Chaka Khan apologizes for shading Mariah Carey, Adele and more
07 March 2023 | 3:12 pm
Chaka Khan has apologized for blasting Rolling Stones's recent list of the 200 Greatest Singers of All Time. Khan, who ranked 29th on the list, shaded several artists who ranked higher than her, including Mariah Carey and Adele.
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The most senior cleric in the Church of England apologized for having compared the impact of climate change to the Holocaust. Justin Welby had said politicians' inaction over climate change was akin to genocide.
4 Nov 2021
'An Audience With Adele' - a TV special filmed at the London Palladium - is set to air on ITV.
14 Jan 2022
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has acknowledged he attended a party at Downing Street during the coronavirus lockdown in May 2020. He claimed he was not aware of the nature of the gathering before arriving, but the opposition wants him to step down.
17 Jan 2022
Boris Johnson has apologized for attending an event in the back garden of 10 Downing Street on May 20, 2020, at which point Britons were prohibited from gathering due to strict coronavirus restrictions. At the start of the weekly session of Prime Minister's Questions, Johnson said he did attend the gathering for 25 minutes before going inside to work. He said he believed the gathering to be a work event, but with hindsight conceded he should have sent attendees back inside.
13 Apr 2022
Anne Spiegel went to France for four weeks as the state for which she was deputy governor, Rhineland-Palatinate, was reeling from heavy floods. Almost 200 people died in last year's environmental disaster.
19 Apr 2022
The last surviving alleged attacker, Salah A., said he hoped his apology would help the relatives of those killed. One hundred and thirty people were killed in the atrocities claimed by the "Islamic State" armed group.
26 Apr 2022
The British prime minister insisted he did not knowingly breach pandemic lockdown rules. He is the first modern UK leader to receive a fine for breaking the law.
14 May 2022
Lufthansa apologized for excluding a group of Jewish passengers after a few were not observing COVID protocols. The group consisted of the visibly Jewish Orthodox, who accused the airline of collective punishment.
5 Jun 2022
European football's ruling body has said events were "distressing" and that no fan "should be put in that situation." Meanwhile, French President Emmanuel Macron said those who missed out should be reimbursed.
12 Jul 2022
On the 27th anniversary of the atrocity that killed 8,000 Muslim men and boys, the Netherlands apologized to the relatives of victims and survivors for Dutch peacekeepers' failure to prevent the slaughter.
1 Dec 2022
In an interview with Big Boy, 50 Cent apologized to Megan Thee Stallion for making fun of her 2020 shooting incident with Tory Lanez. In 2020, 50 Cent shared memes on social media which showed Stallion and Lanez as characters in Boyz in the Hood and the Austin Powers franchise.
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House Republicans will try to advance four party-line funding bills this week, though they would not avert a looming government shutdown.
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Metal theft by criminal gangs in Germany is alarming the public and businesses. The disruptions they cause are increasingly felt in everyday life. These will worsen as copper prices rise.
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Officials deny it but a DW investigation has found that the rubble from Tukey's devastating February earthquake contains life-threatening amounts of asbestos. The southern city of Hatay now faces a new health crisis.
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The German and US defense ministers have said they see no immediate need to leave Niger, following France's decision to withdraw troops. Niamey's junta has been more focused on the former colonial power's presence.
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Limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius is still possible thanks to a surge in clean energy, the International Energy Agency said, but almost all countries have to accelerate their efforts.
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A legend in the world of sailing speaks to FRANCE 24 about her love of the sport and the incredibly tough moments it brings. Kirsten Neuschafer was the overall winner of the 2022 Golden Globe race, beating all of her male competitors in the process. The race entailed almost eight months on her own at sea, without electronic navigation equipment, travelling 30,000 nautical miles around the planet. She spoke to us for Perspective.