Valentine: In 15 seconds, what will be your best pickup line for your Valentine’s date
12 February 2021 | 8:56 am
Valentine is coming! You still have a chance to shoot your shot. With just 15 seconds to pick up a girl, which pickup line are you using? Listen to what these guys came up with!
4 Dec 2022
15 May 2022
An exhibition about love feels like a radical prospect in an ever-more cynical world. Yet Simon Baker, director of the Paris-based Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP), tells us that curating a collection of photos that fully express the complexity, the pain and the sheer diversity of the emotion was something he'd long been wanting to do. From Nan Goldin’s unflinching views of the darker side of infatuation, to the daring images of same-sex desire that paved the way for subsequent generations, we discuss the photography on show.
29 May 2022
This year's ready-to-wear winter collections are all about love and seduction: the delicate balance between what's shown and what isn't. Vaquera has found inspiration in the iconic black latex jumpsuit worn by Maggie Cheung in the 1996 film "Irma Vep" directed by Olivier Assayas. Victor Weinsanto, meanwhile, showcases an extravagant corset-and-cape look for "Emily in Paris" star Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu. Finally, the Love Brings Love exhibition offers a moving homage to late iconic designer Alber Elbaz.
14 Jul 2022
With a minimum of 30 days of paid leave per year, French people have the reputation of being on vacation all the time. During the summer months of July and August, parts of the country virtually shut down. So, what do they do with these cherished “congés payés”?
6 Oct 2022
Manager Brian Epstein struggled to get the band signed, until they were invited to record their first single, "Love Me Do," which was released 60 years ago.
29 Oct 2022
Top Gun: Maverick star Jay Ellis has insisted he's got no idea if movie bosses will be resurrecting the movie for a sequel but he's convinced the whole cast is keen to return
4 Dec 2022
The love story starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman is a timeless classic, yet its intriguing historical background is not widely known.
10 Dec 2022
Stars shared their thoughts and feelings on the new film "Avatar: The Way of Water" at its world premiere in London on Tuesday.
11 Dec 2022
We take you down a potty rabbit hole, as multiple papers are discussing toilets. On a more serious note, we also discuss the shocking wounds inflicted on protesters in Iran and the papers' joy over the Russia-US prisoner swap. We also find out about "le Crunch", the term for England and France's rugby rivalry. It's now being used, with much anticipation, for Saturday's World Cup quarter-final match.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa declares a state of disaster over successive power cuts, but draws the ire of the country's newspapers for his handling of the crisis. After the earthquake in Turkey and Syria, thousands of people offer to adopt a baby girl born in the rubble and whose entire family perished.
We look at the Chinese and American newspapers which trade barbs over the US shooting down three unidentified objects which haven't been linked to a suspected Chinese spy balloon shot down over the US earlier this month. Also, anger and animosity in French parliament as debates begin on controversial pension reforms.
Can cross-cultural love flourish against the odds? A Kenyan-Nigerian couple tells us how they defied the stereotypes and found their own recipe to love.
Relentless rains in South Africa have claimed at least a dozen victims with the bad weather forcing the government to declare a national state of disaster. It comes less than a year after the country’s deadliest floods. And, as the civilian death toll rises from rebel fighting in Eastern Congo, more people are seeking refuge in the North Kivu town of Goma.
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The Israeli press celebrates the release of 11 more hostages, as the media in the Arabic world focus on the Gaza ceasefire and release of 33 Palestinian prisoners. Meanwhile, Elon Musk's visit to Israel is met with disgust by one newspaper.
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Kissinger was a contentious figure in US foreign policy, playing a key role during the war in Vietnam, and in solidifying US-China relations, while serving as secretary of state and national security advisor.
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The National Stadium, Surulere, which was once Nigeria's imperial beauty and was built in 1972 by General Yakubu Gowon, has become an abandoned relic as of April 2023.
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Virgin Atlantic's Flight100 landed in New York on Tuesday, making the journey from London without using fossil fuels, thanks to a mix of renewable biomass and waste fats. This "sustainable aviation fuel" reportedly reduces life-cycle emissions by up to 70 percent but still emits CO2, as FRANCE 24's Bryan Quinn explains.
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Household Consumption accounted for the largest share of real Gross Domestic Product at market prices in the first and second quarter of this year according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics. Femi Oladehin, Partner at Àrgentil Capital Partners joins CNBC Africa to unpack the numbers and drivers of inflation in Nigeria.
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Tonight we focus on the latest events in Guinea-Bissau. The army maintains order has been restored in Bissau following gun battle between army factions. Violence broke out last night after national guard soldiers freed an opposition minister and continued until Friday morning.
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