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Sky News tracks down smirking Harvey Weinstein

On a rainy Thursday afternoon in Manhattan, we decided to go and see if we could find Harvey Weinstein. We’ve been trying to get an interview with him – unsuccessfully, like the rest of the world. So one year on since the first women accused him of sexual harassment and …

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US unemployment falls to lowest rate in 48 years

US unemployment has fallen to 3.7%, its lowest rate in 48 years, despite the effects of Hurricane Florence. Although just 134,000 new positions were added last month – far weaker than analysts expected – it was still enough to keep the overall unemployment rate at the lowest it has been …

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'Drunk' birds cause havoc and crash into windows

“Tipsy” birds have been flying into windows and cars after bingeing on fermented berries, police in the US have said. The Gilbert Police Department in Arizona has received a series of strange calls about the “confused” strangers, who appeared to be “under the influence”. It is believed an early frost …

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Affleck describes 'lifelong struggle' after rehab ends

Ben Affleck has completed a 40-day alcohol rehab programme, but said battling the addiction is a “lifelong and difficult struggle”. The Hollywood actor, who also underwent treatment in 2001 and 2017, wrote on Instagram that seeking help was a “sign of courage, not weakness or failure”. Affleck added that he …

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Kavanaugh battle is America's moment of reckoning

The Kavanaugh battle has pitted the #MeToo movement against the Republican establishment. America is in a moment of reckoning. A week ago today, the Supreme Court confirmation process ground to a halt. Just as it looked like Dr Christine Blasey Ford’s powerful testimony might have no impact, Ana Maria Archila …

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Teri Hatcher tells Trump of her own sexual assault

Actress Teri Hatcher has written to Donald Trump about her own sexual assault after the president mocked a woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of a sex crime. Hatcher, who played Lois Lane in the hit 1990s show The New Adventures of Superman and starred in Desperate Housewives, posted an …

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Amy Schumer detained during anti-Kavanaugh protest

Comedian Amy Schumer has been detained during a protest against Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. Footage showed Schumer being lined up by police along with a number of other demonstrators in Washington who shouted and waved signs inside the atrium of the Hart Senate Office building on Thursday. A video …

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Chris Evans says 'farewell' to Captain America role

Chris Evans appears to have hung up Captain America’s shield for the last time as he posted a message of farewell on social media. The actor recently completed filming for the fourth Avengers movie. He wrote on Twitter: “Officially wrapped on Avengers 4. It was an emotional day to say …

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Suge Knight jailed for 28 years for running man over

Death Row Records co-founder Marion “Suge” Knight has been sentenced to nearly three decades in prison for running a man over during a fight in Los Angeles. The rap mogul, whose label once listed Dr Dre, Tupac Shakur and Snoop Dogg among its stars, was charged with murder, attempted murder …

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Trump and Kim contenders for Nobel Peace Prize

By Russell Hope, news reporter Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are among the contenders for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize following their historic peace talks in June. Several prominent organisations are also considered candidates to succeed 2017 winners, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. While the names of …

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