La La Land has already smashed the record for the most Golden Globes, winning seven prizes last month.
Best Leading Actress nominees are: Amy Adams ("Arrival"), Emily Blunt ("The Girl On The Train"), Emma Stone ("La La Land"), Meryl Streep ("Florence Foster Jenkins") and Natlie Portman ("Jackie").
The dreamy tribute to the heyday of Hollywood musicals also picked up gongs for cinematography and original music, in the ceremony at London's Royal Albert Hall.
The BAFTAs differ from their USA counterpart in having a separate category for best British film.
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However Mr Salovey said he hoped the university community would now "embrace Grace Hopper and get to know her better". A Daily News survey in August 2015 showed that 45% wanted to retain the Calhoun name, with 40% favoring a change.
"The most unvulnerable and poorest are treated by the government with a callous brutality that is disgraceful", he said. "If there's something you've got to say, then say it". "There is no time now to sit on the fence", he told AFP.
And in a popular pick among the audience in the Royal Albert Hall, Londoner Dev Patel, 26, won best supporting actor for his performance in "Lion", which charts the real-life story of an Indian boy adopted by an Australian couple.
"I especially like it in a profession that could be considered narcissistic".
"In a time that's so divisive, I think it's really special that we were all able to come together tonight, thanks to BAFTA, to celebrate the positive gift of creativity, and how it can transcend borders and how it can help people to feel a little less alone".
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The company attributed strong imports in January to brisk property investment and a rally in commodity prices. In US dollar terms, exports rose 7.9 per cent compared to the more than 6 per cent drop recorded in December.
Dev Patel, who was named best supporting actor for his role in "Lion", said he was already a victor before the ceremony.
"I'm just so happy he's the leading man now and that he's been given the platform to become a leading man, and he's taking it with a vengeance and I'm so happy for him". "I feel like a victor", he told AFP outside the Royal Albert Hall.
Stars that are confirmed to attend include: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Penelope Cruz, Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Meryl Streep, Viola Davis, J.K. Rowling, Andrew Garfield, Nicole Kidman, Daisy Ridley and Jamie Dornan.
Caster Semenya will have to wait for unexpected Olympic gold
The Russian athlete will lose all of her medals from July 2010 to August 2013, the period in which she took banned substances. The four year ban until 2019 is likely to have no effect on the 31-year-old Savinova, who has not competed since 2013.