Cate Blanchett wins Oscar for Best Actress

Cate Blanchett picks up the Best Actress Oscar for Blue Jasmine. Credit: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Cate Blanchett has won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Woody Allen's film Blue Jasmine.

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12 Years a Slave named Best Picture at the Oscars

British director Steve McQueen's film 12 Years a Slave has been named Best Picture at the Oscars. Other winners include Best Actor Matthew McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club and Best Actress Cate Blanchette for Blue Jasmine.