Speedy fingers: Man sets three-second Rubik’s Cube world record
18 June 2023 | 6:18 pm
The papers continue to headline on the Greek migrant drowning disaster as many dailies point the finger at Europe's indifference to the crisis. Also: Boris Johnson is lambasted in the British papers after a parliamentary committee report just about calls him a liar. In France, doctors hail results from the world's first successful brain surgery in-utero. Finally, a new Rubik's Cube world record is set in 3.13 seconds!
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Every year, hundreds of people risk their lives along the perilous West African migration route to Europe. Baye Seyni Sene almost died at sea fleeing harsh living conditions in Senegal. Today, he's back and wants to help his community.
A series of Islamic countries have criticized the burning of pages of the Quran outside a mosque in Stockholm as part of an authorized protest. Turkish President Erdogan was among them, amid NATO talks with Sweden.
A man who spent six months behind bars accused of a murder he did not commit has spoken to FRANCE 24 about how he fought to turn his life around. After the case against Kenny Imafidon was dismissed by a judge, he was named the most outstanding Black student in the UK. He's also been named one of 100 young leaders across the globe making a social impact to transform our world.
The biggest clubs in Europe are making big changes ahead of the new coming season. And so are FIFA, what do these wholesale changes pretend for the new season? Ayomide Shotubo and Faruq Ogunsanya Oluwanishola take a look at the changes on The Nutmeg.
Cheng Wing-chun is accused of replacing China's national anthem with a popular Hong Kong protest song in a YouTube video. A 2020 law in Hong Kong makes insulting the Chinese national anthem illegal.
The German economy has been treading water, with no improvement in sight. The multiple crises of recent years have revealed the weaknesses in the country's business model.
Man City have agreed to the fee for Croatia defender Josko Gvardiol, according to media reports on Wednesday
Over 12,000 people in Oke Eri, Odun-Ifa and Precious Seed Communities in Oworonshoki, Kosofe Local Council of Lagos State, were yesterday displaced as men of the state environment and special offences enforcement unit (Task Force) demolished about 250 houses in the area.
Police in Brazil arrested a man on suspicion of planning an assassination attempt on President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva ahead of the Amazon summit to be held next week.
We look at reactions from the South African press after a deadly fire in an abandoned building in downtown Johannesburg. Also: French President Emmanuel Macron raises eyebrows with his comments on two-term presidential limits. Finally, a Nebraska man goes viral for cruising down a highway with his half-ton bull Howdy Doody riding shotgun!
Hundreds of vehicles streamed out of the exit gates of Burning Man after authorities deemed the situation safe for people to leave. Heavy rainfall forced organizers to bring the party to a halt over the weekend.
Rwandan authorities made a gruesome discovery this week at the house of an alleged serial killer in the suburbs of Kigali. They uncovered the remains of at least 10 victims who had gone missing. Investigators have revealed that the suspect lured most of his victims, primarily sex workers, to his home before robbing and subsequently killing them.
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At least 20 people have been killed by floods after heavy rain in the Manyara region of northern Tanzania, the ministry of health said on Sunday, with video released by the Tanzania Red Cross Society showing muddy waters gushing down streets.
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Spotify, a digital music service, could be seeking to boost its profitability with the move. The Stockholm-headquartered company has never posted a full-year net profit.
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There is league football action to look forward to in the next couple of days; Much Maligned Manchester United goes up against an inconsistent Chelsea, Manchester City faces Aston Villa while Juventus locks horns with Scudetto holders Napoli to begin the Serie A weekend. My name is Ayomide Sotubo and here's our preview of these games on the Nutmeg on Guardian TV.
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Born in South Africa during apartheid, Pretty Yende grew up singing hymns with her grandmother on the way to church. This past May she dazzled Westminster Abbey at the coronation of King Charles, cementing her status as one of the world's most sought-after sopranos. Yende says her journey is proof that nothing is impossible.
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Destruction of the Amazon rainforest has significantly decreased since Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was reelected Brazil's president. His government has strengthened the agency monitoring illegal deforestation.
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