Gordon Brown encourages "every politician" to watch Steve McQueen's Grenfell Tower film
Gordon Brown has encouraged “every politician” to watch Steve McQueen’s film Grenfell, recently exhibited at the Serpentine, on the six year anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire.
BBC One will not broadcast episode of new David Attenborough show over potential 'backlash from Tory MPs and rightwing press'
David Attenborough will return to our screens this weekend, narrating a flagship new series on British wildlife, but the BBC has decided not to broadcast one of the episodes over fears “its themes of the destruction of nature would risk a backlash from Tory politicians and the rightwing press”, according to the Guardian.
Petition to stop Donnie Yen presenting at Oscars nears 100,000 signatures
Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition protesting Donnie Yen from presenting at the Oscars over his support for the Chinese government.
Bernie Sanders at Southbank Centre | It's Okay To Be Angry About Capitalism
Last week, United States senator Bernie Sanders spoke at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall ahead of his new book, It’s Ok To Be Angry About Capitalism. We went along to see what he had to say.
British Museum staff among cultural workers going on strike in February
Staff at museums and cultural institutions across the UK have announced forthcoming industrial action over pay and labour conditions.
Culture secretary Michelle Donelan says Elgin Marbles 'belong in UK'
The Elgin Marbles - also known as the Parthenon Marbles - “belong here in the UK”, the culture secretary Michelle Donelan has said, with talks over their return to Greece said to be at an advanced stage.
Michelle Donelan: Who is the UK's new (old) Culture Secretary?
With questions over restitution, the BBC licence fee and Channel 4 privatisation, we look at Michelle Donelan, the UK's new culture secretary.
Running for Office | Politicians' fondness for the 'Common Jog'
Britain's politicians love being seen going for a run. Why? And do other countries do the same?
Liz Truss walks out to 'Moving On Up' | M People disapprove
Liz Truss walked on stage to ‘Moving On Up’ by M People ahead of her speech at the Conservative Party Conference this morning, a choice that has not gone down with the song’s creators.
PMQs September 7 review | Trussenomics takes off but more questions than answers remain
After a seismic few weeks away from the House of Commons, Liz Truss completes her transition from backing vocalist to lead singer.
Production companies demand Prime Minister rethink Channel 4 privatisation
An open letter, signed by over 750 production companies, has urged the next Prime Minister to rethink the privatisation of Channel 4.
5 hospitality giants sign open letter demanding action on energy crisis
Five key organisations representing the UK hospitality industry have signed an open letter to the government demanding an immediate intervention on rising energy prices hitting the sector.
Channel 4 commissions a documentary series about Boris Johnson
As the hunt for Boris Johnson’s successor as Prime Minister continues, Channel 4 has announced a new documentary series.
PMQs June 29 review | A fiery affair missing the main attraction
This lunchtime, we went to the weekly performance that is Prime Minister’s Questions. We stuck to what we know, treating it as a gig, the review of which can be found below.
Susie Dent’s Top Tens: 10 words to describe a government
Susie Dent and her dictionary take a dim view of politics. For every term describing good government, there are ten or more describing the opposite.
Nadine Dorries: Channel 4 Hasn't Done Itself Any Favours
Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has said that Channel 4 News has not done itself "any favours" in terms of impartiality.
New Margaret Thatcher Statue Egged By Arts Director
A new statue of the late prime minister was pelted with eggs by Jeremy Webster, deputy director of the Attenborough Arts Centre at the University of Leicester.