Georgina Campbell photographed iwth her Bafta award  for her portrayal of a victim of domestic violence in Murdered by my Boyfriend. Photograph:   Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images

Sherlock might have won a gong but Benedict Cumberbatch again missed out on a television Bafta for his much-loved portrayal of the master detective.In(...)

Georgina Campbell with the leading actress award for ‘Murdered by My Boyfriend’  at the Baftas. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Georgina Campbell (above) was a surprise Bafta winner, claiming the leading actress award, which had been largely tipped to be taken by Sheridan Smith(...)

Lenny Abrahamson’s Frank, starring Michael Fassbender as an eccentric musician who wears a huge false head at all times. The movie has picked up nine Ifta nominations

Two very different films concerning troubled men have topped the nominations for this year’s Irish Film and Television Awards (Ifta). Lenny Abr(...)

Retired tennis player Li Na was one of the most popular winners in Shanghai, picking up the exceptional achievement award. Photograph: Feng Li/Getty Images for Laureus

Security was tight around the landmark Grand Theatre building on the north side of People’s Square in downtown Shanghai, as some of the biggest names (...)

Former basketball player Yao Ming of China and actor Bill Murray at the start of the 2015 Laureus World Sports Awards show at the Shanghai Grand Theatre. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Novak Djokovic beat Cristiano Ronaldo and Lewis Hamilton to be named sportsman of the year at the Laureus Sports Awards in Shanghai, the first time (...)

Musicians Common and John Legend address the audience after accepting the Oscar for Best Original Song “Glory”. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty

“Tonight we honour Hollywood’s best and whitest – sorry brightest” – Host Neil Patrick HarrisRacial representation proved a particularly contentious i(...)

Benedict Cumberbatch: with regard to his use of the word ‘coloured’, surely we have to allow that intention matters.  And here he was fairly blameless. Photograph: Danny Moloshok/Files/Reuters

Benedict Cumberbatch issued an apology last week after he used the word “coloured” on US TV when talking about the lack of diversity in British cin(...)

David Oyelowo:   “When I first read the script, in 2007, my reaction was spiritual. I felt a call of God that I was going to do this.” Photograph:  Bon Duke/New York Times

Having watched Selma, it’s impossible not to do a double take when David Oyelowo walks into the room. He is a svelte, youthful-looking 38-year-old,(...)

Eddie Redmayne attends the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25th, 2015 in LA. Photograph: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Eddie Redmayne was named outstanding actor at the Screen Actors Guild Awards 2015 and will be hoping at least one Hollywood tradition continues, as th(...)

Alan Turing never received credit for his work during World War Two and took his own life in 1954 while receiving hormone treatment after being charged with homosexuality, which was then a crime.
Rare Alan Turing notebook to be sold
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  • January 22, 2015, 10:13

A notebook about mathematics and computer science written by Nazi-code breaker Alan Turing, played by actor Benedict Cumberbatch in the Oscar-nominate(...)