Daniel Day-Lewis announces retirement from acting
21 June 2017 | 7:13 am
Daniel Day-Lewis, the only man to win three Oscars for leading actor, has announced he is retiring from acting.
12 May 2020
How Nollywood actor, Bilal Nosser, was abducted
15 May 2020
Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about NASA's plans to make Tom Cruise the first actor to shoot a film in outer space.
23 May 2020
Papers in South Africa headline on massive lines for food aid, with lockdown measures making it difficult for some communities to access food. After French drug company Sanofi seems to promise the United States preferential vaccine access, one editorialist for Le Monde writes that the French government's anger is "morally understandable, but a bit hypocritical". We also look at the love affair between American actor Matt Damon and the Irish village where he's on lockdown. Plus, a survey finds that 8 percent of French women bid adieu to bras during lockdown.
20 Jun 2020
Australia's government and private sector are being targeted in large-scale sophisticated cyber attacks by a foreign entity, the country's Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said, but declined to name the actor.
20 Jun 2020
Australia's Prime minister Scott Morrison says his country is under a broad cyberattack from a "state-based actor" targeting government, public services and businesses, but declines to name the suspect(s) at this stage. China, Iran, Israel, North Korea, Russia, the United States and a number of European countries are known to have developed advanced cyberwarfare capabilities. But suspicions immediately fell on Beijing, which has clashed repeatedly with Canberra as it looks to increase the cost of Australia speaking out against Communist Party interests.
3 Jul 2020
Hollywood star Geoffrey Rush wins a record multimillion-dollar payout after an appeal by a Rupert Murdoch-owned newspaper against a defamation ruling was thrown out by an Australian court.
1 Nov 2020
Scottish movie legend Sean Connery, who shot to international stardom as the suave, sexy and sophisticated British agent James Bond and went on to grace the silver screen for four decades, has died aged 90.
27 Nov 2020
Denzel Washington has been named the Greatest Actor of the 21st Century (So Far), beating Isabelle Huppert and Daniel Day-Lewis into second and third place respectively.
6 Dec 2020
Dave Prowse, the former bodybuilder, who was best known for playing Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died. "May the force be with him, always," said his agent Thomas Bowington.
6 Jan 2021
Actor Khazam Danmola commences work on new film
25 Mar 2021
Governor Babajide Sanwoolu has named LagosHOMS Igbogbo 2B in Igbogbo Baiyeku after the former Lagos Deputy Governor, Abiodun Ogunleye. At the event the Governor hands over a 3-bedroom flat to Veteran Actor, Lanre Hassan-Adeshina is popularly known as Iya Awero, free of charge.
3 Apr 2021
Local TV has decided against showing the Academy Awards, a regular fixture on Hong Kong screens since 1969. Content concerns mean Hollywood's top awards may also not be seen on mainland China.
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Officials of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) currently being questioned by the Nigerian Senate have claimed that some of the payment vouchers relating to the transfer of the sum of 17.16 billion in 2013 have been eaten up by termites.
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The vast majority of Sierran Leoneans — 80 percent in fact — are under 35. But is the government doing enough to empower this young generation? DW's Edith Kimani asks young Sierra Leoneans if they feel powerful enough to make their mark on the global stage.
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Kenya's electoral commission has announced William Ruto as winner of the East African country's presidential election amid chaotic scenes, including commission officials disowning the result.
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India's teams will not be able to play and the country can't host the upcoming under-17 World Cup after the All India Football Federation was suspended. FIFA took the decision "due to undue influence from third parties."
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William Ruto has been declared the winner of Kenya's Presidential election, narrowly beating his rival Raila Odinga. Speaking at his victory rally, Ruto said that he would be a leader for all Kenyans, no matter which way they voted in the election.
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Norwegian authorities have killed a walrus that was drawing large numbers of human onlookers. They said it was necessary because people had failed to heed warnings that their safety could be in danger.