in London and Paris yesterday - violently clashing in London with those who've been protesting against police brutality and racism.

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In UK, Police Response To Protests For Racial Equality Is Markedly Different

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Police in Britain have been dealing with mass protests following the death of George Floyd. However, the way UK police manage demonstrations greatly differs from their American counterparts.

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How A U.S. Police Killing Triggered The Toppling Of Statues In U.K. And Belgium

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

The widespread protests sparked by George Floyd's killing are reverberating in Europe, leading to the removal of two statues in the United Kingdom and one in Belgium tied to racist, colonial legacies.

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U.K. Protesters Topple Slave Trader Statue During Anti-Racism Protests

Monday, June 08, 2020

In Bristol, England, protesters demonstrating against racism and police brutality pulled down the statue of Edward Colston, a prominent 17th century slave trader and dumped it in the harbor.

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Demonstrators In London Gather To Denounce Police Brutality In The U.S.

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Demonstrators have gathered in London's Hyde Park Wednesday evening to protest the killing of George Floyd and denounce police brutality in the United States.

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U.K. Rallies In Support Of U.S. Protests Over Death Of George Floyd

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Britons rally in London's Hyde Park to protest the killing of Floyd George and other Americans who have died at the hands of police.

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People Of Color In U.K. Disproportionately Affected By COVID-19

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Official statistics in the United Kingdom show that people of color in there are much more likley to die from COVID-19 than the rest of the population. Health officials are trying to figure out why.

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U.K.-China Relations Take A Hit Over Security Measure For Hong Kong

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Relations between the United Kingdom and China were on an upswing for many years. But now, Chinese assertiveness and disinformation have soured relations in the era of the coronavirus.

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Aide For U.K. Prime Minister Criticized For Traveling During Lockdown

Monday, May 25, 2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson praised his top aide who is accused of violating quarantine rules by leaving London and driving to northern England while he was infected with COVID-19.

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The History Of Hong Kong Rejoining China

Friday, May 22, 2020

China plans to enact national security legislation for Hong Kong that would put an end to free speech and political freedoms guaranteed to the city when it was handed back to China in 1997.

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1 In 5 Adults In England Think The Coronavirus Is A Hoax

Friday, May 22, 2020

Oxford research has found conspiracy theories about the virus gaining ground.

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How The Coronavirus Has Strained U.K.-China Ties

Friday, May 22, 2020

Political analysts say China's growing assertiveness and its recent coronavirus disinformation campaign have soured relations and encouraged the British government to reconsider its China policy.

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Coronavirus Pandemic Tests Leadership Styles In U.K, Germany

Thursday, May 21, 2020

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel present different visions of leadership during the coronavirus pandemic.

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How Opposition Parties In 3 Countries Are Performing In Pandemic Politics

Saturday, May 16, 2020

The coronavirus gave a boost to many presidents and prime ministers around the globe. Take a look at three democracies: the U.K., Israel and Brazil.

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