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BAFTAs 2019: Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman share kiss as The Favourite wins seven gongs

Entertainment
Weisz, 48, appeared overjoyed after receiving the award for her role in the 18th century period drama at the BAFTAs ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday.Coleman, who stars as Britain's Queen Anne in the film, seemed ecstatic about her friend’s prize as she gave her a peck on the cheek and congratulated her.The 45-year-old won Leading Actress later in the evening.The Favorite, which is about Queen Anne and the two women vying for her affections, scooped the first category of the night by taking the outstanding British film prize.Weisz said she needed no preparation to kiss Colman during filming for The Favourite because she is "gorgeous".Director Yorgos Lanthimos picked up the prize for Outstanding British film. The movie also won Original Screenplay, Best Costume Design, Produ...
Stars of The Favourite on female leads and indie films

Stars of The Favourite on female leads and indie films

Entertainment
The Favourite, by Lobster director Yorgos Lanthimos, is tipped to bring Oscar and BAFTA nominations for its all female cast including Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone. Sky News' entertainment correspondent Lucy Cotter talks to Colman and Weisz about female leads and indie films.Colman, whose latest film The Favourite unusually has three female leads, says equality on screen is essential.She told Sky News the current film industry is not yet representative."A little girl's self-esteem peaks aged eight because of the influences around them."If you go to a street we're half and half but something like 12% of a cast is women, which is not reflective of every-day life so we've got to change it, both have to be seen on screen, has to be, we can't do this anymore, it has...
I’m A Celebrity 2018: Harry Redknapp is getting lots of love from viewers, ex-Tottenham boss favourite to win show

I’m A Celebrity 2018: Harry Redknapp is getting lots of love from viewers, ex-Tottenham boss favourite to win show

Sports
'ARRY WATCH The talkSPORT favourite is winning plenty of fans with his antics in the jungle Forget about the football, it’s all about I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here right now! talkSPORT is taking a keen interest in the ITV reality show this year because one of our regular (and favourite) guests, Harry Redknapp, is taking part. In fact, we’re into I’m A Celeb that much we’ve even got a podcast for you to listen to – go here if you’re interested. Harry Redknapp had never watched the show before entering it ‘Arry has only been in the jungle for a few days but he is fast becoming the most popular person in the camp it seems. The former West Ham, Portsmouth, QPR and Tottenham ...
Goal of the month: Vote for your favourite from August

Goal of the month: Vote for your favourite from August

Sports
There were some incredible goals in the first month of the new Premier League season. Vote for your favourite from August from the six options in the voting section of this page.The vote closes at 23:15 BST on Sunday, 2 September and the winner will be announced on Match of the Day 2. If you are viewing this page on the BBC News app please click here to vote.Download and listen to the latest Football Daily podcast Let's block ads! (Why?) BBC Sport - Sport
Lies, damned lies and favourite stats

Lies, damned lies and favourite stats

Science
There are lies, damned lies and statistics, the saying goes. Whatever the issue, whether it's Brexit, football or health tips, numbers can be plucked to suit each side of the argument.But while it's easy to lie with figures, it is even easier to lie without them. With statistics, once somebody puts a number in front of you, you can pick holes in it and really analyse whether it stands up or falls apart. To celebrate the power of numbers to shine a light on fake news and bogus claims, the Royal Statistical Society runs a competition for the best statistic of the year. They want people to send in the stat that captures the zeitgeist of 2018, or in some way reveals something surprising or powerful - a hitherto unseen truth.Entries need to be submitted by Nov...