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Lockdown band working with Bond film composer

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Image copyright Lucy Merrilyn/PA Media Image caption Todd Sharpville (pictured left) has been working with David Arnold, who has scored five James Bond films including Casino Royale starring Daniel Craig (pictured right) A guitarist who spent lockdown with a band so he could continue making music has linked to up......
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‘I want my film to show the world in lockdown’

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A teenager has filmed a documentary about people’s experiences of the coronavirus pandemic. Octavia Sanger, 16, from Winchester in Hampshire, interviewed 35 people across the world for her film Life in Lockdown. The one-and-a-quarter hour film deals with how the pandemic has altered people’s perceptions of issues such as family......
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12 months, 12 lives: Kashmiris in limbo and lockdown

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On 5 August 2019, the Indian government revoked a constitutional article that stripped the semi-autonomous status from the part of Kashmir it administers and split the region into two federally-run territories. A stringent curfew was imposed and thousands detained along with a communications black-out. The lockdown began to be eased......
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How fishing trade transformed to survive lockdown

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-53649029 Image copyright Alamy Image caption Fisherman Austin Long, 37, sold his catch through Facebook in lockdown to support his family Some fishermen and women have said business has boomed since coronavirus forced them to transform their trade. The industry has been hit hard by the pandemic with fish prices......
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Warning label to protect bees in lockdown gardens

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Image copyright National Botanic Gaarden of Wales Image caption The growers and nurseries will use this ‘Saving Pollinators’ logo on their plants so the gardeners who buy them know they poison pollinators A label scheme has been launched to protect bees and butterflies from plants containing insecticides. The National Botanic......
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Fed’s Kashkari advocates six-week economic lockdown to defeat the coronavirus

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Neel Kashkari, president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, in an interview on February 17, 2016. David Orrell | CNBC  The U.S. economy needs an even more stringent shutdown than the last time if it’s going to defeat the coronavirus, Minneapolis......
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11 of the best music videos from lockdown

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The coronavirus pandemic has caused chaos for the music industry. Festivals have been cancelled, albums have been postponed, venues have closed and thousands of session musicians are out of work. Quarantine and social-distancing restrictions have also shut down most music video shoots since the start of March. A few people......
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Nintendo just reported a wild 428% surge in profits thanks to the lockdown gaming boom

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Nintendo Q1 earnings: Profits surge 428%, Animal Crossing sales double SEARCH QUOTES Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...
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Europe lockdown: New coronavirus curbs country by country

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image copyrightGetty Images image captionEurope fears a second wave of coronavirus Restrictions to deal with new coronavirus outbreaks have been imposed in parts of Europe since lockdowns were eased. So what are these measures and how do they compare in different countries? Spain: Travel warnings after infection spike On 4......
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Blair: Second lockdown would be ‘absolutely devastating’

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Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has told BBC Radio 5 Live that he believes the consequences of a second lockdown would be “absolutely devastating”. Speaking to presenter Emma Barnett, Mr Blair said he was “horrified” by the economic damage stemming from the pandemic. BBC – For more and to......
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TV watching and streaming surge during lockdown

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Image copyright Netflix Image caption Comedy series The Good Place can be seen on Netflix, which saw an increase in new subscribers Lockdown measures enforced due to the Covid-19 pandemic brought about a surge in TV watching and online streaming, according to Ofcom. The watchdog’s annual study into the UK’s......
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Trump says nationwide lockdown would ‘ultimately inflict more harm than it would prevent’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Trump says nationwide lockdown would ‘ultimately inflict more harm than it would prevent’ SEARCH QUOTES Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

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