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Helen McCrory, British actress of ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Peaky Blinders’, dies at 52 | Culture

Actress Helen McCrory, during an awards show in 2016.Joel Ryan / AP Helen McCrory, the British actress who played the mother of the evil Draco Malfoy in the series Harry Potter and the aunt and matriarch of the Shelby brothers in the series Peaky Blinders, has died this Thursday at age 52 as a result […]

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‘Nomadland’ wins the four main awards of the Bafta, the awards of British cinema | Culture

The 74th edition of the Bafta Awards, which are awarded by the British Academy of Cinematographic and Television Arts, has had as winner Nomadland, with four awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Leading Actress and Best Cinematography. The drama, directed by Chloé Zhao, tells the story of a woman, played by Frances McDormand, who travels […]

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Germany to return Benin bronzes looted at the end of the 19th century by British soldiers to Nigeria | Culture

The Director of Museums and Special Collections at the University of Aberdeen, Neil Curtis, poses next to a bronze sculpture from Benin on March 17th.KALYAN VEERA / AFP The German government is preparing, in an unexpected and historic twist, to return to Nigeria the famous Benin bronzes, which were looted by English soldiers in the […]

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