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Admissions, Trafalgar Studios

News emerged today that Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin were among 50 wealthy people charged in a college cheating scam dumbed “Varsity Blues”, in which they allegedly paid bribes of up to $6 million to secure places for … Continue reading

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Too Strictly? Battle in the ballroom

Ballroom dancing, that most civilised of pastimes, may seem an unlikely target for controversy, but a proposed rule change by the British Dance Council (BDC) has thrust our nation’s waltzers into a heated debate. This weekend, the BDC will discuss … Continue reading

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Banning same-sex couples from ballroom would be a big step back

It’s Cuban heels at dawn in the world of competitive ballroom, with the British Dance Council (BDC) proposing a new rule that defines a partnership as “one man and one lady”. This would effectively ban same-sex dancers from mainstream competitions, just … Continue reading

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