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Albert Finney: British actor dies aged 82

Albert Finney: British actor dies aged 82

Entertainment
Oscar-nominated British actor Albert Finney has died aged 82 after a short illness.He was a five-time Oscar nominee who began his career at the Royal Shakespeare Company before making his mark in film.His big film break came as "angry young man" Arthur Seaton in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning.He went on to star in Tom Jones, as Hercule Poirot in Murder on the Orient Express, Erin Brockovich and Skyfall.A statement from a family spokesman said: "Albert Finney, aged 82, passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."The family request privacy at this sad time." Finney's other memorable roles include Winston Churchill in The Gathering...
Anthony Joshua next fight: British boxer could face Jarrell Miller in New York in June and NOT Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury

Anthony Joshua next fight: British boxer could face Jarrell Miller in New York in June and NOT Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury

Sports
AMERICAN BOY Promoter Eddie Hearn hinted that the Brit will defend his unified heavyweight titles at Madison Square Garden this summer Promoter Eddie Hearn has dropped a massive hint suggesting Anthony Joshua’s next opponent will be Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller. With several top contenders complaining of being low-balled by the heavyweight champion’s team, it seems a fight against the undefeated American beckons for Joshua. Eddie Hearn is keen to turn Joshua into a global superstar The unified world heavyweight champion has not fought since blasting out Alexander Povetkin in September at Wembley. Although a unification fight with Deontay Wilder was being lined up for April 13 at the 90,000-seater stadium, the American is ...
Golden Globe glory for British stars and Bohemian Rhapsody

Golden Globe glory for British stars and Bohemian Rhapsody

Entertainment
British stars and the story of one of the UK's biggest bands stole the show at this year's Golden Globes. Olivia Colman, Christian Bale, Richard Madden and Ben Whishaw were all winners, while Bohemian Rhapsody, the story of Queen and Freddie Mercury, picked up two of the biggest gongs of the night - for best actor and best film in the drama category.Accepting his award, Rami Malek, who plays the legendary frontman, said: "Thank you to Freddie Mercury for giving me the joy of a lifetime. This is for you, gorgeous.":: Bohemian Rhapsody: Freddie would have loved Queen biopic, says Brian May Image: They are the champions! Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor celebrate with Rami Malek Image: The ceremony w...
Facebook denies request for Zuckerberg to appear before Canadian, British lawmakers

Facebook denies request for Zuckerberg to appear before Canadian, British lawmakers

World
Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg declined an invitation to testify before British and Canadian lawmakers about the social media giant's data privacy. Facebook's head of U.K. public policy Rebecca Stimson and head of Canada public policy Kevin Chan, responded to the request by British Member of Parliament Damian Collins and Canadian Member of Parliament Bob Zimmer in a letter released Wednesday, informing the lawmakers it isn't possible for Zuckerberg "to be available to all Parliaments." "While he is unable to accept your invitation we continue to fully recognize the seriousness of these issues and remain committed to working with you to provide any additional relevant information you require for your respective inquiries," they wrote. In their letter to Facebook i...
Tyson Fury’s bout with Deontay Wilder is too soon for British heavyweight, says friend Dereck Chisora

Tyson Fury’s bout with Deontay Wilder is too soon for British heavyweight, says friend Dereck Chisora

Sports
'TRICKY ONE' Chisora believes Fury may not be able to deal with the WBC heavyweight champion's power when the two lock horns in Los Angeles on December 1 Tyson Fury’s fight for Deontay Wilder’s WBC heavyweight title has come too soon, according to the British boxer’s friend Dereck Chisora. The self-described ‘Gypsy King’ faces American Wilder at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on December 1 in what is only Fury’s third fight of his comeback. This is Fury’s third fight since his near 1,000 day absence from boxing Fury, 30, was out of the sport for almost 1,000 days after his shock dethroning of Wladimir Klitzchko as heavyweight champion in November 2015. His only fights since have resulted ...