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The UK TV industry needs to attract another 13,500 disabled people to be truly reflective of the workforce and population, according to a landmark disability in TV report issued today by diversity body Diamond. Analyzing disability progress over the past five years, the report said the scale of growth required is “substantial and the key challenges are systemic and lie at industry level,” especially behind the camera, in order to properly represent a minority that make up around one-fifth of the UK population. Diamond’s top line number crunching found 5.8% disability representation off-screen and 8% on-screen in 2020/21 – the most recent...
BEIJING, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Residents of China's capital were allowed into parks, supermarkets, offices and airports without a negative COVID-19 test on Tuesday, the latest in a mix of easing steps nationwide after unprecedented protests against a tough zero-COVID policy.