UK music legends including Elton John, Ed Sheeran and the Sex Pistols have co-signed an open letter to the UK government saying it had broken a promise to negotiate visa-free travel for musicians to perform within the European Union.
Time and money is being wasted chasing unnecessary paperwork for businesses exporting from Northern Ireland to the EU, a leading cargo firm said.Belfast Port and Northern Irish hauliers are losing out because of red tape associated with duties which do not need to be paid, Quay Cargo Services said.
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Sir Elton John and Sir Michael Caine have appeared in an NHS advert urging the public to get vaccinated against coronavirus.The video, shot at London’s Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, aims to “show others that getting the life-saving jab is easy and safe”, according to a statement.
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Sir Elton John has told ITV News he's ready to "go into battle" for young musicians, to make it easier for them to tour Europe after Brexit. Visa-free travel for musicians was not included in the Government's post-Brexit trade deal. Sir Elton said he wants to make sure up-and-coming artists get the same opportunities that helped make him a global star.
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