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La La Land lands 11 BAFTA nominations

Fresh from its sweeping success at the Golden Globes, Damien Chazelle’s La La Land is topping the board in this year’s British Academy Award nominations.

Fresh from its sweeping success at the Golden Globes, Damien Chazelle’s La La Land is topping the board in this year’s British Academy Award nominations.

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Ronaldo wins FIFA Player of the Year

Portugal and Real Madrid star Christiano Ronaldo is the 2016 FIFA Player of the Year.

Portugal and Real Madrid star Christiano Ronaldo is the 2016 FIFA Player of the Year.

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"La La Land" dances off with seven Golden Globes

"La La Land" sets a new record with seven Golden Globes in a night marked by upsets and a stinging indictment of US President-elect Donald Trump.

"La La Land" sets a new record with seven Golden Globes in a night marked by upsets and a stinging indictment of US President-elect Donald Trump.

Culture

Danish band Lukas Graham set for Grammy Awards with '7 Years'

Danish pop band Lukas Graham’s hit song ’7 Years’ has been nominated for three Grammy Awards, including ‘Song Of The Year’, ‘Record Of The Year’, and ‘Best Pop Duo/ Group…

Danish pop band Lukas Graham’s hit song ’7 Years’ has been nominated for three Grammy Awards, including ‘Song Of The Year’, ‘Record Of The Year’, and ‘Best Pop Duo/ Group…

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Ronaldo scoops another individual award at Globe Soccer ceremony

Cristiano Ronaldo will have to make more room in his trophy cabinet after the Portugual international was named Globe Soccer player of the year.

Cristiano Ronaldo will have to make more room in his trophy cabinet after the Portugual international was named Globe Soccer player of the year.

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Ronaldo wins Ballon d'Or on night Real Madrid are drawn against Napoli in Champions League last 16

Ronaldo’s Golden Gong There were no surprises for this year’s Ballon d’Or – quite literally after France Football (founders of the award)unwittingly leaked the result with images of the player holding

Ronaldo’s Golden Gong There were no surprises for this year’s Ballon d’Or – quite literally after France Football (founders of the award)unwittingly leaked the result with images of the player holding

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EuroSkills 2016: battle of young craftspeople

Young people from more than 30 countries were in the Swedish city of Gothenburg to take part in EuroSkills 2016.

Young people from more than 30 countries were in the Swedish city of Gothenburg to take part in EuroSkills 2016.

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Donald Trump lambasted at the American Music Awards

The US president-elect featured in the re-written lyrics of Green Day's controversial anti-gun violence single "Bang Bang", performed at the ceremony.

The US president-elect featured in the re-written lyrics of Green Day's controversial anti-gun violence single "Bang Bang", performed at the ceremony.

Business

Follow live, The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG)

The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) aims, in a spirit of sharing and cooperation, to yearly highlight and reward high-quality creations in

The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) aims, in a spirit of sharing and cooperation, to yearly highlight and reward high-quality creations in

Culture

Justin Bieber tops MTV Europe Music Awards

Justin Bieber tops the MTV Europe Music Awards. Lady Gaga scoops two gongs, but Beyonce and Adele go home empty-handed.

Justin Bieber tops the MTV Europe Music Awards. Lady Gaga scoops two gongs, but Beyonce and Adele go home empty-handed.

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Meryl Streep to receive Golden Globes lifetime award

US actress Meryl Streep, regarded as one of the finest on-screen performers of her generation, will be presented with the Golden Globes lifetime achievement award, organisers said on…

US actress Meryl Streep, regarded as one of the finest on-screen performers of her generation, will be presented with the Golden Globes lifetime achievement award, organisers said on…

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Leila Slimani wins France's top literary Goncourt prize

The French-Moroccan writer has been awarded the top literary award in France, the Prix Goncourt, for "Chanson douce" ("Sweet song").

The French-Moroccan writer has been awarded the top literary award in France, the Prix Goncourt, for "Chanson douce" ("Sweet song").

Europe

Yazidi IS survivors win EU's rights prize

MEPs have decided that two Yazidi women are the winners of the EU’s annual human rights prize.

MEPs have decided that two Yazidi women are the winners of the EU’s annual human rights prize.

Europe

The State of the Union

From free trade to Ken Loach via the Sakharov Prize - what has been hot and what has not in Brussels this week.

From free trade to Ken Loach via the Sakharov Prize - what has been hot and what has not in Brussels this week.

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What do you know about the Nobel Prize for literature?

Alfred Nobel had broad cultural interests. Literature was the fourth prize area he mentioned in his will. The Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded

Alfred Nobel had broad cultural interests. Literature was the fourth prize area he mentioned in his will. The Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded

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Nadia Murad, Yazidi woman and survivor of ISIL atrocities, becomes UN Ambassador

Nadia Murad Basee Taha, a 23-year-old Yazidi woman who survived trafficking and sexual abuse at the hands of ISIL, has been appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the United…

Nadia Murad Basee Taha, a 23-year-old Yazidi woman who survived trafficking and sexual abuse at the hands of ISIL, has been appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the United…

Culture

First Filipino win at Venice Film Festival

Filipino director Lav Diaz picks up the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival for 'The Woman Who Left', while the runner-up Silver Lion is split between Andrei Konchalovsky for Holocaust drama 'Rai'

Filipino director Lav Diaz picks up the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival for 'The Woman Who Left', while the runner-up Silver Lion is split between Andrei Konchalovsky for Holocaust drama 'Rai'

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Greek volunteers win 2016 Nansen Refugee Award

UN refugee agency rewards Hellenic Rescue Team and psychologist Efi Latsoudi, who helped thousands of migrants reaching Greece.

UN refugee agency rewards Hellenic Rescue Team and psychologist Efi Latsoudi, who helped thousands of migrants reaching Greece.

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SOS Children’s Villages wins Princess of Asturias Award

SOS Children’s Villages International, an organisation dedicated to abandoned and orphaned children, has claimed the Princess of Asturias Award for Concord.

SOS Children’s Villages International, an organisation dedicated to abandoned and orphaned children, has claimed the Princess of Asturias Award for Concord.

Sport

Full Champions League draw results, Ronaldo is 2016 UEFA best player

It's time for Europe's biggest football competition, the UEFA Champions League. 32 European teams have been drawn on Thursday at the UEFA headquarters in Monaco.

It's time for Europe's biggest football competition, the UEFA Champions League. 32 European teams have been drawn on Thursday at the UEFA headquarters in Monaco.