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Bahraini Embassy to UK hosts reception on International Day of Tolerance

Bahrain News Agency 24 Nov 2023
Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Bahrain’s Ambassador to the UK, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Islamic Cultural Centre (ICC), hosted a reception at ICC premises in London, within the framework of the kingdom’s foreign policy aiming to support global peace and peaceful coexistence.

Levelling up projects unlikely to be delivered on time, says watchdog

AOL 17 Nov 2023
“We have committed £13 billion to levelling up, supporting projects to improve everyday life for people across the UK, regenerating town centres and high streets, local transport and cultural and heritage assets ... Thanks to the Towns Fund also, the Ingenium Centre in Darlington and a digi-tech factory in Norwich have both opened their doors.”.

Rwanda dreams and the wokerati: the many controversies of Suella Braverman

The Observer 10 Nov 2023
Here are a few.Cultural Marxism. In 2019, on the backbenches after resigning as a Brexit minister under Theresa May, Braverman was criticised by Jewish groups after saying in a speech that the UK was “engaged in a battle against cultural Marxism”.

The UK’s prettiest towns for Christmas shopping — chosen by you

The Times/The Sunday Times 07 Nov 2023
Your comments in response to our story on the UK’s prettiest towns at Christmas gave us local ... The stunning cathedral always does us proud, as does Storyhouse [cultural centre].” ForSponsored ... UK. The UK’s prettiest towns for Christmas shopping.

This unlikely area has just been named the ‘cultural capital of London’

Metro UK 27 Oct 2023
Stratford has just been named as London’s new cultural centre, according to the business magazine. The east London spot was praised for its luxury hotels, good transport connections, 24-hour casino and Vue cinema, as well as for having the 4th-largest shopping centre in the UK (by retail space).

‘We are not special. Be prepared,’ my mother-in-law tells me from Gaza. Then comes the terrible news

The Observer 23 Oct 2023
Samiha Olwan is a researcher in literary, cultural and gender studies, with a PhD in English and comparative literature from Murdoch University, Western Australia, and a master’s degree in cultural studies from Durham University in the UK.

Xi Jinping’s wants a ‘multipolar world’, as China accelerates its shift away from the west

The Observer 09 Oct 2023
Another sign of Beijing’s growing influence in the south is the spread of Confucius Institutes, Chinese state-backed cultural and educational centres that offer Mandarin lessons in more than 100 countries around the world. In the UK, Europe and the US, the centres have come under scrutiny over alleged limits to free speech in the classrooms.

Britons more liberal on non-traditional families — but not trans issues

The Times/The Sunday Times 21 Sep 2023
Data published by the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen), which has tracked public opinion in the UK for decades, shows that views on cultural and moral issues have undergone “profound” change and rendered the country unrecognisable from ...

‘Toxic culture’ at Brook House immigration removal centre, inquiry finds

The Guardian 19 Sep 2023
Report identifies numerous breaches of human rights laws relating to torture and inhuman treatment UK ...

Physical and verbal abuse found in Brook House immigration removal centre inquiry

AOL 19 Sep 2023
The first public inquiry into abuses at a UK immigration detention centre has identified a “toxic culture” and numerous breaches of human rights laws relating to torture and inhuman or degrading treatment, as well as racist, derogatory language used by some staff towards detainees.

Detainees at immigration centre subjected to inhumane treatment, says inquiry

Channel 4 19 Sep 2023
The first public inquiry into abuses at an immigration detention centre in the UK found a ...

Liverpool One challenges retailers’ ‘open door’ policy

The Business Desk 11 Sep 2023
The retail and leisure centre is working with its tenants on proposals to get them to close their doors to reduce heat and energy loss ... In the intervening years the centre has grown in popularity and established itself as one of the UK’s key retail locations – as well as home to 900 residents.

UK PM pays visit to British Council, meets students and teachers

Indian Express 09 Sep 2023
Sunak and his wife Akshata Murty were received at the British Council's cultural centre where ... British Council in India in a post said, \u201cHonoured to welcome UK PM @RishiSunak and @anmurty to our Delhi cultural centre as part of their India visit for the #G20 Leaders' Summit.

The Blackening review: funny twists make up for a predictable plot

Beijing News 31 Aug 2023
Dewayne's comment references homophobic definitions of black manhood, exemplified in Afrocentrism (a world view centred on people of African descent, as opposed to Eurocentrism which centres on white western people in cultures like the US and UK) by intellectuals like philosopher who deemed homosexuality destructive to black liberation struggles.

The Woodland Cultural Centre Mourns the Passing of Our Friend, Champion and Honourary chair of ...

Victoria Advocate 11 Aug 2023
Donations can be made through the Woodland Cultural Centre Website ... View original content.https.//

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