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BAFTAs: Newcomer beats Hollywood heavyweights

BAFTAs: Newcomer beats Hollywood heavyweights

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Rising star Molly Windsor has beaten Hollywood heavyweights Claire Foy and Thandie Newton to clinch the leading actress gong at the BAFTA TV Awards. Windsor won the award for her role in Three Girls, a drama about three victims of the Rochdale child sex abuse scandal.Collecting the prize from Sherlock star Martin Freeman, she said: "Three Girls was born out of the courage of the real three girls, and the real Holly, Amber and Ruby who told their story over and over and over and told it again to us. Image: Claire Foy spoke about her support for the Time's Up campaign ahead of the ceremony "I just want to say thank you for recognising how selfless that is and how brave that is."The drama also won the award for best mini-series.Write...
Joshua beats Parker to add WBO belt to WBA and IBF titles

Joshua beats Parker to add WBO belt to WBA and IBF titles

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Anthony Joshua unified the WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight titles with a controlled performance in a unanimous points win over Joseph Parker at a tense Principality Stadium in Cardiff.The Briton, 28, used his left hand to telling effect throughout an intriguing affair, in which New Zealand's Parker displayed swift hands, movement and impressive durability.But his WBO title always looked like it would end up round Joshua's waist as a significant points gap opened up, with the favourite landing a hard left uppercut in round eight and two stinging left hooks early in the 10th.Parker tagged his rival to howls of concern in the 11th and he deserves immense respect for becoming the first man to take Joshua to the scorecards, which read 118-110 118-110 119-109.Podcast: Joshua v Parker: Joshua ...
Dua Lipa beats Sheeran in Brits nominations

Dua Lipa beats Sheeran in Brits nominations

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Pop artist Dua Lipa has beaten Ed Sheeran for most nominations at this year's Brit Awards.The 22-year-old's self-titled album won the most nods, including British female solo artist, british single, album of the year, video of the year and breakthrough act.Sheeran's Divide album emulated Dua Lipa's score minus the breakthrough act, which he no longer qualifies for.Image:Stormzy is among the most nominated artistsGorillaz, the xx, Liam Gallagher, Sampha, Wolf Alice, Stormzy, Kate Tempest, Harry Styles and Jessie Ware are among the British musicians up for awards.In the international categories, Bjork, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Drake, LCD Soundsystem, HAIM, Arcade Fire, Alice Wolf, The Killers, and Alicia Keys have been nominated.Liam Payne, who was nominated for best British single ...
Vicky Chen: Teen actress beats veterans at Golden Horse awards

Vicky Chen: Teen actress beats veterans at Golden Horse awards

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A teenage newcomer has beaten established stars to win best supporting actress at the film awards dubbed the Chinese-language Oscars.Vicky Chen, 14, was nominated at the Golden Horse Film Awards for her role in The Bold, The Corrupt and The Beautiful.Her co-star, Hong Kong veteran Kara Wai, won the best actress gong, which Chen was also nominated for.The awards are held annually in Taiwan and are open to Chinese-language films. The Bold, The Corrupt and The Beautiful, a crime drama centred around a wealthy family, was nominated in seven categories and won in three, including best film.Chen was also nominated for best actress for her role in Angels Wear White. She plays a hotel maid who witnesses a sexual assault and grapples with the decision of reporting it.Despite losing to Wai in that p...
Nadal beats Del Potro to set up US Open final against Anderson

Nadal beats Del Potro to set up US Open final against Anderson

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US OpenVenue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 28 Aug-10 SeptBBC coverage: Live radio and text commentary.Top seed Rafael Nadal swept past Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro in brilliant style to set up a US Open final against Kevin Anderson.The Spaniard won nine games in a row at one stage on his way to a 4-6 6-0 6-3 6-2 victory in the second semi-final.Nadal, 31, will try for a third US Open and 16th Grand Slam title on Sunday, against a surprise opponent.South African Anderson, 31, beat Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 4-6 7-5 6-3 6-4 earlier on Arthur Ashe Stadium.US Open semi-finals as they happenedFriends Stephens & Keys set for finalMurray & Hingis reach mixed doubles finalAt 32 in the world, Anderson is the lowest-ranked man to reach a singles final at Flushing Meadows since t...