Screen Actors Guild awards is all about women

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES, Jan 21 : Women and their stories are likely to dominate the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards on Sunday in the second big Hollywood ceremony this year that aims to transform the sexual misconduct scandal sweeping the United States into a celebration of female empowerment. The annual show in Los […]

Female-driven ‘Handmaid’s Tale,’ ‘Big Little Lies’ leads Globes TV wins

By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES, Jan 8 : Dystopian saga “The Handmaid’s Tale” and drama “Big Little Lies” won the top television honors at Sunday’s Golden Globes awards, where stories about women led a ceremony dominated by the Time’s Up movement to fight workplace sexual harassment. “The Handmaid’s Tale,” from streaming platform Hulu and based […]

Oprah Winfrey claims lifetime Golden Globe, calls for ‘a new day’

By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES, Jan 8 : Oprah Winfrey became the first black woman to be awarded a Golden Globe for lifetime achievement on Sunday, delivering an impassioned speech in support of those who have exposed sexual misconduct in Hollywood and beyond. Actress, movie and television producer, and chief executive of her OWN cable […]

We’re all human: ‘Nudge’ theorist Thaler wins economics Nobel

By Niklas Pollard and Anna Ringstrom STOCKHOLM, Oct 9 : US academic Richard Thaler, who helped popularise the idea of “nudging” people towards doing what was best for them, won the 2017 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for his work on how human nature affects supposedly rational markets. Influential in the field of behavioural economics, […]