Lena Waithe’s estranged wife files for divorce
04 December 2020 | 4:17 pm
The estranged wife of writer and actress Lena Waithe has filed for divorce to legally end their short-lived marriage.
22 Sep 2019
Cardinal George Pell has taken his case to the country's High Court, his last avenue of appeal. He is currently serving a six-year sentence for abusing two boys in the 1990s.
1 Nov 2019
Brexit breakthrough: Can Johnson's divorce deal pass UK parliament?
27 Oct 2019
The British prime minister has said Saturday "can be the day we get Brexit done," adding that the UK would leave the EU by October 31. But he won't get his way if MPs back an amendment that would force yet another delay.
8 Dec 2019
Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week’s film news, including Noah Baumbach's "Marriage Story", which is being released on Netflix this week. Hailed as one of the best films of the year, it stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver. They also talk about Elia Suleiman's new film, "It Must Be Heaven", plus a new French film based on a sordid true story that took place in New York between 2010 and 2012, "Chanson Douce", and the bespoke concert film "Stop Making Sense", which is being
22 Dec 2019
The world's largest palm oil producer has called the EU "discriminatory" over its plan to phase out biofuels. Europe is concerned about the environmental destruction and human rights violations practiced by the industry.
2 Feb 2020
EU lawmakers supported the Brexit deal in Brussels, clearing the last major hurdle for the UK's departure. Under the terms, the UK officially leaves the political institutions of the bloc late on Friday.
23 Feb 2020
Ne-Yo and his wife heading for divorce after a three-year marriage. Ne-Yo and his wife, Crystal Renay, have officially split.
5 Jul 2020
In tonight's show, two NGOs publish a damning report suggesting mining tycoon Dan Gertler could be evading US sanctions in DR Congo. Global Witness and the Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa say there could be a possible international money laundering scheme involved. In Cameroon, health officials urge parents to vaccinate their children against measles. A deadly outbreak of the highly contagious disease has spread to 8 of 10 regions there. And Somalia's national theatre reopens eight years after a suicide bomb attack destroyed the building.
20 Aug 2020
AirBnB is set to become one of the marquee floatings of stock this year, after the home-sharing company decided to go public. The move comes as demand for home rentals have dropped due to the coronavirus pandemic.
7 Sep 2020
Dr. Dre's estranged wife Nicole Young has accused the rap mogul of having "abusive control" over her throughout their 24-year marriage.
4 Oct 2020
Names of powerful Russians often feature in revelations about secret payments. The FinCEN Files are no exception — some of them are President Vladimir Putin's closest friends.
24 Oct 2020
The US Justice Department is suing Google, accusing the tech giant of running a monopoly on internet search markets, harming both consumers and competitors. As a remedy, the government is seeking "structural relief": anything from fines to a potential break-up of Google. Also, the World Economic Forum has bold new projections about automation and the future of work. The group says half of all work tasks will be performed by machines by 2025, but new jobs will be created in fields like data, marketing and robotics.
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On Tuesday, US President Joe Biden visited the site of a deadly attack motivated by racial hatred. On May 14, an 18-year-old went on a shooting rampage in the city of Buffalo, killing 10 and injuring three, with the express purpose of targeting Black people. In an emotional speech, the US president spoke out against White supremacy, saying it was a "poison in our body politic".
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Opposition parties and constitutional experts have slammed President Umaro Sissoco Embalo's decision to dissolve parliament. The move has heightened fears in the coup-prone West African nation.
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Driving without legs may seems impossible. But Babatunde Kewejo keeps pushing himself and others to prove that amputees are not a burden to anyone.
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British inflation surged last month to its highest annual rate since 1982, piling pressure on finance minister Rishi Sunak to step up his help for households facing a worsening cost-of-living crisis.