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2014-06-09 08:21:48

British luxury automotive brand further elevates its presence in L.A.'s entertainment industry MAHWAH, N.J., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jaguar, the renowned British luxury automotive brand, announced today an exclusive year-long partnership with the prestigious British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA LA) as its official presenting sponsor and exclusive automotive partner. In this role, Jaguar will support several key initiatives in 2014 and 2015, including a return as...

2014-02-05 16:24:39

Series kicks off Thursday, February 13, 2014 with Benedict Cumberbatch At The Standard High Line NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts New York, (www.bafta.org/newyork/) announced "In Conversation," a new exclusive interview series that explores the career achievements and recollections of an array of British actors, directors, screenwriters, and practitioners in all areas of film and television. "In Conversation" is in...

2014-01-16 04:21:22

CEOs of Connecthings, Etisalat, Ford, GE healthymagination and SingTel also Newly Confirmed to Participate in Keynote Programme in Barcelona BARCELONA, Spain, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced several new speakers in the keynote programme at the upcoming 2014 GSMA Mobile World Congress, including the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg. The GSMA outlined other new developments for Mobile World Congress, including keynote speakers in the mPowered...

2011-06-28 11:00:00

HERNDON, Va., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Audi is honored to announce its partnership with the 'BAFTA Brits to Watch' event, taking place Saturday July 9, 2011 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles. BAFTA's President, HRH The Duke of Cambridge and HRH The Duchess of Cambridge will attend the event as part of their visit to California, helping recognize the incredible British talent currently emerging in the worlds of film, television and gaming. 'BAFTA Brits to Watch' in partnership...

2011-02-15 04:59:00

LONDON, February 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Asprey hosted the official BAFTA, Nominees' Party for the third consecutive year this weekend. The prestigious Cocktail Party, held in the luxurious surroundings of Asprey's New Bond Street Flagship Store, celebrated the film nominations and Asprey's continued partnership with BAFTA. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/asprey/47600/ The store, occupied by Asprey since 1847...

2009-08-18 20:19:47

The surviving members the iconic British comedy troupe Monty Python are to be presented with a special BAFTA honor this fall, the BBC reported. John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin are scheduled to attend an Oct. 15 question and answer session in New York, marking their 40th anniversary. Python member Graham Chapman died in 1989. The comedians and writers are being recognized for their contributions to film and television, BAFTA said. We're absolutely delighted...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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