This documentary, which won an Oscar, tells the story of a Chinese billionaire who opened a factory in a former General Motors plant and hired 2,000 people. It was billed as 'early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America'. … [Read more...] about Royal officials ‘will examine Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s $150m Netflix deal’ after they agreed to approval of any new commercial ventures when couple quit public life
Prince Harry and Meghan failed to tell the Queen, 94, about their Netflix deal before announcing it to the world, with aides telling her about the couple's new venture - which involves a yet-to-be-named production company set on making documentaries, feature films and children's programming. … [Read more...] about The royal family is ‘looking over its shoulder’ at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle after $150 million Netflix deal in the hope the Sussexes will ‘stick to their pledge to uphold the values of the Queen’, claims royal expert
We are in a situation like that in a Shakespeare history play, where messengers arrive hourly with bad news from all ends of the kingdom. The Nuffield Southampton, which combines a new city centre theatre with a longstanding campus playhouse, is closing, with 86 roles made redundant. The Theatre Royal Plymouth has made its entire artistic team redundant and the Royal Exchange Manchester may have to make 65% of its staff redundant. The story is much the same wherever you look, be it Birmingham, Norwich or Perth. Even the big, seemingly well-protected institutions are not immune: the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, was reported in the London Evening Standard to be “facing closure”. … [Read more...] about Dear Oliver Dowden, have you even begun to grasp the scale of our arts crisis?
'Her Majesty is all too aware of the pitfalls of when senior royals embark on lucrative projects - Prince Edwards’ production flop and some of the deals Sarah Ferguson has signed over the years to name a few,' the source told Fabulous. … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ‘did NOT inform the Queen about $150m Netflix deal’ before announcing it to the world – leaving her to hear the news from aides, royal source claims
Thousands and thousands lay at the feet – a poignant reminder of those golden boys who lay down their lives in the muddy, bloody hell of the Western Front. … [Read more...] about WW1: 10,000 walk to remember the brave soldiers lost in the Great War