Toronto Film Festival: 'Three Billboards' wins top prize

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Dark comedy Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri has won top prize at the Toronto Film Festival. Winning the People’s Choice award is seen as a significant boost to the Martin... Read More

Sampha wins Mercury Prize for his debut album, Process

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Soul singer Sampha has been awarded the 2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize for his mournful and intimate album, Process. The singer, who for a... Read More

Brexit: EU repeal bill wins first Commons vote

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The government’s bid to extract the UK from EU law in time for Brexit has passed its first Parliamentary test. MPs backed the EU Withdrawal Bill by 326 to 290... Read More

Mexican beach photo wins smartphone contest

Mexican beach photo wins smartphone contest

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An image of a boy selling candyfloss on Tijuana beach in Mexico has won the Saatchi Gallery’s smartphone photography competition. Paola Ismene’s photo was selected from more than 9,000 entries... Read More

Michael Barrymore wins payout over wrongful arrest

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The entertainer Michael Barrymore is to get “more than nominal damages” after claiming his wrongful arrest by police destroyed his career. The 65-year-old was detained 10 years ago on suspicion... Read More

Taylor Swift wins assault case against DJ

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Pop star Taylor Swift has won a sexual assault case against ex-radio DJ David Mueller, who she said had groped her at a 2013 concert. He assaulted her by grabbing... Read More