(CNN)Here is some background information about the Academy Awards, also known as the "Oscars." February 24, 2019 - The 91st Annual Academy Awards ceremony is scheduled to take place. March 4, 2018 - The 90th Annual Academy Awards air on ABC, with Jimmy Kimmel hosting. 2018 Winners (selected): Best Picture"The Shape of Water" Read More Actor in a Leading RoleGary Oldman, "Darkest Hour" Actress in a Leading RoleFrances McDormand, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" Actress in a Supporting RoleAllison Janney, "I, Tonya" Actor in a Supporting RoleSam Rockwell, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" DirectorGuillermo del Toro, "The Shape of Water" The full list of winners Photos: Oscars' epic mistake Photos: Oscars' epic mistake The Oscars ceremony had a surprise ending that could only happen in Hollywood. Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty presented the award for best picture Sunday night. Hide Caption 1 of 11 Photos: Oscars' epic mistake … [Read more...] about Academy Awards Fast Facts
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STABBINGS are on the rise as new figures show a surge in knife crime across the UK. Violent attacks are now spreading from cities to the Home Counties, The Sun Online takes a look at the harrowing statistics that are increasing by the day... How many stabbings took place in London and other regions in the UK over the last year? At least 46 people have been fatally stabbed - and 74 overall killed - in London since the beginning of the year. Met Police records show 37, 443 recorded knife offences and 6,694 recorded gun offences across the UK in the year up to September 2017. In London, the problem was even more pronounced than the rest of the country, with 12,980 knife crimes taking place in the capital - 2,452 more than the equivalent year. Four teenagers were stabbed to death in London on New Year's Eve alone, and 22 were killed in March - meaning the capital now has a higher murder rate than New York The popular US city had a mere 21 killings in comparison. Commander Neil Jerome of … [Read more...] about London stabbings 2018 – London knife crime statistics including attacks in Harrow, Northolt and Brixton
Football legend “King” Kenny Dalglish has become Sir Kenny as he leads more than 1,000 people receiving gongs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. The former Liverpool striker and manager, 67, is knighted for services to football, charity and the City of Liverpool. Also honoured are screen stars Emma Thompson and Keira Knightley, ex-University Challenge host Bamber Gascoigne and rapper Ms Dynamite. The list is full of hundreds of unsung heroes, from counsellors and a Holocaust survivor to Britain's longest-serving poppy seller. But there are also fatcat bosses of Royal Mail and Network Rail whose gongs are likely to prompt accusations of rewards for failure. Here is the 2018 Queen's Birthday Honours List in full. Honours in numbers In total, 1,057 people have received an award. Of the total number recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list this year, 210 have been made an OBE, 392 an MBE, and 318 awarded a BEM. There are always rows over gongs for cronies and … [Read more...] about Queen’s Birthday Honours full list for 2018
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest White House defends Melania Trump's 'Be Best' plan in copying Obama-era booklet White House swings back at critics who say her Be Best campaign to promote kids' well-being copied a booklet by the Obama administration. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 21 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Maria Puente, USA TODAY Published 3:03 a.m. ChT May 9, 2018 | Updated 5:34 a.m. ChT May 9, 2018 CLOSE The first lady has been relatively silent during this presidency. But Monday she announced her initiative. It was a bit baffling. Take a look at our favorite jokes, then vote for yours at usatoday.com/opinion. USA TODAY Opinion_Eileen Rivers CONNECT … [Read more...] about White House defends Melania Trump’s ‘Be Best’ plan in copying Obama-era booklet
AUDITIONS are to be held next month for parts in one of the 2018 York Mystery Plays, which are set to be performed on pageant wagons in the city’s streets later this year. The plays, which are organised by the York Festival Trust with the Guilds of York, take place every four years and the last production in 2014 involved nearly 600 people from across the community. They will be staged again this year at various playing stations across the city centre, in line with medieval custom, on September 9 and 16, with a possible additional evening performance on September 12. Now director Ben Prusiner is set to hold auditions, on the evening of March 9 and the afternoon of March 11, for parts in‘The Harrowing of Hell.’ He said in a message to members of the York Mystery Plays Supporters Trust that actors of all ages and genders were being sought for the ‘exciting ensemble piece pitting Jesus against Satan and all the devils in Hell, while Adam, Eve, Moses and … [Read more...] about Have you got what it takes to be in this year’s Mystery Plays?