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Saoirse Ronan: ‘Bafta blackout gives sense of purpose’

Saoirse Ronan is no stranger to red carpets. The Dublin-born actress rose to fame in the 2007 film adaptation of Ian McEwan's novel Atonement, which she auditioned for when she was just 12-years-old.The performance...

British film industry at a defining point in its history

As the British film industry prepares for its biggest celebration of the year, it finds itself at a defining point in its history according to some of the leading voices in UK movie-making. The BAFTAs...

Third of music venues under financial threat, national survey shows

Research from the UK's first live music census has found that small venues are under threat from business rates and property development. One third of nearly 200 venues surveyed claimed that business rate rises were...

Fashion comes out of the closet over abuse after Weinstein scandal

London Fashion Week arrives at a challenging time for the industry. In the last couple of months it isn't so much the designer dresses that everyone's been talking about, more the skeletons that the industry...

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux split but remain ‘best friends’

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux have split up less than three years after getting married. The Hollywood stars said they had separated at the end of last year.They decided to make the announcement on Thursday...

Oxfam ambassador and film producer Livia Firth rails against sex scandal

Film producer Livia Firth has become the latest charity ambassador to speak out about the "appalling" Oxfam scandal. In an Instagram post, the activist, who is married to actor Colin Firth, said she was no...

Liam Gallagher gets special award at NME, six years after brother Noel

Liam Gallagher has told Sky News his Godlike Genius award from the NME was "long overdue". The former Oasis frontman picked up the accolade six years after his brother Noel was given the same honour.He...

Kanye West settles legal fight over cancelled tour

Kanye West has reached an out-of-court settlement with Lloyd's of London in a wrangle over an insurance pay-out for a cancelled tour, centring on claims about cannabis use. West's company, Very Good Touring, said the...

Minnie Driver quits Oxfam ambassador role over charity’s sex scandal

Actress Minnie Driver is the first celebrity to resign as an Oxfam ambassador in protest at the sex scandal engulfing the charity. The Good Will Hunting star said she was horrified by allegations that some...

Emma Watson fronts anti-harassment plan for British film industry

Emma Watson is fronting a push by the British Film Institute and BAFTA to set anti-harassment guidelines for the industry. The new set of principles aim to protect the film, television and gaming industry from...
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