She said: "Families have been extremely worried that they would not be able to feed their children properly this week as a result of the Government's initial reluctance. The fact that a petition of over 100,000 signatures was needed shows how much worry and confusion this has caused. … [Read more...] about Free school meal voucher scheme to continue over half-term after petition from parents
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He wrote: "I’ll be spending it in my broom cupboard, Susanna in her kitchen & Dr Hilary in his garage." … [Read more...] about Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield replaced by Eamonn and Ruth next week on This Morning as hosts take half term
"Streaming suits catalogue but cannot work as a way of supporting new artists. Spotify and the like either have to address that fact and change the model for new releases or else all new music producers should be bold and vote with their feet. Spotify say they have generated $500 million for "license holders." The way that Spotify works is that the money is divided up by percentage of total streams. Big labels have massive back catalogues, so their forty-year-old record by a dead artist earns them the same slice of the pie as a brand new-track by a new artist. … [Read more...] about Spotify vs Musicians: 10 things to read to better understand the debate
Hashmi tells me she feels tentatively hopeful for the future. “I think coronavirus might change people for the better,” she says. “Some of my friends, who weren’t considering working in hospitals and stuff, now look at clap-for-carers and think, we want to do our part and give back.” She believes coronavirus will create a more compassionate, selfless generation of young people. “I think we’re more aware of others now,” Hashmi goes on. “At the start of this, I was just thinking about making myself safe. But seeing the death toll increase, I was thinking about everyone else.” Despite the fact that the lockdown restrictions have been eased, with socially distanced meet-ups for one individual from each household now permitted, Hashmi is in no rush to start socialising. “Most of my friends and I think that it would be safer and better to meet when the lockdown is way, way more relaxed and the death toll has decreased,” … [Read more...] about ‘I’m stuck in limbo’: will the Covid generation of young people face long-term fallout?
'It was a special moment': MasterChef fan favourite Brendan... Plexiglass walls, twice daily fever measurements and on set... MasterChef SPOILER: Sarah Tiong packs her bags and leaves... EXCLUSIVE: Ben Ungermann's rumoured fiancée Leigh-Anne... … [Read more...] about ‘I’m surprised!’ MasterChef judge Jock Zonfrillo turns on former employee Laura Sharrad for only serving half her fish in surprising ‘twist’