BAFTA TV Awards Honor 'Peaky Blinders,' 'This Country,' 'Handmaid's Tale'


Sean Bean won Best Drama Actor for playing a troubled priest toiling in Liverpool in the fictional series "Broken" while Brian. "I don't want to ignore the elephant in the room but on such an occasion I think it would be crass to discuss my fee", she said. 'I just felt like the luckiest person in the world to get to play a character who was so colourful, vivid, fearless and strong, ' she said.

The show was also a big victor at the BAFTA TV Craft Awards and Philippa Lowthorpe picked up in the Director: Fiction category, Uni Ni Dhonghaile in the Editing: Fiction category and Nicole Taylor, the Writer: Drama category.

Love Island was awarded the reality & constructed factual award, and mini series went to Three Girls.

Erdogan - Abbas phone chat over U.S. embassy relocation and violence
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on May 14 condemned the " humanitarian tragedy " in Gaza , describing Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters as "genocide".

There was also room for a joke about Harvey Weinstein and his alleged sexual assaults.

'Jodie was the ideal choice because if there is one thing this year has taught us; if anyone has experience of fighting off grotesque monsters it's an actress'.

In comedy, This Country took the big win, while performance nods went to Daisy May Cooper for This Country and Toby Jones for The Detectorists.

Oil Slips as OPEC Seen Able to Offset Iran Losses From Sanctions
Brent crude futures rose 27 cents to $77.48 a barrel Thursday, having gained 3.5% so far this week, Reuters reported. It was the busiest day in USA front-month contracts since August, and for Brent the busiest in nearly a month.

Netflix was one of the winners at this year's BAFTAs but it failed to pick up the Best Drama category. Casualty took the award for soap or continuing drama.

The BAFTA for Entertainment Programme was awarded to Britain's Got Talent for the second time and Murder in Successville, with BAFTA Breakthrough Brit Tom Davis as one of its nominees, received the award for Comedy Entertainment Programme. Toby Jones was a popular victor in the male performance in a comedy programme category for his performance in Mackenzie Crooks' The Detectorists.

Former footballer Rio Ferdinand's programme Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum And Dad, about the loss of his wife Rebecca to cancer, won the single documentary Bafta.

Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini named new Italy manager
Luigi di Biagio, the coach of Italy's Under-21 side, has been in caretaker charge of the national team. Italy then play France in Nice on June 1 and the Netherlands in Turin on June 4.