Just like his mother before him, King Charles II is not only head of state of the United Kingdom, but also of 14 Commonwealth countries. For years however, rumours have been circulating that after Queen Elizabeth II passed away, several of those nations would announce their decision to become a republic. So is it true? Our international affairs editor and royal watcher Philip Turle investigates in this edition of Coronation Countdown.
Rapper Rick Ross has become embroiled in a dispute with a neighbour after his pet buffaloes escaped from their paddock at his estate in Georgia and started roaming around the neighbourhood.
From the end of "Succession" to an impossibly starry eco drama with Meryl Streep called "Extrapolations", television series critic Dheepthika Laurent speaks to Eve Jackson about the month's top TV shows.
Security forces raided the homes and offices of former employees of the rights organization Memorial. The wave of searches is part of a sweeping crackdown against dissent in Russia.
To mark French Language and La Francophonie Week, we head across the Atlantic to New Orleans in Louisiana. Located on the banks of the Mississippi, it's the most French of American cities. Some want to preserve New Orleans' rich colonial heritage.
Snoop Dogg is launching his very own premium coffee brand called INDOxyz. The coffee brand will use beans sourced from Indonesia’s Gayo Region. The region is renowned for producing a high-quality Arabica grown in the mountain basin surrounding Lake Tawar.
Chinese cryptocurrency entrepreneur Justin Sun was charged with fraud. Several celebrities including Lindsay Lohan and Akon were accused of illegally promoting the currency.
Once important seats of Christian worship, and now treasures of the country's heritage, French abbeys often have surprising histories. That’s the case of Fontevraud abbey, in the former duchy of Anjou. Run by a woman during its heyday, the abbey was turned into a prison after the French Revolution.
Prince William has written a letter to support Alpha United Juniors, in which he slammed the "abhorrent" racist abuse aimed at their young footballers.
Tekashi 6ix9ine has been hospitalized after being attacked by a group of men in a South Florida gym. The Brooklyn native was attacked by three men in the bathroom of an LA Fitness after being forcefully removed from the sauna.
In March 2020, Paris emptied as the first Covid-19 lockdown was announced. City dwellers fled and sought refuge in the countryside. Three years later, what has become of those Parisians who embarked on a new way of life? And how has the arrival of these "neo-rurals" affected the local landscape? Our team went looking for the answers in the Perche regional park in north-western France, an area where many Parisians have settled.
Michelle Yeoh battles her way through a multiverse, Angela Bassett leads a grieving nation at war, and Cate Blanchett deviously manipulates members of a world-class orchestra.