Jaywon sanctioned for Coronavirus curfew violation, Sinach leads Billboard Christian chat and more
By Guardian Exclusive
08 May 2020 | 7:22 pm
Here are the top stories that shaped the entertainment news space this week.
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Billboard fall in Oniru bus stop causes gridlock Lagos.
Germany's cabinet has approved draft legislation to force the transition to renewable energy. It's triggering panic among homeowners.
The ECDC said the COVID-19 pandemic had taught "valuable lessons" and stressed that there needs to be better preparation for future health crises.
The EU has big plans to step up its ammunition production to 1 million rounds per year to keep Ukraine supplied with bullets. It is set to channel up to $1 billion to arms producers to make that happen.
The coronavirus pandemic is over as a global health emergency, the World Health Organization said — while stressing that the virus "is here to stay."
The South-African born billionaire said his replacement at the helm of the social media giant will start the job in around six weeks.
Elon Musk, Chief Executive of Tesla, is making a visit to China this week. As the electric vehicle company's second-largest market and a crucial player in its supply chain, the country holds significant importance for Tesla. After a meeting with the Chinese foreign minister, Musk was reported to have expressed his opposition to the idea of "decoupling" the world's two leading economies.
The European Parliament wants to divide content generated by artificial intelligence into different risk categories. While some systems could be banned, services like the popular ChatGPT would hardly be affected.
It was the kind of send-off that Donald Trump and Boris Johnson would surely love: a packed house and a packed piazza outside for the state funeral of Silvio Berlusconi. AC Milan supporters chanted their longtime president's name after the death this week at 86 of Italy's longest-serving leader since World War II.
Greeting and gesturing towards the crowd, Cruise walked around the outside of the Hassler Roma hotel's entrance along with several security personnel.
The European Commission is publishing draft legislation on the digital euro. The putative currency, which would be an electronic 'complement' to the physical euro itself, could come into use as early as 2026.
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Men convicted for the deadly 2016 Brussels airport and subway bombings have been sentenced. The Islamist attacks killed 32 people and injured hundreds more.
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There has been an instance of cooperation between the US and Russia with the docking of the Soyuz spacecraft at the ISS, amid tensions between Washington and Moscow over the invasion of Ukraine.
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Former US President Donald Trump has surrendered to face criminal charges in Atlanta. The arrest represents the fourth time he has been indicted since leaving office, but it's the first time police have taken a mugshot for official records.
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Thousands of migrants have arrived on Lampedusa from Africa this week, with the EU at odds over what to do with them. DW reports from the Italian island, where locals are showing compassion as conditions worsen.
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There happen to be some rather strange practices that are laws in a country that forbid couples from holding hands in public. Banning black cars, preventing dirty vehicles from entering its capital city, and banning women from fixing lashes and nails, talk less of cosmetic surgery. You'd be wrong to assume this country is North Korea. This is the story of Turkmenistan's weird way of life and culture.