Some of the best images from the 88th Oscar ceremony make it into today’s selection of images from around the world, along with a Donald Trump pinata. Here are today’s pictures from around the world:
Leonardo DiCaprio ended years of disappointment while Spotlight was the surprise winner of best picture on an Oscars night dominated by the diversity controversy. Hollywood heartthrob DiCaprio beat Eddie Redmayne, Bryan Cranston, Matt Damon and Michael Fassbender to take home the best actor gong for his role in The Revenant at the 88th Academy Awards. The star was first nominated for an Oscar 23 years ago in a supporting role, and has since been nominated four more times for acting, including this year, but had never won until now.
Mark Rylance with the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, Brie Larson with the Academy Award for Best Actress, Leonardo DiCaprio with the Academy Award for Best Actor and Alicia Vikander with the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in the press room of the 88th Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles.
“Best Actress” winner Brie Larson arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday in Beverly Hills, California.
Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills in LA after the ceremony, where she lost to Brie Larson.
Emmanuel Lubezki, from left, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Alejandro G. Inarritu take a selfie on stage at the conclusion of the show at the Oscars. Inarritu won Best Director, bringing the Revenant’s total number of wins to three. The film also won Best Cinematography and Best Actor.
American student Otto Warmbier speaks during a press conference on Monday in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea announced late last month that it had arrested the 21-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate student. It said that after entering the country as a tourist he conducted an anti-state crime with “the tacit connivance of the U.S. government and under its manipulation.”
The special edition coloured Peter Rabbit coin, an addition to its Beatrix Potter range part of the celebrations that mark 150 years since the author’s birth.
Donald Trump pinatas hang from the ceiling among more traditional ones at El Paisano in Santa Fe, N.M. Businesses in Albuquerque and Santa Fe say pinatas of GOP presidential hopeful Trump have become a hot seller.