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  • 2024 Brits: Raye scores six wins as women dominate the awards – video
    on 3rd March 2024 at 11:49 am

    The British pop singer Raye won six Brit awards in one year, smashing the previous record of four held by Harry Styles, Adele and Blur. The 26-year-old won awards for album, artist, song and songwriter of the year, plus best new artist and R&B act. Raye had never won a Brit award before. Women dominated the night, and 70% of 2024's winning acts were either female or non-binary - a marked change from recent years when the Brits faced criticism for being heavily weighted towards male […]

  • Abolishing non-dom tax status would be humiliation for Tories, says Phillipson
    by Aletha Adu Political correspondent on 3rd March 2024 at 11:04 am

    Chancellor understood to be considering move towards headline Labour policy in this week’s budgetIt would be an “abject humiliation” for the Tories if they implemented Labour’s policy of abolishing non-dom status, the shadow cabinet minister Bridget Phillipson has said.The abolition of the status, which gives generous tax breaks to some of the UK’s richest residents, has long been one of Labour’s headline policies, but the chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, is understood to be considering […]

  • RNLI-Border Force row reveals ‘chaos’ in maritime rescue before Channel tragedy
    by Aaron Walawalkar, Harriet Clugston and Mark Townsend on 3rd March 2024 at 10:00 am

    Questions about UK Coastguard’s reliance on charity after lifeboat volunteers asked to cover for Border Force to aid stricken vesselA volunteer for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) allegedly accused Border Force crews of “not doing their job”, during a spat in which the charity refused a coastguard request to rescue a migrant boat. The incident came days before a mass drowning that was the deadliest Channel disaster for more than 30 years.The coastguard were told that the […]

  • Conductor Simon Rattle says cutting UK tax relief for orchestras would be a catastrophe
    by Vanessa Thorpe on 3rd March 2024 at 10:00 am

    Plea to protect arts funding as a growing number of city and county councils face bankruptcySir Simon Rattle, the world-renowned British conductor, has urged the government not to slash crucial tax relief for orchestras, after the collapse of regional funding for the arts.Speaking to the Observer this ­weekend, Rattle, who made his name with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in the 1980s, is calling on Westminster ­politicians not to allow classical music and the wider arts to be […]