Stars soak up the glamour as Cannes film festival returns after year off
09 July 2021 | 8:55 am
Members of the Cannes Film Festival jury and actors, directors and cultural figures pose for the press following the festival's opening ceremony and first screening.
30 Nov 2019
“Frozen” actresses Kristen Bell, who plays Anna, and Idina Menzel, who plays Elsa, unveil their stars on Hollywood Boulevard's Walk of Fame, several days before “Frozen 2”, the sequel to Disney’s animated smash hit, is released.
23 Jan 2020
Tennis superstars Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal announce they have jointly donated Aus$250,000 (US$172,000) for Australian bushfire relief at a charity fundraiser in smoggy Melbourne. They were joined by a who's who of the tennis world, including Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka, Nick Kyrgios and Stefanos Tsitsipas.
10 Feb 2020
Laura Dern, Antonio Banderas and Sam Mendes among the Hollywood actors and Oscars nominees walking the red carpet moments ahead of the 92nd Academy Awards.
24 Feb 2020
Remo Stars player died after he was alleged pushed off the bus by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad.
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24 Feb 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Tuesday.
7 Mar 2020
Def Jam, the label behind superstars from LL Cool J to Jay-Z and Rihanna, is snapping up rap stars from the untapped Southeast Asian market where streaming platforms are flourishing.
4 May 2020
The online concert was organized to raise funds for people affected by the coronavirus pandemic in India. The South Asian country has registered over 42,000 COVID-19 cases and is looking to ease lockdown measures.
30 Jun 2020
An international summit has raised billions for the fight against the coronavirus, with a star-studded concert afterward. The campaign behind the events stresses the importance of world unity in overcoming the crisis.
10 Jul 2020
A choreographer whose work reflects the world – gay and trans rights, Black Lives Matter and gender equality – Galen Hooks has been giving virtual classes during the health crisis. You might know her for her work with more than 60 stars of the music world such as Janet Jackson, Justin Bieber, Usher, Chris Brown, Ne-Yo, Rihanna and Miley Cyrus. Hooks speaks to Eve Jackson about her 20-year career, going on tour with Snoop Dog while studying for her law degree and the key role of dance in the Black Lives Matter movement.
13 Nov 2020
The Crown actor Charles Dance has shared that he believes it's much harder to be a royal than a movie star.
21 Nov 2020
Nigeria’s basketball got a very bright peep into the likely future of its already successful senior national men’s team, D’Tigers, as a glut of both Nigerian-born and players of Nigerian descent were selected in the 2020 NBA Draft. The NBA draft is a process through which elite players in the American University system are selected by teams playing in the National Basketball Association for a chance to earn a living in the NBA League.
16 Dec 2020
Music stars Rihanna and Cardi B were among those honored at the 34th Footwear News Awards held virtually on Tuesday. Sixteen artists and brands were honored during the ceremony with Crocs and Birkenstocks sharing brand of the year trophies. The Nike Dunk was named shoe of the year.
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At the start of the pandemic, London-based Palestinian actor, filmmaker and music producer Mo'min Swaitat discovered 10,000 tapes in the West Bank while in lockdown there – music that documented a moment in Palestinian history that hadn't been heard for 30 years. He spent eight months listening to the tapes, making it his mission to digitise and re-release this window into the past. One of the tapes he found was "The Intifada 1987”, an album by Riad Awwad. Mo'min tells Eve Jackson why the discovery is so important to Palestinians.
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The conflict in Gaza is something we're used to seeing on the news, but now, events in the Palestinian territory are popping up on the small screen as fiction. Following the success of hit Israeli shows like "Fauda", Hamas is throwing itself into television production, with a series to tell its side of the story. We take a closer look.
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While WhatsApp has over 2 billion users, Telegram has over 500 million monthly active users. Apart from these 2, Wire, Discord, Viber, and Skype are some other options in the list of WhatsApp alternatives. Telegram focuses on security, is free and importantly, it can be used on all devices at the same time.
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Palm worm, also known as white worm and fos in Cameroon, is one of the most consumed delicacies of Cameroonian cuisine, as it is considered a "vitamin store". It was consumed in the past to meet the nutritional needs in rural areas but it has started to be consumed in cities and on rich tables with its natural cheese flavor.
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The omicron variant of COVID-19, which was first detected in South Africa, has so far resulted in fewer deaths and hospitalizations than previous waves. Though some experts warn not to take the variant lightly, life has almost returned to normal in cities such as Cape Town, where restaurants and bars are open for the first time since the pandemic began.
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A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused significant damage to the island nation's capital and smothered it in dust. Yet some internet users shared false images of the natural catastrophe. Why? We take a look at why fake footage frequently circulates on social media in the aftermath of extreme weather events and other catastrophes.