Government announces £1.57billion support package for UK’s arts industries

Emergency loans and grants will be given to arts, culture and heritage institutions and organisations to help them survive

Music

Kanye West gives update on “YZY SHLTRS” dome homes

The rapper shared a photo of dome houses in the process of being built

The Streets’ Mike Skinner says he “shouldn’t have played” Bristol’s Colston Hall

The venue is named after slave owner Edward Colston

DaBaby show criticised as social distancing measures don’t appear to be enforced

The rapper performed at Cosmopolitan Premier Lounge in Decatur, Georgia for July 4th

Axl Rose says his political tweets come “from a sense of outrage, obligation n’ responsbility”

The Guns N' Roses frontman recently used his social media platform to speak out against the US Surgeon General

Film

‘Thor’ star Tessa Thompson says MCU Phase Four will “push the bounds” of representation

The actor plays Marvel's first openly LGBTQ+ character, Valkyrie

UK government says some film and TV productions will be exempt from quarantine rules

The exemption applies to cast and crew travelling to the UK to work on a production

Chiwetel Ejiofor says diversity in film industry is “fundamental” for its survival

"[It] has to be if it wants to survive really, and it wants to engage with audiences"

Watch ‘An American Pickle’ trailer starring two Seth Rogans

The film follows a struggling immigrant who falls into a vat of pickles in Brooklyn in 1920

TV

‘James Bond’ and ‘Doctor Who’ actor Earl Cameron has died

He was one of the first black actors to establish a successful career in British film and television

Netflix renews ‘The Kominsky Method’ for final season

The third and final season is on the way

‘The Office’s’ Leslie David Baker launches new kickstarter for Stanley Hudson spin-off show

"It’s True! I’m really back! Uncle Stan coming soon!"

Gaming

‘The Last Of Us Part II’ sold more in June than the UK top 10 combined

Sony became the biggest games publisher of the month

Riot Games confirms it is working on deathmatch mode for ‘Valorant’

The developer also commented on the possibility of a pick and ban system

More publishers reportedly want to raise the price of games for next-gen

“Publishers are exploring moving their next-gen pricing up on certain franchises”

‘Horizon Zero Dawn’ is coming to Steam and Epic Games Store this August

Horizon Zero Dawn joins Death Stranding in coming to PC this summer