Morgan Freeman: “I am devastated that 80 years of my life is at risk of being undermined, in the blink of an eye.” Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

Actor Morgan Freeman has said any suggestion he assaulted women or created an unsafe workplace is false but apologised to anyone he may have upset, af(...)

A handcuffed Harvey Weinstein is led into criminal court in lower Manhattan for arraignment on Friday morning, May 25, 2018. Weinstein was arrested by detectives on Friday on charges that he raped one woman and forced another to perform oral sex, capping a lengthy inquiry into the avalanche of accusations against him that spawned a public reckoning, and, with it, the global #MeToo movement. (Hilary Swift/The New York Times) Rape charge: a handcuffed Harvey Weinstein is led into criminal court in lower Manhattan on Friday morning. Photograph: Hilary Swift/New York Times

The disgraced Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein has been charged with rape, a criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct for alleged inc(...)

Actor Brad Pitt and actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 1997. Photograph: Getty Images

Gwyneth Paltrow has released more details of her alleged experiences with discgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein. In a radio interview in the US, (...)

Georgina Chapman: “I had what I thought was a very happy marriage.”   Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

The estranged wife of producer Harvey Weinstein, designer Georgina Chapman, on Thursday broke her silence on accusations of sexual misconduct against (...)

 Eric Schneiderman said he “strongly” contested the allegations but would step down by the end of business on Tuesday. Photograph:  Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Eric Schneiderman, the New York attorney general who has been a prominent supporter of the #MeToo movement, resigned late on Monday after four women a(...)

Harvey Weinstein reportedly threatened to replace Peter Jackson with Quentin Tarantino to direct 'Lord of the Rings'. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Harvey Weinstein threatened Lord of Rings director Peter Jackson that he would be replaced by Quentin Tarantino if he did not turn his vision for JRR.(...)

Cate Blanchett: 'I got a bad feeling from him.' Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Cate Blanchett has become the latest Hollywood figure to claim sexual misconduct at the hands of studio mogul Harvey Weinstein. The Australian actor(...)

Bill Cosby case: the jury deliberated not even two days – compared with six days the first time around – before finding the comedian guilty on all counts on Thursday. Photograph: Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty

The trial of Bill Cosby provides what social scientists might call a natural experiment. In the spring of 2017 a jury could not agree about whether th(...)

New ‘Irish Times’ columnist Rosaleen McDonagh. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The phrase “me too” was first used by civil rights activist Tarana Burke in an attempt to help other survivors of sexual assault, particularly those o(...)

Gabriel Byrne: ‘Weinstein  was intensely disliked, but he had such power.’ Photograph: Larry Busacca/Getty Images

Gabriel Byrne is not a man to shy away from a strong opinion. Of the Gathering national homecoming festival in 2013, he said it was a way to “shake do(...)

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