Whistleblower Edward Snowden has told NBC News he is "comfortable" with his actions in revealing details of the US National Security Agency's surveillance programme.
However Snowden, who is now living in exile in Russia, admitted he does feel a "sense of loss" at not being able to return to the US.
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The BFI made the move in the wake of the sexual harassment allegations made against him by a large number of women in the film industry.
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Hollywood star Channing Tatum broke the news in a lengthy Facebook post as he paid tribute to Harvey Weinstein's accusers.