Election artist sees role more like 'court fool'

Cornelia Parker has been named Britain’s official election artist for 2017. The sculptor and installation artist, whose best-known works involve blowing things up or squashing stuff, said it is “quite a responsibility” and that she sees her role more...

Has Joshua been pushed too high too soon?

How do you follow a fight for the ages? WAS it a fight for the ages? What next for both men? Will Anthony Joshua’s mum get to move out of the north London flat they share? Is boxing the new football? A fight won in thrilling style, watched in 140 countries and...

Social media 'should be fined' over online hate

Social media companies should be fined for failing to remove illegal or harmful material, a committee of MPs has said. The Home Affairs Select Committee insists many websites are “shamefully far” from tackling the issue, with some putting profits before...

Writers' strike could cause Hollywood 'blackout'

The US entertainment industry is braced for massive disruption as movie and television writers prepare to walk out on strike. Members of the Writers’ Guild of America (WGA) have voted to take action over wages and healthcare benefits when their current contract...