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practices, the golden globes will still be the opening ceremony of the awards season and they could still give some indication as to who is in pole position for those coveted academy awards. sophie long, bbc news, hollywood. the actorjohnny briggs, who played mike baldwin in coronation street for 30 years, has died at the age of 85. he became famous as the charming but ruthless factory boss with a string of failed relationships. david sillito looks back at his career. i'm in charge of all the layabouts, i'm in charge of all the layabouts, i own the place. mr i'm in charge of all the layabouts, i own the place.— i'm in charge of all the layabouts, l i own the place._ that's i own the place. mr baldwin? that's riaht, i own the place. mr baldwin? that's right. jack- — i own the place. mr baldwin? that's right. jack- the _ i own the place. mr baldwin? that's right, jack. the arrival _ i own the place. mr baldwin? that's right, jack. the arrival of _ i own the place. mr baldwin? that's right, jack. the arrival of a - right, jack. the arrival of a weatherfield _ right, jack. the arrival of a weatherfield outsider, - right, jack. the arrival of a i weatherfield outsider, factory right, jack. the arrival of a - weatherfield outsider, factory owner and ladies man mike baldwin, played byjohnny briggs. before coronation street, he had had many roles on stage and screen, from a brief
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appearance in the lavender hill mob to z cars, but it was mike baldwin that made him famous. to 2 cars, but it was mike baldwin that made him famous.— to 2 cars, but it was mike baldwin that made him famous. what's your name? a that made him famous. what's your game? a career— that made him famous. what's your game? a career that _ that made him famous. what's your game? a career that went - that made him famous. what's your game? a career that went from - that made him famous. what's your. game? a career that went from stage school in london _ game? a career that went from stage school in london to _ game? a career that went from stage school in london to the _ game? a career that went from stage school in london to the roguish - school in london to the roguish factory boss. school in london to the roguish factory hose— school in london to the roguish factory basa— school in london to the roguish factory hose— school in london to the roguish factory boss. some to rail against and hate, which _ factory boss. some to rail against and hate, which was _ factory boss. some to rail against and hate, which was what - factory boss. some to rail against and hate, which was what was - factory boss. some to rail against i and hate, which was what was going on with the country with a terrible state of strikes and all the rest, but you still managed to like him and he was part of that community. his most famous moment, the confrontation with his arch enemy ken barlow as they fought for the affections of deirdre barlow. it’s affections of deirdre barlow. it's ken, he affections of deirdre barlow. it�*s ken, he knows, i've told him everything. ken, he knows, i've told him everything-— ken, he knows, i've told him - everything.- manchester everything. shut up! manchester united even _ everything. shut up! manchester united even announced - everything. shut up! manchester united even announced the - everything. shut up! manchester- united even announced the outcome, ken i—o mike during a match. get united even announced the outcome, ken 1-0 mike during a match. get out of my house! — ken 1-0 mike during a match. get out of my house! go _ ken 1-0 mike during a match. get out
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of my house! go on! _ ken 1-0 mike during a match. get out of my house! go on! there _ ken 1-0 mike during a match. get out of my house! go on! there was - ken 1-0 mike during a match. get out| of my house! go on! there was always a mix of charm — of my house! go on! there was always a mix of charm and _ of my house! go on! there was always a mix of charm and menace, _ of my house! go on! there was always a mix of charm and menace, and - of my house! go on! there was always a mix of charm and menace, and his i a mix of charm and menace, and his final scene on the street was in the arms of his archenemy, ken barlow played by william roache, who today paid tribute. johnny briggs, he said, was a strong character who would be greatly missed. the actorjohnny briggs, who's died at the age of 85. now it's time for a look at the weather with stav danaos parts of scotland and northern ireland have had lots of cloud this weekend, but others have had plenty of sunshine. genocide in the morning. forthis of sunshine. genocide in the morning. for this upcoming week, we have the high pressure with us and a little bit of sunshine, some areas of cloud and sunshine, could be stubborn overnight. our area of high pressure is still with us to and sunday. overnight we start to see this low cloud and fog rolling in as
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much of central and east england, and some fog across the central bud, part of northern ireland as welcome awake skies are clear we are likely to see a frost. generally above freezing but we hold onto the deck is cloud, the fog could be quite a grey and miserable start across seven areas for monday morning. any fog should run away, we will see some more sunshine, bright across scotland and northern ireland on monday and some of that fog and low cloud could be stubborn to click through so it will feel chilly. good evening. our headlines. the chancellor plans a £5—billion grant scheme in england to support high street businesses hard hit by covid—i9. six cases of a coronavirus �*variant of concern' that was first detected in brazil have been identified in the uk. more than 20 million people in the uk have now received a first
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dose of the coronavirus vaccine. free rapid covid tests to be offered to families in england as children go back to school. violence at anti—coup protests in myanmar — the un human rights office says security forces have shot dead at least 18 people. the coronation street actorjohnny briggs, who played mike baldwin in the itv soap, has died at the age of 85. it is now time for sports day. now on bbc news, it's time for sportsday. hello and welcome to saturday sportsday — i'm jane dougall. tuchel�*s record is intact, but an exasperating match for him and solsjaer at stamford bridge with both sides feeling they've dropped points. the first silverware of the season goes to stjohnstone.
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celebrations in perthshire as the club lifts the league cup for the first time ever. and winter olympian gus kenworthy speaks about the photo that went viral and his fears of coming out. hello and welcome to sportsday. we start with a frustrating game for both chelsea and manchester united. neither could break the deadlock at stamford bridge, with the match finishing goaless. there was a moment of controversy though when the referee ruled that manchester united should not be given a penalty after a handball by callum hudson odoi. adam wild reports. still in the running also—ran. manchester united and chelsea a
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chance to see this type race having 11 -- chance to see this type race having 11 —— still having legs. chelsea ii —— still having legs. chelsea were all fingers and thumbs, this marcus rashford free kick went for the arms, and appealed for the tangible or not. and who's hand. the referee said no penalty, the finger—pointing continued. it was at chelsea, though, with the better of the few chances that came along. olivier giraud could not quite get there, and then at the start of the second half, and keeping and defending, it kept the blues at bay. efforts for the most part were scarce for both sides, even those of target were greeted with a moment's delight. the match was running out of steam, long before the end. united will hope that that does not sign up some up there title challenge. that gap at the top though is looking hard to close. four other fixtures in the premier league including a 4—0 win for tottenham over burnley, gareth bale making his manager sit up and take notice, with two goals for spurs. their north london rivals arsenal
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also took three points from their match against leicester, stopping them from going second in the league. andy swiss reports. for leicester, day which promised much and delivered only disappointment. they knew if they beat arsenal, they would move up to second and when the retailer men was ushered through after only five minutes, the signs seems encouraging. the arsenal comeback was soon under way. first, louise said them level where leicester gave them a helping hand. well threads conceded a penalty which was dispatched by lack of that. after the break, left the's woes continued. harry barnesjoined the break, left the's woes continued. harry barnes joined the lengthening —— lengthening injury list, with nicola pepe in a so far erratic season for them, with confidence boosting is a when. it was a decent day as well for tottenham, especially for gareth bale, a mere 68 seconds was all he
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needed against burnley. a flying start which soon got even better. the ball found its way to harry kane with predictable results. fin the ball found its way to harry kane with predictable results.— with predictable results. on his riaht with predictable results. on his right foot! _ with predictable results. on his right foot! soon _ with predictable results. on his right foot! soon after _ with predictable results. on his right foot! soon after that, - with predictable results. on his right foot! soon after that, the | right foot! soon after that, the match was _ right foot! soon after that, the match was effectively - right foot! soon after that, the match was effectively over - right foot! soon after that, the match was effectively over as i right foot! soon after that, the - match was effectively over as lupus maura made it 3—0 at the break. it was bale's performance that really caught the eye, rounding things off with that old swagger, display and a victory that spurs fans have been waiting for. josh maja had the best chance of the game at selhurst park where crystal palace and fulham played out a goalless draw. the point means fulham are still three from safety, while palace stay in 13th place. sheffield united kick off against liverpool later. some sad news to bring you now, the former west ham and newcastle manager, glenn roeder has died at the age of 65 after a long battle with a brain tumour. at the age of 65 after a long battle the league managers association said it was deeply saddened by the news. roeder had a successful playing career and went on to manage gillingham, watford, west ham,
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norwich and newcastle. he was also a coach in the england set—up when glenn hoddle was manager. former newcastle captain alan shearer tweeted: "so sad. a fantastic man. rest in peace glenn." that is glenn roeder who has died at the age of 65. elsewhere in football... norwich city are seven points clear at the top of the championship after beating wycombe 2—0. top scorer teemu pukki and adam idah with the goals at adams park. in the women's super league, manchester city are now two points behind chelsea at the top of the league after a 4—0 win over birmingham. sam mewis getting two of the goals. and jill scott, who is on loan from city at everton, got the winner for her new club in their 3—2 victory over tottenham. the first football silverware
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of the seaon has been won by stjohnstone who've lifted the scottish league cup after a 1—0 victory over livingston. in front of empty stands at hampden, the only goal of the game came from sean rooney, the hero for his side. it's the first time the perthshire club have won the competition in their history. chris mclaughlin was watching. a few flames, but no fans. covid—i9 cup finals are becoming worryingly familiar, but thankfully, still a little weird. this was the battle of the small clubs, no celtic or rangers insight, but livingston came closest early on. at the other end, just after the half—hour, the only goal of game, sean rooney, getting on the end of the corner. the goalkeeper and the post both had a nibble at keeping it out, the bull was having none of it. it could have been to come at this time crawley stood firm. but seven years after lifting the scottish cup again threw
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he make a guest on again, it their day. check callum davidson, former captain, coach and now manager, leading the celebrations. a classic cup final it was not, such way to care. they left the league cup for the first time in history. and in terms of sales like today, today's victory means that they are the second most successful club in scotland in the past ten years. a few salt heads that a few sore heads tomorrow i'm sure! to cricket — and england women played their third one—dayer against new zealand in dunedin behind closed doors, after a snap lockdown in the country. but it was the homeside who restored some pride with a seven—wicket victory. england had already won the series — and tammy beaumont top—scored with 88, as they made 220. however, amelia kerr took four wickets, before new zealand reached their victory target with more than three overs to spare. but, with the delayed cricket world cup next year, this was good preparation for england.
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i love that we were tested today. obviously, disappointed that we lost, we want to keep winning, but i think we will probably get more from this game than with the first tattoo, which is a real positive with what we have got to come next year. we have a bit of time to build into that i'd be in a good place for it, so, yeah, iam disappointed into that i'd be in a good place for it, so, yeah, i am disappointed that the loss, but on the other side, it is great to get a bit of learning and know exactly what we need to do to get better. let's take a look at some of the other sports news stories making the headlines... premiership strugglers bath staged a remarkable comeback to beat northampton saints 23—22. bath clawed back a nine point deficit in the second half, with zach mercer's converted try eventually proving the difference. john higgins needsjust four more frames this evening to win the players championship against ronnie o'sullivan in milton keynes. higgins leads 6—2 after the afternoon session, with this break of 142 the highlight.
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britain's elfyn evans has slipped to fourth in the world rally championship after he could only finish fifth at arctic rally finland. the race was won by oit tanak. freestyle skier gus kenworthy is an openly gay winter olympian, but says he was "too scared" to come out before the sochi games because he feared reprocussions after russia introduced new anti—gay legislation. he came out the following year, but then received death—threats at the 2018 olympics. the skier was pictured kissing his boyfriend in pyeongchang and it became one of the most iconic moments of the games. kenworthy has represented the usa at the last two olympics but will compete for great britain at the beijing 2022 games. he's been speaking to bbc sport's nick hope as part of lgbt plus history month. ican i can remember semi times on ski trips with overnights that i would
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make sure i was the last person in the room to fall asleep because i was really scared that i was out myself, essentially, and because i talk to my sleep, i guess i worried that no one is going to speak to me again. but i would be picked on and i'm never going to go skiing. you are battling _ i'm never going to go skiing. you are battling all— i'm never going to go skiing. you are battling all those emotions and then going into your first olympics such as 2014, russia brought in new anti—gay legislation. there protests but how are you feeling going into those games mike i was in a weird headspace. those games mike i was in a weird headsace. those games mike i was in a weird headspace— those games mike i was in a weird headsace. ., , ., ., headspace. there was going into the lions den because _ headspace. there was going into the lions den because this _ headspace. there was going into the lions den because this is _ headspace. there was going into the lions den because this is a _ headspace. there was going into the lions den because this is a country i lions den because this is a country with an atmosphere that completed does not support me.— does not support me. coming in backwards _ does not support me. coming in backwards with _ does not support me. coming in backwards with a _ does not support me. coming in backwards with a strip _ does not support me. coming in backwards with a strip of - does not support me. coming in backwards with a strip of 14. - does not support me. coming in| backwards with a strip of 14. oh! does not support me. coming in i backwards with a strip of 14. oh! i had sort of _ backwards with a strip of 14. oh! i had sort of secret _ backwards with a strip of 14. oh! i had sort of secret plans _ backwards with a strip of 14. oh! i had sort of secret plans to - backwards with a strip of 14. oil 1 had sort of secret plans to come backwards with a strip of 14. oii i had sort of secret plans to come out in russia as like a protest and didn't do it, were too scared, wasn't ready, but it ate away at me. i was really struggling. i considered killing myself. ifelt so
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heavy. about a year later, ijust got to the point where i thought i could not go on. when i came out, i actually felt this huge weight off my shoulders. actually felt this huge weight off my shoulders-— actually felt this huge weight off m shoulders. ., , , my shoulders. people were genuinely so suoportive — my shoulders. people were genuinely so suoportive of _ my shoulders. people were genuinely so supportive of you. _ my shoulders. people were genuinely so supportive of you. there _ my shoulders. people were genuinely so supportive of you. there were - so supportive of you. there were those who were not. in so supportive of you. there were those who were not. in pyongyang, bein: out, those who were not. in pyongyang, being out. we _ those who were not. in pyongyang, being out, we were _ those who were not. in pyongyang, being out, we were both _ those who were not. in pyongyang, being out, we were both receiving l being out, we were both receiving death threats from people saying that they hoped i break my legs, watching me get hurt, really crazy and dark things that i do not think any other athlete has to deal with. the competition did not go according to plan, but you arguably made an even greater impact in other ways. i even greater impact in other ways. i shared a kiss with my boyfriend and didn't even know that it was being televised. i think if i had seen as a kid, it would have made me see that it was ok and that there was a sort future for me. there was not even the intention. it was this because i didn't even think about, but i did think that the
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