Baftas 2018: Letitia Wright And Natalie Dormer Lead The Black Dress Protest On The Red Carpet

Letitia Wright and Natalie Dormer led the stars making a powerful fashion statement in black dresses at the 2018 Baftas. After the black dress protest stormed the Golden Globes, Wright was among the 200 British actors who co-signed a letter of support of the Time’s Up initiative, which funds legal support for those who have been sexually harassed at work. The letter read: “As we approach the ...

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Baftas 2018: Gemma Arterton Attends With 'Original Dagenham Girls' Gwen Davis And Eileen Pullen

Gemma Arterton attended the Baftas with two very special guests on Sunday (18 February) night, arriving with Gwen Davis and Eileen Pullen.  The two women were part of the group who fought for equal pay at the Ford factory in Dagenham back in 1968 and their story has special significance for Gemma, who went on to star in the stage ...

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Driving Instructors Told They'll Be Struck Off For Sexual Relationships With Young Students

Driving instructors who have relationships with their young students risk being struck off the official register. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) said it will treat sexual relationships between instructors and students under 18 as exploitation, even if consensual. Breaching a position of trust in this way could mean instructors are considered a high risk to learners, and are ...

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Baftas Red Carpet Pictures 2018: See All The Photos Of The Stars Arriving At The Award Ceremony

The stars of British film were out in force alongside their Hollywood contemporaries on Sunday (18 February) night, for the Baftas at London’s Royal Albert Hall. The annual event honours the most breathtaking films, performances and crew efforts from the past 12 months but before the ceremony got underway, there was the small matter of the red carpet. With legions of ...

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Baftas 2018: The Duchess Of Cambridge Stands Out In Green Gown Amid Black Dress Protest

The Duchess of Cambridge  stood out from the crowd in an olive green Jenny Packham gown at the 2018 Baftas. The majority of attendees wore black after a letter circulated inviting guests to do so in support of the Time’s Up initiative, which funds legal support for those who have been sexually harassed at work, and “to make a statement to show global solidarity ...

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Russian church shooting: Four people killed in Dagestan attack

A man in Russia’s southern province of Dagestan shot into a crowd of people leaving a church on Sunday, killing five and injuring at least five others, Russian news agencies reported. The attack occurred in the village of Kizlyar in the Muslim-majority republic of Dagestan. The small republic in the Caucasus mountains borders Chechnya, where Moscow has led two wars ...

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Exeter suffer third straight Aviva Premiership defeat as Wasps cling on

Exeter missed the chance to return to the top of the table as injury-hit Wasps gained revenge for last season’s Aviva Premiership final defeat. Wasps lost that game 23-20 after extra time but they were celebrating on Sunday as they overcame the loss of four players in the second half for a deserved 13-7 victory against the toothless champions. Marcus ...

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Steve Davies scores dramatic last-gasp equaliser against Tottenham to earn Rochdale FA Cup replay

For the second time in five days, Tottenham Hotspur recorded a 2-2 draw on their travels, but that in itself does not tell the story of a week that neatly summed up this club’s recent history.  After arguably producing the most impressive performance of Mauricio Pochettino’s tenure so far against Juventus, his side were held to the same scoreline by ...

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Florida shooting: As community tries to heal, students say they want theirs to be the last school massacre

For residents in the otherwise quiet and safe community of Parkland, Florida, the past several days have been tinged with sorrow, concern, and anger. In the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, funerals for the 17 dead have begun alongside candlelit vigils to remember those who passed. A 14-year-old and 18-year-old were the first to be ...

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Winter Olympics 2018: Eve Muirhead 'gutted' after controversial curling decision sees Sweden beat Britain

A “gutted” Eve Muirhead appeared to question the voided final stone which saw Great Britain fall to a 8-6 defeat to Sweden in the round robin phase on Sunday. Britain trailed 6-4 going into the ninth end but levelled to take the match to an extra end. The Swedes had the advantage of the hammer but Muirhead had the chance ...

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