CNN presenter calls on women around the world to ‘step up’

Christiane Amanpour was speaking at an International Women’s Day event in London

A Strictly spectacular night at Banqueting House

Darcey Bussell hosted a fundraising event in aid of Borne, the premature birth charity

Gallery: London Fashion Week round-up

London Fashion Week has showcased creations from the dazzling to the downright bizarre

Gallery: Baftas 2017

Mel Brooks received the Bafta Fellowship, while La La Land picked up five awards

Eddie Redmayne gets a royal welcome at the Hennessy Gold Cup

There was a star-studded turnout for the 60th anniversary of the famous horse race

Sir David Attenborough is dreaming of a green Christmas

Sir David was on hand at the Aqua Shard to unveil a 3D-printed Christmas ‘tree’

Gallery: A right royal occasion for stars of the stage

Prince William, Sir Elton John and Glenn Close were all in attendance at the 62nd London Evening Standard Theatre Awards

Emma Watson and Keira Knightley rule at Women of the Year awards

Laura Trott and Olivia Colman also picked up prizes at the awards hosted by Harper’s Bazaar at Claridge’s

Animal magic at the V&A

Conservation Couture: The Animal Ball Collection is an exhibition in aid of a good cause

Five places to watch the US election in London

Bars and restaurants across the capital are staying up all night as America chooses Clinton or Trump

Ewan McGregor shows off his American debut

Danny Boyle, Cressida Bonas and Alexandra Shulman were in the audience for a special screening of American Pastoral

So foul and fair a day for luvvies at Mark’s Club

It was a day of Shakespearean drama and theatrical scope as Theresa May became Prime Minister and embarked on a…

Apollo summer party, in pictures

‘I imagine you’re all expecting someone to resign,’ said editor Thomas Marks, addressing his guests at the Apollo summer party.…

Finding beauty in a battlesite

Talk turned – briefly – from Brexit to another battle last night at the unveiling of Jolyon Fenwick’s ‘Zero Hour’…

Charlotte Colbert turns to the dark side

Photographer Charlotte Colbert is known for being one half of London’s quirkiest, chirpiest couple. Along with her husband, artist Philip…