Peter Brook: Influential British theatre and film director who worked with Sir Lawrence Olivier dies at 97 | UK News

Peter Brook: Influential British theatre and film director who worked with Sir Lawrence Olivier dies at 97 | UK News

Influential British theatre and film director Peter Brook has died at the age of 97, according to reports in French media. Brook won multiple won multiple awards including Tonys and Emmys during his 70-year career and worked with stars including Sir Laurence Olivier, Sir John Gielgud and Adrian Lester. The Le Monde newspaper said he … Read more

Ukraine denies claims from pro-Moscow separatists that Lysychansk has fallen | World News

Ukraine war: All they will inherit is rubble - relentless Russian bombardment continues as they close on Lysychansk | World News

Pro-Moscow separatists say they have taken control of Lysychansk, Ukraine’s last bastion in the eastern province of Luhansk. Rodion Miroshnik, ambassador to Russia of the pro-Moscow Luhansk People’s Republic, told Russian television: “Lysychansk has been brought under control. Unfortunately, it is not yet liberated.” Russian media showed footage of Luhansk militia fighters marching in the … Read more

Shireen Abu Akleh: US forensic experts to analyse bullet that killed Al Jazeera journalist | World News

Picture shows Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

American forensic experts are going to analyse the bullet that killed an Al Jazeera journalist in May as the Palestinian Authority attempts to resolve a standoff with Israel over her death. Shireen Abu Akleh, 51, was a veteran Palestinian-American reporter who had covered the Middle East conflict for more than 25 years. She was fatally … Read more