‘We hope tensions will lift’ – Diana superfans gather to mark birthday, new statue
01 July 2021 | 2:24 pm
British Princes William and Harry will put their differences aside on Thursday (July 1) to unveil a statue to their late mother Princess Diana on what would have been her 60th birthday. The statue in honour of Diana, who was killed in a Paris car crash in 1997, will be revealed in the Sunken Garden of Kensington Palace in central London, her former home.
12 Oct 2019
Thousands of people massed outside Paris's Moulin Rouge caberet on Sunday night for a fireworks and can-can extravaganza to mark the 130th anniversary of the Montmartre institution.
23 Oct 2019
The rapper's family wanted to make sure he had a perfect 48th birthday on Sunday, so they arranged for a floral display to arrive at his door with almost 50 rolled joints between the blooms. According to TMZ, the bouquet was created by cannabis floral designer and artist Leslie K Monroy.
14 Dec 2019
A midnight blue velvet gown that Princess Diana wore when she danced with John Travolta at a 1985 White House state dinner failed to sell at auction on Monday, though two of her other dresses went for above their estimated prices.
31 Jan 2020
Subhash Batham was attempting to get authorities to drop a murder charge against him. He was out on bail when he held the 23 partygoers at gunpoint in an all-night standoff with police.
8 Feb 2020
On 3 February 1976, military head of state Murtala Mohammed announced that Nigeria’s Federal Capital would in the future move to a location in the central part of the country. That location was Abuja. But today, as has been the case for some years now, nobody in government remembers to mark the date. The multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, takes an analytical look at this issue in the latest instalment of ‘Inside Stuff.’
15 Feb 2020
"I have seen beautiful things, and I have seen very sad things": French nun 'Sister' André, the oldest person in Europe and who admits to eating chocolate every morning, celebrates her 116th birthday in Toulon on the southern French coast.
13 Jun 2020
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18 Jun 2020
Diana Eneje remains one of the most outstanding teen female models and influencers in Nigeria. She is our guest on Popsicles this week where she spoke about her career and her most embarrassing moments.
31 Jul 2020
The king's passivity during the COVID-19 pandemic has made him the target of unprecedented criticism at home and abroad. As Thailand struggles to cope with the crisis, he is gallivanting miles away in Germany.
7 Oct 2020
Kim Kardashian has postponed plans to celebrate her 40th birthday with a huge party amid the coronavirus pandemic.
16 Oct 2020
People gather in celebration and mourning of George Floyd on what would have been his 47th birthday. The crowd gathers at Floyd's memorial near the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Ave in Minneapolis, Minnesota, near the location where George Floyd was killed.
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Russian conscripts are likely to be sent to Ukraine with minimal training and preparedness, UK intelligence has said. Russian ally Kazakhstan has refused to back "referendums" in eastern Ukraine. DW has the latest.
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The EU plans to replace the bulk of Russian gas imports by the end of the year. But despite its reserves filling up quickly, the bloc's chances of avoiding energy shortages could depend on the severity of the winter.
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NASA may roll the 32-story Artemis 1 rocket into a hangar due to the storm, which should reach hurricane strength next week. NASA won't try to thread the weather needle with its Artemis 1 moon mission after all.
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After statements from the Bank of England and the UK Finance Minister Kwasi Kwarteng on Monday, the British pound recovered slightly on Tuesday morning but remained at its lowest level in decades against the dollar. All eyes will now be on the UK central bank's November meeting and a potential rate hike. Also in this edition, we see why the World Bank has lowered its growth forecast for the Chinese economy. Plus, we head to Spain, where local communities are joining forces to invest in solar energy.
2 hours ago
A fight between two Mali basketball players at the Women's World Cup broke out after the team lost their game against Serbia and was eliminated from the tournament.
3 hours ago
The currency took a beating from investors after the government announced plans to cut billions in tax revenues. The new Conservative Party government under Prime Minister Liz Truss has been in power for just 20 days.