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    What to expect at the 2018 Bafta Awards

    The Bafta Film awards take place later at London's Royal Albert Hall. Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water leads this year with 12 nominations in total - including best film and best director. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Darkest Hour are close behind, with nine nominations each. Joanna Lumley is hosting this year's ceremony - she takes over from Stephen Fry, who stepped down last year after presenting 12 times. Here are six things to expect from this year's awards. 1. The stars will be wearing black to support Time's Up The Time's Up movement's first initiative saw guests at the Golden Globe awards dress in black to bring attention to the fight against sexual harassment in

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    'Black Panther' brings in a record-breaking box office weekend

    All hail the king. "Black Panther," Marvel's first film directed by an African-American, brought in an estimated $192 million for its three-day debut in North America this weekend. That's the fifth biggest opening of all time. The opening for the film starring Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan did not just shatter expectations, it broke multiple box office records too. It blew away the record for the largest opening for an African-American director. That belonged to F. Gary Gray and "The Fate of the Furious," which opened to $98 million last April. Disney estimates that the film will bring in $218 million domestically for the four day holiday weekend. The film brought in an opening of $361

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    Harry Potter star gives £1m to campaign

    Harry Potter star Emma Watson has donated £1m to a new campaign aimed at helping those affected by harassment. The donation comes as more than 200 female British and Irish stars have signed an open letter calling for an end to sexual harassment at work. Emma Thompson and Keira Knightley are among the other actors to have signed the letter, published in the Observer. Women attending the Bafta Awards in London on Sunday night say they will wear black on the red carpet. The move is a show of solidarity with the Hollywood-based movement Time's Up, launched in the wake of sexual abuse allegations by high-profile actresses against film producer Harvey Weinstein. Watson is one of the first donors to

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    Baftas: What the stars were talking about

    From the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements to the films they made, the stars had a lot to say.

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    Bafta Film Awards 2018: All the winners

    This year's Bafta Film Awards have been handed out in London. Here are the winners in full: Best film Winner: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Call Me By Your Name Darkest Hour Dunkirk The Shape Of Water Outstanding British film Winner: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Darkest Hour The Death of Stalin God's Own Country Lady Macbeth Paddington 2 Leading actress Winner: Frances McDormand - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Annette Bening - Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool Margot Robbie - I, Tonya Sally Hawkins - The Shape Of Water Saoirse Ronan - Lady Bird Leading actor Winner: Gary Oldman - Darkest Hour Daniel Day-Lewis - Phantom Thread Daniel Kaluuya - Get Out Jamie

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    'I forgot my mum had died'

    On a night out to mark the first anniversary of his mother's death, Peter was punched in the head, resulting in a brain injury that left him in a coma. When he awoke, he had lost a large portion of his memory, including any knowledge that his mum had passed away. This clip is originally from BBC Radio 5 live.

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    'Move your van' note left on ambulance

    A woman left an abusive note on an ambulance dealing with a 999 call, ordering paramedics to "move their van". The writer said she did not care if "the whole street collapsed" and the crew had "no right to be parked here". The hand-written message was left on an ambulance in Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, earlier. Operational manager Mike Duggan said the paramedics also received verbal abuse. He shared an image of the note on Twitter saying he was "very angry". Paramedic Katie Tudor tweeted Staffordshire Police asking: "Is there anything that can be done about this? It's becoming a regular occurrence." 'Small-minded people' Ch Insp John Owen replied: "Officers are in the process of speaking to our