SIR Anthony Hopkins admitted he hadn't expected to win the best actor gong at last night's Oscars. The 83-year-old made history by becoming the oldest man ever to win the honour for his turn in The Father. Read the latest Oscars news in The Sun's live blog He beat the late Chadwick Boseman to the prize, with the Ma Rainey's Black Bottom actor having been heavily tipped to win. Taking to Instagram this morning from the sun-drenched Welsh countryside, Anthony paid tribute to the star, who died last August after a secret cancer battle. The two-time Oscar winner said: "Good morning, here I am in my homeland of Wales and at 83-years-of-age I did not expect to get this award. I really didn't. "I am grateful to the Academy and thank you. I want to pay tribute to Chadwick Boseman who was taken from us far too early, and again, thank you all very much. I really did not expect this, so I feel very privileged and honoured. Thank you." In The Father Anthony plays a … [Read more...] about Sir Anthony Hopkins ‘didn’t expect’ Oscar as he pays tribute to late Chadwick Boseman who was tipped to win
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Why have millions of Americans missed their second COVID-19 shot? According to a recent report in the The New York Times , reasons for not getting the second dose vary, from fear of potential side effects of the inoculation, to the belief that one dose is sufficient protection against the coronavirus, to logistical barriers beyond the individual's control, such as canceled appointments and pharmacies not stocking doses of the right brand of vaccine. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data quoted in the NYT report and other media outlets has been making the rounds with headlines that emphasize that millions of Americans aren't returning for their second dose. What some of these articles are less quick to acknowledge, though, is that while 8% of Americans aren't returning for their second dose — for various reasons — that means that 92% of Americans are compliant with the dosing schedule laid out by authorities. Dr. Angela Rasmussen is a virologist with the … [Read more...] about Fact check: COVID-19 vaccines — Why are people missing their second shot?
So far, 2021 has been the year of Russian intelligence, with four spectacular operations exposed in the last four months. In Berlin, Jens F., an electrician with a Stasi past, was caught selling Bundestag construction plans to secret service agents at the Russian Embassy. In Bulgaria, a Russian spy ring was uncovered around the ex-military intelligence officer Ivan Iliev. In Italy, a frigate captain named Walter Biot was found to be selling military information. And in the Czech Republic, the Interior Ministry identified officers of the Russian military intelligence agency GRU as the perpetrators of two explosions at an ammunition depot in Vrbetice in 2014 . These were the same men who allegedly poisoned Bulgarian arms dealer Emilian Gebrev in 2015, as well as former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter with the Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok in 2018. The Bulgarian Prosecutor General's Office has also linked the GRU with four other instances of sabotage at … [Read more...] about Analysis: Russia’s secret services betray their weakness
Worldwide COVID-19 cases have exceeded 150 million, with the US, India and Brazil reporting the highest number of infections, according to the latest figures from the Johns Hopkins University. The United States on Friday reported a total of 32,288,689 cases with 575,193 deaths, India logged 18,376,524 cases with 204,832 deaths, and Brazil reported 14,590,678 infections with 401,186 deaths. India's jump in coronavirus cases has prompted the army to open up its hospitals due to a nationwide shortage of beds, medicines and oxygen. Watch video 02:09 Share India COVID crisis: 'People are begging for oxygen' Send Facebook Twitter reddit EMail Facebook Messenger Web Whatsapp Web Telegram linkedin Permalink https://p.dw.com/p/3slk4 India's COVID crisis: 'People are begging for oxygen' The World Health Organization (WHO) noted that hospitalizations and deaths in Brazil have started declining, but … [Read more...] about Coronavirus digest: Global cases pass 150 million