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Hastings Pier wins 2017 Riba Stirling Prize

Image copyright James Robertshaw  Image caption The restored structure was named Pier of the Year in April A historic pier in East Sussex that was devastated by fire in 2010 has won a prestigious architecture award after a multi-million pound redevelopment. Hastings Pier, which reopened in April 2016, beat five …

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Newsnight editor Ian Katz to join Channel 4

Newsnight editor Ian Katz is leaving the BBC to become director of programmes at Channel 4. In an email sent to the Newsnight team, Katz said he was “excited” to be taking up the new role but “incredibly sad” to be leaving the current affairs show. Katz has been at …

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UK woman ‘shaken’ after Harvey Weinstein encounter

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBritish woman Sophie Morris says Harvey Weinstein harassed her when she was 19 years old A British woman who worked for Harvey Weinstein for a day says the movie mogul “intimidated” her after being sexually inappropriate in a hotel room. Sophie Morris, …

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Billy Connolly receives knighthood at Buckingham Palace

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSir Billy Connolly is knighted in London Comedian and actor Billy Connolly has been knighted just a few weeks ahead of his 75th birthday. Connolly has been honoured for services to entertainment and charity. The Duke of Cambridge bestowed the knighthood on …

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More Cold Feet to air on ITV in 2018

Image copyright ITV  Image caption John Thomson, James Nesbitt and Robert Bathurst are all set to return The Cold Feet revival shows no sign of abating, with ITV announcing another series of the romantic comedy drama. Production on the new six-part series – the third since the show returned in …

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UK inquiry into Harvey Weinstein widens

Image copyright AFP   UK police investigating Harvey Weinstein are now looking at sexual assault allegations from seven women. Officers are investigating separate incidents alleged to have taken place between the 1980s and 2015 both in London as well as outside of the UK. The Hollywood film producer has “unequivocally …

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