BBC’s Martin Bashir “obtained fame and fortune by instituting document forgery and callously scaring a mentally vulnerable woman . . . something with more than a whiff of criminality about it”. Photograph: Ian West/PA

The BBC will review its editorial practices and investigate why the corporation rehired Martin Bashir five years ago despite evidence that he had used(...)

Ciarán Murphy’s L-2 (2013) at the Hennessy Art Fund for Imma

Hennessy Art Fund for Imma Collection ** Irish Museum of Modern Art, Kilmainham, Dublin 8. Until November 26th imma.ie Once upon a time, the Irish M(...)

Artist Howard Hodgkin, who has died at the age of 84. File photograph: Justin Setterfield/LOCOG/PA Wire

Celebrated British painter Howard Hodgkin has died at the age of 84, the Tate has said. The artist died on Thursday “peacefully in hospital in London(...)

Mike Rake, chairman of BT, said there is concern among business leaders of a potential Brexit and “without any doubt this is causing sentiment to change”. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Uncertainty over the outcome of Britain’s EU referendum is having a chilling effect on business activity in Britain, with companies pulling back on hi(...)