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'Nomadland' wins 4 BAFTAs including best picture, director

Apr. 11, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Gig-economy Western “Nomadland” won four prizes including best picture on Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards, which were handed out during a pandemic-curbed ceremony that recognized a diverse array of screen talent. “Nomadland” filmmaker...

Winners of the 2021 British Academy Film Awards

Apr. 11, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Winners of the 2021 British Academy Film Awards, presented Sunday: Film — “Nomadland” British Film — “Promising Young Woman” Director — Chloe Zhao, “Nomadland” Actor —...

Mourinho moans at Solskjaer as Tottenham's season unravels

Apr. 11, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A season that provided the flickers of a title challenge is now turning into the worst of Jose Mourinho's managerial career. Of all the managers to inflict Tottenham's 10th loss of the Premier League season, it was Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who replaced...

Andrew: Philip's death has left 'huge void' in queen's life

Apr. 11, 2021 14:48 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The death of Prince Philip has left a “huge void” in Queen Elizabeth II’s life, their son Prince Andrew said Sunday, as Princess Anne paid tribute to her father as “my teacher, my supporter and my critic.” As hundreds well-wishers continued to...

The Latest: Michigan pushing for more vaccines amid spike

Apr. 11, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

DETROIT — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vowed to keep pushing the White House for more COVID-19 vaccines as the state experiences a spike in cases. The Democrat on Sunday told CBS’ “Face The Nation” that she plans to work with the White House but wants to do...

Pubs, hairdressers set to reopen as UK eases virus lockdown

Apr. 11, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Millions of people in Britain will get their first chance in months for haircuts, casual shopping and restaurant meals on Monday, as the government takes the next step on its lockdown-lifting road map. Nationwide restrictions have been in place in England...

Religious leaders recall Prince Philip's spiritual curiosity

Apr. 11, 2021 08:44 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Churches in Britain held services Sunday to remember Prince Philip as people of many religions reflected on a man whose gruff exterior hid a strong personal faith and deep curiosity about others’ beliefs. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby led a...

EU and COVID-19: When a vaccine only adds to the trouble

Apr. 11, 2021 03:18 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders no longer meet around a common oval summit table to broker their famed compromises. Instead, each of the 27 watches the other heads of state or government with suspicion via a video screen that shows a mosaic of faraway capitals. ...

Late goals hurt Man City, boost Liverpool in Premier League

Apr. 10, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

One stoppage-time goal slowed Manchester City's march to the Premier League title. Another ignited Liverpool's push for the Champions League qualification positions. A day of dramatic finishes in England's top flight began with City losing 2-1 to...

Charles: Royal family 'deeply grateful' for world's support

Apr. 10, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles offered a heartfelt tribute to his “dear Papa" on Saturday as Buckingham Palace offered the broad outlines of a royal funeral that will be attended by the family and broadcast to the world. As Queen Elizabeth II and other...