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Ireland's self-effacing 'analogue' award magnet

Self-effacing Irish actor Cillian Murphy is having to get used to red carpet glitz and acceptance speeches.

The 47-year-old Cork native won his first Oscar on March 11 on his first nomination for his leading role in Christopher Nolan's "Oppenheimer," capping a glittering awards season that saw him snare a Golden Globe, a BAFTA and other prizes.

"Are you ready to push the nuclear button?"; "Yes"

As reported by the Huffington Post, Liz Truss, at the meeting in Birmingham where she was speaking, was asked by the host if she would give the order "to release the nuclear weapons" from the Trident program and, if necessary, to press the nuclear button.
Answering the question, Liz Truss said that she is ready to do it.