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Oscars winners 2017: The full list

The full list of winners at the 89th Academy Awards.

In a moment of Oscars insanity, ‘Moonlight’ won best picture after ‘La La Land’ was announced

Washington Post

Well that was interesting. Warren Beatty seemed like he was just joking around when he took so long to read the best picture winner. It turns out, he was just confused because he had pulled the envelope for best actress (Emma Stone in “La La Land”). When he handed the card to Faye Dunaway, she announced “La La Land” as the winner, even though “Moonlight” was the real victor.

La La Land Thought They Won Best Picture. They Didn’t.

Eliza Berman

Sunday night’s Oscar ceremony went out with a historic, shocking bang as the wrong film was announced as Best Picture winner, then corrected mid-acceptance speech.

Oscars 2017: The winners so far

The full list of nominees – and the winners, as they are announced – for the 89th Academy Awards.

Tributes paid as Hollywood star Paxton dies at 61

Mark Molloy

American actor Bill Paxton, who starred in Hollywood blockbusters including ‘Titanic’ and ‘Apollo 13’, has died aged 61.

European football round-up: Real back on top of LaLiga

Get up to date with all of this weekend’s action Spain’s LaLiga, Italy’s Serie A, Germany’s Bundesliga, France’s Ligue 1 and Holland’s Eredivisie.

Oscars 2017 filled with Trump jabs from Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel took the stage for Sunday night’s 89th Academy Awards and jumped right into the political humor.

Specifically, jokes about the President.

Ruth Negga makes a political statement in dazzling red Valentino and ACLU ribbon at the Oscars

Caitlin McBride

 Irish actress Ruth Negga dazzled in a custom Valentino gown at her first Academy Awards.

Man Utd 3-2 Soton: Zlatan wins EFL Cup for United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic struck a late winner as Manchester United beat Southampton 3-2 in the EFL Cup final.

Oscars: Moonlight warms up with Independent Spirit Awards win

By Ian Youngs Entertainment & arts reporter

The cast and creators of Moonlight have warmed up for Sunday’s Oscars by winning the top prize at Saturday’s Independent Spirit Awards.

Chelsea keep their focus to go 11 points clear of chasing pack

Chelsea 3 Swansea 1

Matt McGeehan

Antonio Conte praised his Chelsea players’ second-half response in yesterday’s win over Swansea which established an 11-point lead at the Premier League summit.

Oscars 2017: Karl Lagerfeld called Meryl Streep ‘cheap’ after dress fallout

Karl Lagerfeld has broken through the fourth wall (that would be the one where we don’t talk about money, and also the one where we don’t disparage Meryl Streep) to talk about money and insult Meryl Streep.

Netflix picks up $100 million Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro mob epic The Irishman

Rob Moran
You know the film industry’s in the midst of a nervous shift when even a mob flick from genre legends Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro can’t get the backing of a major Hollywood studio.

Athletics Olympic hurdles champion Dawn Harper-Nelson makes emotional plea about banned medication

Michael Gleeson
Olympic hurdles champion Dawn Harper-Nelson has released an extraordinary, emotional video message tearfully saying she feared for her life because sports drug authorities had banned her from taking important blood pressure medication.

Londoner’s Diary: Assange link sets Pamela on rape campaign

Pamela Anderson, the pneumatic blonde with a heart as big as her chest, has been a fervent campaigner for animal rights and environmental issues for much of her career. But now the bombshell has a surprising new cause — helping men accused of rape.

Tottenham’s European odyssey comes to an end at Wembley

Mauricio Pochettino sees Dele Alli sent off as Gent secure a famous draw to reach last-16

David Hytner at Wembley

 Tottenham Hotspur 2 Gent 2 (Gent win 3-2 on aggregate)

Leicester City sack manager Claudio Ranieri

Italian relieved of duties after leading Foxes to improbable league title last season

Daniel Taylor

Model sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid lead supermodel squad at Fendi during Milan Fashion Week

Model sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid stormed the runway at Fendi’s Milan Fashion Week show on Thursday.

Wayne Rooney ‘grateful’ for interest from other clubs but confirms he’s staying at Manchester United

Simon Peach

Wayne Rooney has announced he is staying at Manchester United.

Gwyneth Paltrow releases new book to promote clean eating and ‘clean sleeping’

Jenna Clarke
From the woman who introduced the world to vagina steaming and conscious uncoupling, Gwyneth Paltrow and the gang from goop are back with a new book that reads like The Bell Jar with make-up tutorials.

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