Albert Speer Jr., an architect who sought to distance himself throughout his career from the legacy of his father, has died aged 83.
Transport for London has rejected the ride-hailing app Uber's application to have its licence renewed. The ruling will result in the removal of tens of thousands of private-hire drivers from London's streets.
A group of students from the Sandberg Institute have released a text heavily criticising the University of the Underground (UUG), a programme launched by Nelly Ben Hayoun that is to be hosted by the institute.
Nike has launched a new material called Flyleather, a form of leather made from leather scraps and polyester fibre blends. The material is modelled after the company's existing Flyknit technology and formed from a paste made from ground elements of hide that are too blemished, soft or stretchy for traditional leathers.
The photographer Martin Parr has found a permanent site for the foundation he set up in 2014, intended to provide the public with access to his archive and collection of documentary photography.
The artist Gillian Wearing has revealed her design for Parliament Square in central London: a sculpture of Millicent Fawcett, the suffragist leader. The monument shows Fawcett with a sign reading “Courage calls to courage everywhere”, taken from a speech she delivered after the death of fellow suffragette Emily Wilding Davison.
Matt Furie, the creator of Pepe the Frog, has launched legal action against a number of members of the alt-right and neo-nazi community. Furie's legal team have sent a series of cease and desist letters after the Pepe design was coopted by numerous racists groups, sites and blogs.
Harriet Harriss, a tutor at the Royal College of Art, has highlighted the gender bias in university reading lists by creating a list of more than 300 architectural texts written by women.
The biweekly music and celebrity culture magazine Rolling Stone is up for sale. After 50 years in operation, the US magazine is currently searching for a buyer with "lots of money," reports The Guardian.
The textile designer Pat Albeck, whose career saw her work extensively with John Lewis and the National Trust, has died aged 87.
The British Fashion Council (BFC) and Vogue Fashion Designer Fund has announced partnership with the Chinese retail website JD.com in a move that will help designers who are part of the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund to access the Chinese market.
British designer Tom Dixon has announced plans to move his studio, showroom and café to Kings Cross from their current west London location. The move into a 1,625sm space known as The Coal Office will take place in March 2018, and signals the continuing concentration of London's creative industries in east of the city.