Meghan gives birth to baby girl called Lilibet
06 June 2021 | 7:31 pm
Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, has given birth to her second child, a baby girl. The new baby has been named after Queen Elizabeth and the late Diana, Princess of Wales.
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My son dies in the same hospital he was given birth to, a father tells Lagos panel of inquiry
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The sound of pre-dawn gunfire woke up heavily pregnant Aziza Falume in Islamist violence-torn northern Mozambique. With no choice but to escape, she gave birth while on the run.
9 Jan 2021
In today's show we hear from Vanessa Kirby who won the best actress prize at the Venice Film festival for her portrayal of grief in Kornél Mundruczó's "Pieces of a Woman". The film is out on Netflix this week. We also take a trip to Chantilly Castle just outside Paris to see how they are coping with Covid-19 restrictions. Plus we look back at Mick Jagger's career as we focus on all that's Great in Great Britain during this period of Brexit and new lockdowns.
22 Jan 2021
When a little girl finds herself in wildly unfamiliar territory, she encounters a band of highly unusual characters who change the course of her destiny forever. Chris Ihidero talks about how the animated movie 'Lady Buckit and the Motley Mopsters' was produced.
15 Feb 2021
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are said to be overjoyed at the news. The baby will be eighth in line to the British throne.
14 Mar 2021
For years, France has been proud of its high fertility rate. The country has long been the baby-making champion of Europe. But France has been experiencing a kind of "baby blues" in recent years: the number of births is falling, a phenomenon that has been accentuated by the Covid-19 pandemic. We take a closer look in this edition of French Connections.
8 Mar 2021
Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, have opened up about life in the British royal family in a tell-all interview with US television personality Oprah Winfrey.
10 Mar 2021
In a rare statement, Buckingham Palace called remarks made by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in an interview with Oprah Winfrey "concerning." The royals will deal with the matter privately, according to the palace.
12 Mar 2021
Here are five things we learned from the earth-shaking interview Harry and Meghan granted Oprah Winfrey.
20 Mar 2021
Even prior to the pandemic, birth rates in Italy were among Europe’s lowest. Now, Italians are having even fewer children. Why is that? Bernd Riegert reports from Bergamo.
15 May 2021
The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle says the coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately impacted women economically, particularly women of colour, as she joins her husband Prince Harry, pop stars, and US President Joe Biden at the ‘Vax Live’ concert in Los Angeles. Unable to join the event in-person, she pre-recorded a message highlighting the need for vaccine equity worldwide.
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In France, women who wish to give birth in a non-medicalised setting have limited options. There are only six birth centres and 80 midwives who practise homebirths in mainland France. But since the onset of the Covid-19 crisis, these alternative methods of giving birth have been gaining traction. Not only are some couples concerned about exposing themselves and their newborn babies to the virus at a hospital, but maternity wards have had to put in place restrictions which mean fathers cannot stay for more than a few hours after the birth.
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The number of registered voters aged 18-34 for Kenya's election on August 9 has fallen, despite population growth, with some saying promises made to them are not fulfilled.
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Colombia's first leftist president, ex-guerrilla Gustavo Petro, is set to be inaugurated in Bogota. He aims to curb rampant inequality in the Latin American country.
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The war in Ukraine has exposed Germany's overreliance on Russian gas, prompting a search for alternatives. Solar power is one and is already seeing a surge. Is the former solar powerhouse on the cusp of a new solar boom?
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China has said military exercises around the contested island would continue. Several days of activity have disrupted shipping and air travel, with Taiwan saying the move amounts to a blockade.
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Ryan Giggs arrives at Manchester Crown Court for the start of his trial after being accused of assault against two women.