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

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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...
Black Panther wins top award ahead of Oscars

Black Panther wins top award ahead of Oscars

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Black Panther has triumphed at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, picking up the ceremony's top prize for best film cast.A superhero box-office smash featuring a predominantly black cast, the Marvel film has been hailed as a turning point in cinema and could make history if it repeats the win at the Oscars next month. In a powerful acceptance speech alongside co-stars including Michael B Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o and Danai Gurira, Chadwick Boseman told how "all of us up here know what it's like to be told there is not a place for you to be featured even though you are young, gifted and black". Image: The cast of Black Panther won the top gong at the SAG Awards He also spoke about the film's effect on the industry, saying the cast knew they ...
Futuristic rap star Octavian wins BBC Sound of 2019

Futuristic rap star Octavian wins BBC Sound of 2019

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Maverick, genre-defying rapper Octavian has won BBC Music's Sound of 2019.Endorsed by Drake, but entirely self-made, the 23-year-old has perked ears with a series of unpredictable EPs that juggle grime, house, pop and gospel.He beat pop singer King Princess and balladeer Grace Carter to take the title, which has previously gone to Adele, Sam Smith, Haim and Sigrid."That's lit," said Octavian on finding out he'd won. "I don't even know how to feel right now... Mum, I made it!"Read our full interview with OctavianOctavian is the first rapper to win the Sound Of... since 50 Cent topped the inaugural list in 2003.He was chosen by a panel of 136 critics, broadcasters and DJs, including former nominees El...
Senior citizen wins case against Jet Airways

Senior citizen wins case against Jet Airways

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The plight of air travellers in India seems to be never -ending, but the consumer court came to the rescue of a 72-year-old cardiologist and ex-defence officer who had filed a complaint against Jet Airways Ltd. for rescheduling his flight without informing him. The consumer court has ordered the airline to pay Rs 25,000 as compensation and return the booking amount with 9 per cent interest from the date of payment. The complainant, Dr Nautej Singh, originally from Jammu and Kashmir, visits Srinagar frequently. Owing to his old age, it is not possible for him to undertake long distance travel; therefore, he used air travel considering the convenience. On February 27, 2016, the complainant had booked a 7.35 am flight from Pune to Delhi leaving on June 15, 2016. He had a connecting flight to ...
Pound sheds some earlier gains as May wins confidence vote

Pound sheds some earlier gains as May wins confidence vote

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The pound has slipped back from its highs of earlier on Wednesday even though Prime Minister Theresa May won the vote of confidence in her leadership.It is at $ 1.2603 against the Dollar having hit a high of $ 1.2672 earlier.Of the the 317 Conservative MPs, 200 backed the prime minister, but 117 voted against her.XTB Online Trading said the "far from comprehensive victory" had caused "some selling in the markets". Chief market analyst 's David Cheetham said the pound had erased some of its earlier gains and headed back lower."Given that more than a third of her own party voted against her it seems increasingly implausible that she will get the requisite backing in Parliament to push through her deal and the result leaves the overall level of uncertainty a...