• A thoroughly British affair as Carey Mulligan and Colin Firth triumph at Baftas

    List of Bafta winners.  With her newly dyed blonde crop and a floor length red carpet gown, Carey Mulligan looked every inch a Hollywood star as she arrived for the prestigious BAFTA awards ceremony on Sunday evening. And her status as the film world's hottest new talent was further cemented when the British 24-year-old beat off competition from Meryl Streep and Audrey Tautou to win this year's best actress award. London-born Carey was honoured on her home turf for her role in An Education, in which she stars as a 1960s schoolgirl seduced by an older man. Presented with her trophy by

  • Angelina Jolie pictured with her father Jon Voight as pair step out on family excursion

    Italy's most famous new residents, the Jolie-Pitt family have been spotted enjoying the sights – and sweet treats – of Venice since Brad and Angelina relocated their brood there earlier this month. And on Sunday the clan were snapped taking a trip down the city's Grand Canal – albeit with an extra person on board. After years of estrangement, Angelina's father, actor Jon Voight, was pictured in the company of his daughter as the family headed out for the excursion, suggesting the pair have now reconciled. It is the first time that the Hollywood beauty and her dad have been photographed

  • Cheryl Cole's future plans and Simon Cowell's mum on marriage only in HELLO!

    As Cheryl Cole comes to terms with the latest blow to her marriage, she has a number of friends to turn to, not least her Girls Aloud band mates and mother Joan. And as HELLO! reports, the beautiful brunette is also being supported by music executive and fellow X Factor judge Simon Cowell. In this week's issue – number 1112 – there is a special report on what is next for Cheryl, who will soon return from LA, and how Simon has become a tower of strength to the singer. Also in the magazine, there is an exclusive chat with the

  • Big winners on the night at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards

    Best film - The Hurt Locker Best actress - Carey Mulligan, An Education Best actor - Colin Firth, A Single Man Best director - Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker Best supporting actress - Mo'Nique, Precious Best supporting actor - Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds Rising star award - Kristen Stewart Outstanding British film - Fish Tank Animated film - Up Original screenplay award - Mark Boal, The Hurt Locker Academy Fellowship - Vanessa