Britain triumphs at Oscars

BRITISH talent triumphed at the Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles overnight.

BRITISH talent triumphed at the Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles overnight.

Slumdog Millionaire - made in India with British money by director Danny Boyle - scooped eight Oscars including best picture and best director.

For Kate Winslet it was sixth time lucky as she won the best actress award for her role in The Reader - she had previously been nominated five times.

For full coverage of the Oscars ceremony, see tonight's Evening Star.

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