British culture

  1. There Is a Future for Music Packaging, SXSWi Panel Insists

    March 13, 2012 4:47 PM EDT Innovative prototypes for new music packaging--and some discussion of whether they'll ruin or save the industry--were on display at a SXSW Interactive session Tuesday morning entitled "Can Printed Electronics Save the Music Industry?&quo ...

  2. Burnham Becomes U.K. Culture Secretary

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Andy Burnham is Britain's new culture secretary. Burnham, chief secretary to the Treasury, becomes secretary of state for culture, media and sport after a reshuffle which sees incumbent James Purnell take up the role as pensions secretary. Pu ...

  3. Hodge Takes Music Brief In U.K. Gov't Reshuffle

    July 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Margaret Hodge is the new U.K. government minister responsible for the country's music sector. As minister for creative industries, she replaces Shaun Woodward, who held the post last year, and James Purnell, who served in the same role in 20 ...

  4. Woodward Named U.K. Creative Industries Minister

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Britain's Department of Culture, Media and Sport, which has primary dealings with the national music business, today (May 8) unveiled Shaun Woodward as the new minister for the creative industries and Britain's Department of Culture, Med ...

  5. U.K. To Clamp Down On Illegal Car Boot Sales

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Proposed British legislation designed to clamp down on the sale of counterfeit CDs and DVDs at car boot sales has reached another stage towards becoming law. LONDON -- Proposed British legislation designed to clamp down on the sale of counterfeit ...

  6. U.K. To Clamp Down On Illegal Car Boot Sales

    October 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New law to penalize trading of pirated products. A proposed British legislation designed to clamp down on the sale of counterfeit CDs and DVDs at car boot sales has reached another stage towards becoming law. The Occasional Sales Bill, currently b ...

  7. Brit Gov't Reshuffles DCMS

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A British post-election ministerial reshuffle was unveiled May 11 at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, which has primary dealings with the national music business. LONDON -- A British post-election ministerial reshuffle was unveiled May ...

  8. Brit Gov't Reshuffles DCMS

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A British post-election ministerial reshuffle has been unveiled today (May 11) at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, which has primary dealings with the national music business. A British post-election ministerial reshuffle has been unvei ...