British people http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22990/all en Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/reuters-people-news-summary <p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Putin gives tax exile Depardieu <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/russia">Russian</a> citizenship</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Autograph British people Cinema of the United States Conviction D-A-S-H Entertainment Family Relation Film Human Interest Kardashian family Kim Kardashian Mick Jagger Movie Release Person Attributes Person Career Person Party Person Relation President Quotation Rees-Mogg Reuters Social Issues Sylvester Stallone Technology The Expendables Thomson Reuters Thu, 03 Jan 2013 12:59:12 +0000 5730965 at http://www.globalpost.com Rushdie, Amis targeted in critical maulings of 2012 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/rushdie-amis-targeted-critical-maulings-2012 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>By Mike Collett-White</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Their status as literary<br /> heavyweights could not save them from the savage sarcasm of the<br /> critics.</p> <p>Novelists Martin Amis and Salman Rushdie and former poet<br /> laureate Andrew Motion were all up for critical mauling of the<br /> year in a shortlist published on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/rushdie-amis-targeted-critical-maulings-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people Entertainment Islam Knights Bachelor Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 15:45:29 +0000 5731642 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-"Lincoln" leads BAFTA film nominations with 10 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-2-lincoln-leads-bafta-film-nominations-10 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* "Lincoln" leads field with 10 BAFTA film nominations</p> <p>* "Les Miserables", "Life of Pi" close behind</p> <p>* James Bond movie garners eight, but not best film</p> <p>* Britain's top film honours announced on Feb. 10 (Adds more details, context, quotes)</p> <p>By Mike Collett-White</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-2-lincoln-leads-bafta-film-nominations-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people English people Entertainment Human Interest Joe Wright Social Issues Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 08:30:27 +0000 5732006 at http://www.globalpost.com Brash Brit Ricky Gervais turns sweeter in new comedy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/brash-brit-ricky-gervais-turns-sweeter-new-comedy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Lisa Richwine</p> <p>PASADENA, Calif., Jan 9 (Reuters) - Ricky Gervais, the brash Briton who built a career on biting satire, is showing off his sweeter side.</p> <p>Gervais stars in "Derek," a comedy he wrote about a man who works in a retirement home filled with many characters in their 80s and 90s.</p> <p>The creator of "The Office" mockumentary said the new program featured flawed characters like the ones that were hallmarks of his earlier works, but was "sweeter."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/brash-brit-ricky-gervais-turns-sweeter-new-comedy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people English people Entertainment Human Interest Ricky Gervais Television Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 02:00:19 +0000 5732448 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>"Lincoln" leads BAFTA film nominations with 10</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people Entertainment Human Interest Religion Social Issues Television The Office Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 05:15:15 +0000 5732483 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>"Lincoln" leads BAFTA film nominations with 10</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people Cinema of the United States Entertainment Film Human Interest Religion Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 15:01:20 +0000 5732656 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Bond foiled again in best picture Oscar mission http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-1-bond-foiled-again-best-picture-oscar-mission <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Five nominations for Skyfall, highest tally for 007</p> <p>* Judi Dench: "A great pity" no best picture</p> <p>* UK hopes now pinned on Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln (Adds Dench quotes, paragraphs 7-8)</p> <p>By Mike Collett-White</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - The latest James Bond movie "Skyfall" won five Oscar nominations on Thursday, the highest tally for a 007 picture, but the major categories including best picture once again eluded the franchise that has just celebrated its 50th anniversary.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-1-bond-foiled-again-best-picture-oscar-mission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people Entertainment Film Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 20:00:15 +0000 5732820 at http://www.globalpost.com BRIT Awards hand posthumous nomination to Winehouse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/brit-awards-hand-posthumous-nomination-winehouse <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Emeli Sande, two other acts lead way at BRIT Awards</p> <p>* Amy Winehouse gets first posthumous BRIT nomination</p> <p>* Rolling Stones shortlisted for first time since 1996</p> <p>By Mike Collett-White</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Scottish singer Emeli Sande joined folk act Mumford and Sons and indie rockers Alt-J with three BRIT Award nominations apiece on Thursday, but the biggest surprise was a posthumous nod for Amy Winehouse 18 months after she died.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/brit-awards-hand-posthumous-nomination-winehouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people English people English singers Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 21:16:24 +0000 5732864 at http://www.globalpost.com FACTBOX-Main nominations for BRIT music awards http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/factbox-main-nominations-brit-music-awards <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 10 (Reuters) - Nominations for the BRIT Awards, Britain's top pop music honours, were announced on Thursday.</p> <p>Following is a list of the main categories:</p> <p>British Breakthrough Act:</p> <p>- Alt-J; Ben Howard; Jake Bugg; Jessie Ware; Rita Ora</p> <p>British Female Solo Artist:</p> <p>- Amy Winehouse; Bat for Lashes; Emeli Sande; Jessie Ware; Paloma Faith</p> <p>British Group:</p> <p>- Alt-J; Mumford &amp; Sons; Muse; One Direction; The xx</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/factbox-main-nominations-brit-music-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people Emeli Sandé English singers Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 21:30:24 +0000 5732872 at http://www.globalpost.com UK's Savile abused hundreds over six decades -report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/uks-savile-abused-hundreds-over-six-decades-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - The late British TV presenter Jimmy Savile physically abused hundreds of people over six decades, according to a police-led report on Friday which said he carried out attacks at the BBC and at hospitals where he did voluntary work.</p> <p>Of his victims, 73 percent were under 18 and 82 percent were female. The oldest was 47 and the youngest just 8.</p> <p>"Savile's offending footprint was vast, predatory and opportunistic," Commander Peter Spindler told reporters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/uks-savile-abused-hundreds-over-six-decades-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people Human Interest Jimmy Savile Jimmy Savile Knights Bachelor Social Issues Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 10:45:14 +0000 5733057 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/reuters-people-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>UK's Savile abused hundreds over six decades: report</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - The late British TV presenter Jimmy Savile physically abused hundreds of people over six decades, according to a police-led report on Friday which said he carried out attacks at the BBC and at hospitals where he did voluntary work. Of his victims, 73 percent were under 18 and 82 percent were female. The oldest was 47 and the youngest just 8.</p> British people Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 13:15:15 +0000 5733125 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Prolific sex abuser Savile "groomed a nation"-UK police http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-2-prolific-sex-abuser-savile-groomed-nation-uk-police <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Late BBC star suspected of 214 crimes including rape</p> <p>* Savile given knighthood by Queen Elizabeth and Pope</p> <p>* Abuse started in 1955 and continued until 2009</p> <p>* Police looking into "informal network" of abusers (Recasts, adds details, quotes throughout)</p> <p>By Michael Holden</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-2-prolific-sex-abuser-savile-groomed-nation-uk-police" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people Entertainment Human Interest Jimmy Savile Jimmy Savile Knights Bachelor Social Issues Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:00:28 +0000 5733062 at http://www.globalpost.com Will.i.am on top as Bowie returns to UK charts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/william-top-bowie-returns-uk-charts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - U.S. producer will.i.am's collaboration with Britney Spears topped the British pop charts on Sunday as David Bowie notched up his first top 10 single in two decades with his surprise new release.</p> <p>Launched without warning on Bowie's 66th birthday, the single "Where Are We Now?" caused widespread media interest, and charted in sixth place despite only having been available for five days.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/william-top-bowie-returns-uk-charts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people Emeli Sandé Entertainment Human Interest Music Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 19:15:23 +0000 5733892 at http://www.globalpost.com William and Kate's British royal baby due in July http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/william-and-kates-british-royal-baby-due-july <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - The baby of Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate is expected in July, the prince's office said on Monday.</p> <p>The pregnancy of the Duchess of Cambridge, 31, was revealed in December when she was admitted to hospital for three days, suffering from severe morning sickness.</p> <p>"Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in July," the prince's office said in a statement, which also refutes speculation that Kate could be carrying twins.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/william-and-kates-british-royal-baby-due-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people House of Windsor Kate Middleton Royalty Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 11:45:32 +0000 5734090 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>''Argo'' scores sweet Golden Globe victory with two top awards</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people English people Entertainment Human Interest Music Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:15:31 +0000 5734127 at http://www.globalpost.com