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Poet Slash Artist review – if this show is art’s future, it looks good to me

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Poets and artists have been influencing each other ever since the Renaissance versifier Angelo Poliziano said to Sandro Botticelli: “Why not do a painting about spring?” At least that is a Eurocentric way of looking a...

Manchester international festival 2021: the best poetry, from Arcadia to Poet Slash Artist

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A question is posed in the group show Poet Slash Artist: what is poetry and what is art, and what happens when they come together? Its answers run the length and breadth of the city, in the form of outdoor artwork by ...

Don’t slash Covid benefit uplift, former Tory minister urges

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The former minister who oversaw the introduction of universal credit has called on the government to maintain key benefit increases introduced during the pandemic, lamenting that it had taken a global health crisis fo...

G7 plan ‘will slash UK tax revenue from US tech firms’ say experts

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Experts have warned that US tech companies, including Google, Amazon and Facebook, could pay less tax in the UK and several other big economies under global reforms agreed at the weekend by the G7. In a key stumbling ...

Ryanair reports record £701m loss as Covid forces it to slash flights

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Ryanair has posted the biggest annual loss in the company’s 35-year history, after Covid travel restrictions and national lockdowns nearly wiped out traffic last year. The airline swung to an €815m (£701m) loss in the...

UK to slash funding for overseas water and sanitation projects by 80%

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The UK is to slash funding for lifesaving water, sanitation and hygiene projects in developing nations by more than 80%, according to a leaked memo. The cuts have been described as “savage”, “incredible” and “a nation...