Glastonbury pays bands 'less than 10%' of what they'd earn elsewhere

Glastonbury pays bands 'less than 10%' of what they'd earn elsewhere

When Katy Perry, Radiohead and Ed Sheeran take to the Pyramid Stage next week, they’ll get paid “less than 10%” of what they’d earn at other festivals. “We’re not in a situation where we’re able to just give people enormous amounts of money,” organiser Emily Eavis told BBC 6 Music’s Matt Everitt. “So we’re really grateful for the bands that we get, because they’re basically doing it for the love of it.” Headliners at other…

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Girls feel 'less talented' by age six

Girls feel 'less talented' by age six

Girls start to see themselves as less innately talented than boys do when they are only six years old, a group of US researchers has said. They said the “disheartening” results suggested the problem could snowball to affect future careers. The study on 400 children, in the journal Science, initially found both five-year-old boys and girls thought their own gender was “brilliant”. But then only one year later, gender differences had emerged. The team from…

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'Less guilt' for Arsenal after winning group

'Less guilt' for Arsenal after winning group

Media playback is not supported on this device Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he will feel “less guilt” if his side get a tough draw in the Champions League last 16 after they topped Group A. The Gunners have exited at the first knockout stage for the past six years, having finished second in their group in five of those campaigns. But they topped their section thanks to a 4-1 win in Basel and Ludogorets’…

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Ofcom: TV viewers 'less tolerant' of discrimination

Ofcom: TV viewers 'less tolerant' of discrimination

Television viewers and radio listeners have become less tolerant of racist or discriminatory words, Ofcom research has found. Such words were considered to be harder hitting and carry more emotional impact than “general” swear words. The study of audience attitudes is the first to be conducted by the broadcasting regulator since 2010. The results will be shared with broadcasters to help them better understand audience expectations. Ofcom’s findings included: The 9pm watershed remained vital as…

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