Love Island’s new crop of male contestants includes a police officer, a coffee bean salesman who worked as a naked waiter and the heir to a country estate in Cornwall.
Diversity in literature “is a subject we need to keep working on”, according to a judge for a BBC short story award.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s prolific awards season continued as she joined Hollywood heavyweights in winning at the Critics’ Choice Awards.
A 15th century manuscript for hermits may be lost to the British public unless funds can be raised to prevent it being sold abroad.
Broadcaster Zoe Ball has launched the BBC’s short-story writing competition for children, announcing the final this year will take place at Buckingham Palace.
Rapper and singer MIA has said supporting Julian Assange as the WikiLeaks founder appeared in court was “just as important” as receiving her MBE.
Poet Roger Robinson has won the 2019 TS Eliot Prize.
Little Women star Florence Pugh, 1917 director Sir Sam Mendes and The Two Popes’ Sir Anthony Hopkins are among the British Oscar nominees.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s prolific awards season continued after Fleabag won big at the Critics’ Choice Awards while Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood was named best picture.
A new series starring Ruby Rose as Batwoman, the first openly gay female lead of a live-action superhero show, will air on E4 in the UK later this year.