BAFTAs: Stars call for end of sexual harassment

Emma Thompson, Naomie Harris and Jodie Whittaker are among those demanding the end of sexual harassment ahead of tonight’s BAFTAs. They are among more than 190 of Britain’s leading female stars to have signed an open letter published in The Observer. The...

How rural churches can boost wifi connectivity

Rural communities with little or no wireless internet are getting an unlikely boost from churches hosting satellite dishes. St Giles Church in rural Essex is what you might expect of a 15th Century parish church. The stone building is on a small hill surrounded by...

Studio boss who 'protected Weinstein' is sacked

The president of Harvey Weinstein’s film studio has been fired less than a week after he was accused of protecting the disgraced producer. David Glasser, who was also chief operating officer, was dismissed on Saturday after the board of the Weinstein Company...

Jo Cox husband quits charities amid harassment claims

The husband of murdered Labour MP Jo Cox has quit two charities set up in her name following accusations of sexual harassment. Brendan Cox has apologised for the “hurt and offence” that some of his past behaviour had caused. Responding to allegations...

Rita Ora jets to Kosovo for independence party

Pop star Rita Ora has flown to Kosovo to headline a concert marking a decade since her country of birth became independent from Serbia. The singer – whose family left the southeastern European nation in 1991 – jetted out to the capital Pristina on Saturday...