Amidst a very British revolution, Tate stirs nostalgia (or not) for the USSR
May30

Amidst a very British revolution, Tate stirs nostalgia (or not) for the USSR

Bulatov’s steel sculpture, Forward, 2016, outside the Tate Modern south terrace. Photo: Andrew Dunkley/Tate Britain is in the swing of a general election (8 June 2017) billed by some as a revolution, not only because of the contestants’ clashes over ideologically charged prescriptions to the country’s current ills but also due to a looming crisis with the European Union. In comes Tate with its timed intervention, albeit coincidental,...

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Tennis star Djokovic donation helps children’s charity
May19

Tennis star Djokovic donation helps children’s charity

British children’s charity Small Steps has been helped in a fund-raising auction by donations from international Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic and a London (Richmond) gallery. Small Steps, which helps children with physical disabilities or genetic disorders, received the racket as a contribution to an auction held in May 2017. Small Steps says its fund-raising auctions help it work with children and enable them to stay...

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Can a Macron effect save UK from Brexit?
May08

Can a Macron effect save UK from Brexit?

Is President-elect Emmanuel Macron of France likely to be a beacon of hope for Britons? As recent polls suggest an increasing number of citizens in the UK see separation from the European Union as a potential disaster of epic proportions that cannot but affect every part of British society, and in more adverse ways than it is possible yet to foresee. Macron’s triumph can affect the Brexit process in various ways, some apparent...

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