Stories By 'The guardian'
Amazon Studios says it has accepted the resignation of its top executive, Roy Price, following sexual harassment allegations made by a producer on the Amazon series Man in the High Castle.
full story »
The American short story writer George Saunders has won the Man Booker prize for his first full-length novel, Lincoln in the Bardo.
full story »
The Weinstein Company is in talks to sell to a private equity company in the wake of the sexual harassment and assault allegations against its co-founder Harvey Weinstein.
full story »
A Swedish university has discovered Arabic characters for “Allah” and “Ali” woven into Viking burial clothes. Resea-rchers at Uppsala University describe the finding of the geometric Kufic characters in silver on woven bands of silk as “staggering”.
full story »
The only Leonardo da Vinci painting in private hands, which fetched just £45 at a sale in 1958, is to be sold at auction with an estimate of $100m (£75m).
full story »
A novel that was rejected more than 30 times by publishers for being “too gay” has been inundated with backing from names including David Walliams, Mark Gatiss and SJ Watson after its author turned to crowdfunding.
full story »