Man storms the stage at Britney Spears show in Las Vegas
12 August 2017 | 3:30 am
Footage filmed by a fan shows a man storming the stage as Britney Spears performs at a Las Vegas show.
4 Jun 2020
Plexiglas barriers on blackjack tables, hand sanitizer near slot machines: this is the new normal in Las Vegas, where hotel and casinos are preparing to reopen on June 4, after a 11-week shutdown. Night clubs and show arenas are still closed, but “Vegas is still Vegas” according to MGM International Resorts president and CEO William Hornbuckle.
18 Jul 2020
We look at the British dailies which are widely reporting on an alleged Russian hack into coronavirus vaccine research. Also, a new study blames climate change for massive forest fires in Siberia. The European Space Agency has captured the closest ever photos of the sun. Finally, find out why Britney Spears fans are reviving a #FreeBritney movement overs concerns for her wellbeing.
4 Apr 2021
Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week's film news, including the Britney Spears documentary that's coming out in France this week. They also discuss the winner of France's women in film prize or Prix Alice Guy, "Cuties"; plus highlights from the world's largest women's film festival, "Films de Femmes".
24 Jun 2021
Fans gathered outside the building in a show of support as the singer asked for an end to the "abusive" control of her money and affairs.
24 Jun 2021
An emotional Britney Spears on Wednesday called the 13-year-long conservatorship that has controlled her life stupid and abusive, saying she felt traumatized and angry and wanted her life back.
1 Jul 2021
Spears had asked the court to have her father no longer be in control of her financial affairs, US media reported. The legal setback comes after she delivered an emotional testimony about her "abusive" conservatorship.
21 Jul 2021
Britney Spears' lawyer says he is moving "aggressively and expeditiously" to remove the star's father from the controversial guardianship controlling her affairs. He made the comments after a very brief Los Angeles court hearing held to discuss security costs for the singer's professional conservator, who says she has received threats over the globally followed case. The lawyer, Mathew Rosengart, was appointed last week after a judge allowed the singer to choose her own representation.
15 Aug 2021
James Spears said there are "no grounds whatsoever" for removing him from the conservatorship that controls the pop star's estate. He has also questioned Britney's mental well-being.
13 Aug 2021
James Spears is "willing" to resign from the conservatorship that controlled the pop star's life — but not until the "resolution" of some lingering issues.
10 Sep 2021
The pop star's finances and life have been controlled by a court conservatorship for the past 13 years. Her father has now reportedly asked for it to be terminated after a drawn out legal battle.
1 Oct 2021
Britney Spears fans celebrate outside a court in Los Angeles after a judge ordered the singer’s father be removed as her guardian. Spears’ father had controlled her life for the past 13 years, under a legal arrangement the 39-year-old singer has slammed as “abusive”.
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Diplomats from Beijing, Seoul, and Tokyo have met to explore restarting regular three-way summits to foster regional cooperation. The initiative has been on hold for the past few years.
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Iran has long seen many of its brightest emigrate in search of a new life. Now the oppression of women and the feminist movement is helping drive an exodus of female graduates.
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Since 2019, when two French citizens were kidnapped from Benin's Pendjari National Park and their local guide murdered, the West African country has been dealing with regular incursions by armed groups, including terrorists. According to official figures, 40 civilians and 20 soldiers have been killed over the past three years. Our regional correspondents followed the Beninese army in the northern border areas, where it has beefed up its presence.
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The president has ordered officials to "take a firm stance." Germany's human rights commissioner has raised concern over the rights situation in the region that forces many to flee.
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In 2021, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko began letting migrants cross his country's border into Poland to retaliate against EU sanctions. Poland strengthened its border controls, but the number of illegal migrant crossings into Germany has been surging in recent months. The Brandenburg region in eastern Germany now finds itself at the crossroads between the Belarus and Balkans migrant routes.
6 hours ago
The Cook Islands and Niue have been recognized by the United States as "sovereign and independent states." The move appeared to be aimed at curbing further Chinese inroads into the Pacific region.