Oscars academy to hold emergency talks following allegations about film mogul Harvey Weinstein - expert comment
The hosts of the Oscars are to hold emergency talks to consider the future role of film mogul Harvey Weinstein following claims of sexual misconduct. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said the allegations of sexual assault against Weinstein were "repugnant".
Bafta, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, has already suspended his membership. Weinstein strongly denies the allegations against him.
Fim expert Dr Mary Harrod comments.
Last night’s head-to-head debate between the two remaining candidates in the race to become the next French president was not a classic, but Emmanuel Macron landed the heaviest blows write Dr David Lees, Teaching Fellow in French Studies
Dr David Lees, Teaching Fellow in French Studies and Dr Piere Purseigle, Associate Professor in Modern European History provide expert analysis of the political situation in France in the run up to the first round of voting during the presidential elections.
As the far right's Marine Le Pen retains French poll lead Dr David Lees Teaching Fellow in French Studies argues the first round of the French elections is an opportunity for protest.
The results of yesterday’s first round of the centre-right primaries in France revealed a deep-seated mistrust of former president Nicolas Sarkozy and catapulted his former lieutenant, François Fillon, into first place, says Dr David Lees, expert on French politics from the University of Warwick.