Idris Elba wins two SAG awards

As the race row continues ahead of the Oscars, Idris Elba has won two awards at the Screen Actors Guild ceremony in Los Angeles. Some stars are boycotting next month’s event with no black nominees in the four main categories. He won for his roles in the detective...

Bloody Sunday victims remembered

A march takes place today in Northern Ireland to mark the anniversary of Bloody Sunday. British soldiers killed 13 people, and injured 17 others, following a riot during a civil rights march in Londonderry in 1972.

British helicopter pilot killed by poachers

A British helicopter pilot has been shot dead by the elephant poachers he was tracking in Tanzania. The Friedkin Conservation Fund, for who he was working, confirmed Roger Gower’s death. The hunt is now on for his killers, who turned their guns on the...

PM to launch anti-discrimination drive

The Prime Minister is launching a major anti-discrimination drive. David Cameron is set to ask elite universities to reveal how many black applicants and people from poorer backgrounds they accept. He also try to find out why more black offenders are more likely to go...

Shrews tame Owls in only fourth round shock

League One Shrewsbury were the only team to beat opponents from a higher division in the fourth round of the FA Cup after beating Sheffield Wednesday from the Championship. The Shrews won 3-2 courtesy of an injury-time winner. Peterborough, also from League One,...