VJ Day 2020 meaning – what is Victory over Japan Day and how is it being marked?

8.30pm – 10pm – The Nation’s TributeA special service, The Nation’s Tribute, will be led by the Duke of Cambridge, will be held at Horse Guards Parade and will be broadcast on BBC One. There will be special performances of key moments from the conflicts and veterans will read tributes. There will also be musical […]

Japan’s Suga Wins Ruling Party Leadership Race, Paving Way for Him to Become Next Prime Minister

Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga has been elected leader of the country’s leading Liberal Democratic Party, which enables him to succeed Shinzo Abe as the next prime minister. In late August, Abe announced his intention to step down, citing health issues.

Suga elected president of Japan’s ruling LDP to succeed Abe

TOKYO, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) — Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga was elected as the new president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Monday at a joint plenary meeting of party members from both houses of the Diet and delegates from local chapters.

Be it on God, guns or Greta, social media offers neat solutions for our messy feelings

Geographically, this map could be of anywhere as it is a map of the culture war that rages mainly online, but the US has a particularly well defined and extreme version. Stylistically, I was thinking of cold war propaganda maps showing the “communist threat” in the 1950s. The Big Brother-like figure at the top is […]

Kurtis that can double up as dresses

Alisha Alam | Sep 14, 2020, 11:36 IST If there’s any piece of clothing that’s as comfortable as your pyjamas, it has to be a kurti. Even the fanciest ones are super comfy to don which is why they’re so popular. If you could get style and comfort in one package, wouldn’t you take it? […]

Kangana Ranaut Leaves Mumbai With A Heavy Heart; Says ‘My Analogy About PoK Was Bang On’

On Sunday, Kangana Visited Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari To Discuss About The Unjust Treatment Given To Her During Her Mumbai Stay “A short while ago I met His Excellency the Governor of Maharashtra Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari Ji. I explained my point of view to him and also requested that justice be given to […]

The government’s plan for UK theatre is vague and demoralising – here’s what we need

Third, we need to make sure that tightening belts doesn’t squeeze out people who have been historically underrepresented in the sector. Cultural diversity must be prioritised in the way that any investment is distributed. The social inequalities of our sector must be tackled. Our world leading D/deaf, neurodiverse and disabled talent must be championed. We […]

Country diary: there’s new life in Miss Willmott’s Ghost

I’ve seen the native wild eryngo, E maritimum, growing in the gravels of the north Norfolk coast. A shorter plant, its flowers are metallic blue and burr-shaped and, like my garden variety, protected by a silver ruff of viciously spiked bracts. Sea hollies are actually umbellifers and, like so many of the apiaceae, very attractive […]

Coronavirus: Testing expanded for care home residents and staff

“But, in a care home setting, where there are some people who have symptoms of coronavirus and others who do not, testing everyone, including those who do not, does have a purpose – we will be doing this to help manage outbreaks.”

Coronavirus: Care home staff in Wales to get £500 bonus

How do we protect care homes as lockdown eases? Investigation at care homes after PPE claims When did care homes go into lockdown? He said the Welsh government was working with the UK government and HM Revenue and Customs to ensure the money reached people.