Bradford Literature Festival boycott over anti-extremism cash

Image copyright Bradford Literature Festival Image caption The Bradford Literature Festival is due to begin on 28 June Six authors have pulled out of a literature festival after discovering the event received funding from a government counter-extremism scheme. Bradford Literature Festival receives money from the Home Office’s Building a Stronger Britain Together project. Poet Suhaiymah […]

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Cassius’ Philippe Zdar dies in accidental fall

Image copyright Getty Images Philippe Cerboneschi (also known as “Zdar”), one half of French dance duo Cassius, died in Paris on Wednesday, his agent has said. “He made an accidental fall, through the window of a high floor of a Parisian building,” said Sebastien Farran, without giving further details. Cerboneschi formed Cassius with Hubert Blanc-Francard […]

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