London theatre workers use pink ribbons to protest lack of government support | AFP

Theatre workers are putting up pink hazard tape reading ‘Missing Live Theatre’ on performing arts buildings around the UK, including on the National Theatre in London. The move is intended to draw attention to the plight of theatres, which still have no resumption date even as pubs and cinemas prepare to reopen, while many of those who work in the creative industries don’t qualify for the government’s coronavirus support schemes due to their freelance status.

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Somalia celebrates 60th anniversary of independence | AFP

Somalia celebrates the 60th anniversary of its independence from Italy, with celebrations and performances at the National Theatre in Mogadishu attended by President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. IMAGES

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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – November 27, 2014

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The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines.​ Today: Gunmen kill four polio workers in southwest Pakistan, Syrian government bombs Islamic State stronghold in Raqqa, Colombian prisons use the arts to rehabilitate inmates, and Peruvian authorities find almost 800 pounds of cocaine inside crashed Bolivian plane.

Militants Kill Four Polio Workers in Quetta
The Taliban banned vaccination programs two years ago. New cases of the virus have more than quadrupled since last year.

Government Air Strikes Hit Islamic State Stronghold in Raqqa
Multiple sources claim nearly 100 people, including civilians, were killed in the attacks on Tuesday.

Bogota Prisons Rehabilitate Inmates With Theatre
For the second year in a row, prisoners performed plays at the National Theatre in the Colombian capital.

Cocaine Shipment Intercepted After Bolivian Plane Crash
Authorities seized nearly 800 pounds of cocaine found inside the single-engine Cessna.

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