2019: the year in entertainment
27 December 2019 | 9:34 am
A look back at some of the stars and shows that lit up 2019.
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LeBron James has become the highest point scorer in NBA history. Here is how some of his fellow stars reacted to him making history. Some knew the record was about to fall as soon as they saw James’ pregame fit and headband. James’ NBA peers were some of the first to congratulate him on breaking the record.
The "Doomsday Glacier" could cause global sea levels to rise by more than half a meter if it melts. But scientists examining erosion say there is good news and bad news.
Serena Williams, Pharrell Williams, Lewis Hamilton, FKA Twigs and Ashley Graham were among the celebrities attending the Moncler Genius live show at London Fashion Week on Monday.
Two well-known Dutch musicians are set to face sex charges following allegations that shocked the Dutch entertainment world last year.
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.
Festive Ramadan nights prove to be a respite for many Tunisians, especially as the country faces economic challenges. The capital's old alleys features a mix of light displays, music, and dance - all with the goal of boosting commercial activity and showcasing the city's historic landmarks.
Shows such as "Squid Game" and "All Of Us Are Dead" helped pave the way for South Korean content on the global stage. But what makes them so enjoyable for international fans?
A French climber warns that the Himalayas are becoming dumping grounds of waste as videos show the mountains covered in filth. Finally, a beluga whale suspected of being a Russia spy pops up again in Swedish waters.
Drone footage of Istanbul's Olympic Ataturk Stadium on Wednesday showed preparations are well underway for the Champions League final on June 10. With 11 days to go until the match between Manchester City and Inter Milan, people were seen working in the stadium, Champions League signage had been applied to the stadium's gates and the hospitality tents were already setup.
First impressions last and in the dating world, you are up against the clock to try and impress. A survey by Avocado Green Mattress, conducted by OnePoll, asked 2,000 single Americans a host of dating related questions.
Russia's defence ministry has published a Telegram video allegedly showing its "successful destruction" of several Ukrainian tanks, including Leopard 2 battle tanks. But analysis of the video shows several holes in this argument, and the "tanks" share more similarities with agricultural machinery. Vedika Bahl explains in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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In an interview with FRANCE 24, Venezuela's opposition leader Maria Corina Machado said that Sunday's referendum in Venezuela over the status of the disputed region of Essequibo was "absolutely not" the success proclaimed by the Maduro regime. According to electoral authorities, 95 percent of voters approved of Venezuela's claim to the large swath of neighbouring Guyana, but turnout was around 50 percent.
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Against the backdrop of the Israel-Hamas war and one-off Islamist attacks closer to home, German authorities are confronting a "complex threat situation." Some observers warn against exaggerating the danger.
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Thailand's tourism bureau estimates nearly 1.5 million fewer visitors from China in 2023 than had originally been expected at the beginning of the year. Changing travel trends and economic problems in China are to blame.
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He's claiming that his remarks were "misinterpreted". The Emirati oil executive leading the COP28 climate conference in Dubai has come out fighting after widespread criticism of his suggestion that there was "no science" indicating that a phase-out of fossil fuels was needed to contain global warming.
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Students are among the victims of Nigeria's rampant inflation, as they face tuition fee hikes of over 300 percent. Also, the clock is ticking down towards DR Congo's general elections, in which President Felix Tshisekedi is running for a second term. Plus, Nairobi hosts international talks on the reduction of plastic pollution.
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The Director General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Professor Eghosa E. Osaghae, has called for a new framework for federalism in Nigeria, one that is more contextualised and adaptable to the country’s unique circumstances.
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