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UK chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced the budget for 2021, including an extension of the furlough scheme and grants forContinue reading “UK chancellor announces further Covid support in new budget”
As a self-confessed ambient music aficionado, Touch Records is my go to place for all things soundscapey. Polish electroacoustic composerContinue reading “Album review: Jacaszek, ‘Gardenia’”
Migrants are in a constant state of readjustment in their host countries. Forging a new life for themselves far fromContinue reading “A virtual home – the digital diaspora”
“Who will defend us if not ourselves?” Indigenous people and rainforests under renewed attack in Brazil
Socio-environmental protections in Brazil are being dismantled whilst the world is distracted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Forests in the Amazon,Continue reading ““Who will defend us if not ourselves?” Indigenous people and rainforests under renewed attack in Brazil”
A new state-of-the-art Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery worth £75 million has opened in Sutton, London, with a virtual openingContinue reading “New cancer centre opens in Sutton”
Hundreds of households in Sutton are at risk of homelessness, according to recent statistics published by the government. Homelessness meansContinue reading “Christmas without a home in Sutton, London”
Personal data is increasingly used and monetised by technology and marketing companies. Online search engines such as Google and socialContinue reading “EU data protection – how much do companies know about you?”
Installation art is a relatively new artform. It is an immersive experience, whereby the viewer enters into a simulated, multi-dimensionalContinue reading “Installation art – a feast for the senses”
Covid 19 is a new infectious viral disease. A severely acute respiratory illness (caused by coronavirus known as SARs-Cov-2), itContinue reading “Coronavirus: the pandemic that caught the world unawares”