BAFTAs 2018 red carpet dominated by Time's Up and #MeToo movements

This year’s BAFTAs red carpet was dominated by the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements, numerous actors wearing all black in solidarity with those standing against abuse in the industry.  Many nominees and presenters — including Andrea Riseborough, Gemma Arterton, Naomie Harris, and Angelina Jolie — brought activists as their guests. They included Broadcaster Afua Hirsch, co-founder of UK Black Pride ...

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BAFTAs 2018: Best dressed guests on the red carpet

Hollywood stars and British talents came together on the BAFTAs red carpet to say #TimesUp in a sartorial statement that saw almost every guest wear black. Much like they did at the Golden Globes, attendees donned their finest all-black get-ups to the ceremony in protest of the myriad sexual allegations sweeping through the film and TV industry. However, just because ...

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BAFTAS 2018 – live updates: Three Billboards takes outstanding British film as Daniel Kaluuya wins Rising Star Award

The 71st BAFTA film awards are taking place this evening from London’s Royal Albert Hall. Joanna Lumley replaces Stephen Fry as the ceremony’s host which is set to kick off at 7pm ahead of the televised broadcast at 9pm. While The Shape of Water leads the pack with 12 nominations in total, the bookies — along with many critics — ...

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Grandmother foils plot of would-be school shooter who chose his target with the flip of a coin

A would-be shooter in Washington state was reportedly basing his decision over where to carry out a mass shooting on the flip of a coin.  But 18-year-old Joshua Alexander O’Connor’s alleged plot was foiled by his grandmother.   He said in his journal that he was choosing whether to target Kamiak High School or ACES, the alternative high school he transferred to last ...

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BAFTA 2018 – live updates: The Shape of Water leads nominations after #MeToo and TIme's Up dominate red carpet

Awards season arrives to UK shores this Sunday, as the BAFTAs honour the last year in film – and what a truly spectacular one it was. On nominations alone, it could very well be that Guillermo del Toro’s aquatic romance The Shape of Water, which garnered 12 nods, the most of any film this year, walks away the big winner. However, ...

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Body found in search for missing Isle of Wight woman

Police searching for a woman who went missing on the Isle of Wight have found a body 15 miles (25km) away in West Sussex. Specialist teams spent four days searching the area of Culver Down on the island, where 42-year-old Joanna Orpin’s car was found on Tuesday. A woman’s body was found at 16:40 GMT on Saturday at Bosham Quay. ...

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Ram-raid on Leeds Rolex watch shop caught on camera

Media playback is unsupported on your device Two cars drove on to a pedestrian street and tried to ram-raid a high-end watch shop. West Yorkshire Police said the cars drove on to Commercial Street in Leeds at about 11:55 GMT. One of the vehicles tried to reverse into the front of the Rolex watch shop and when that failed men ...

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'Move your van' note left on ambulance in Tunstall

A woman left an abusive note on an ambulance dealing with a 999 call, ordering paramedics to “move their van”. The writer said she did not care if “the whole street collapsed” and the crew had “no right to be parked here”. The hand-written message was left on an ambulance in Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, earlier. Operational manager Mike Duggan said the ...

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Roger Federer confirms his No 1 status with Rotterdam Open victory

Roger Federer celebrates his win over Grigor Dimitrov (AP Photo/Patrick Post) Roger Federer has won the Rotterdam Open, two days after returning to the top of the ATP World Rankings. The Swiss superstar needed to reach the semi-finals in Holland to replace Rafael Nadal as the top player on the planet. He managed that on Friday and he’s now followed ...

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Five killed as gunman opens fire on church in Russia

Nearby security services shot the attacker dead (Picture: Getty) Five people have been shot dead after a gunman opened fire on worshippers leaving a church in southern Russia. Initial reports suggest all five victims of the attack in the town of Kizlyar are women. Fisherman almost killed by shark he caught when it springs back to life At least five ...

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