Debbie Harry crowned Style Icon at Elle Style Awards
14 February 2017 | 1:23 pm
Blondie's Debbie Harry leads the stars on the red carpet at the Elle Style Awards as she is presented with the 'Style Icon' award.
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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.
29 May 2020
Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week's film news, including coronavirus-safe red carpets, how to get the real cinema experience in your own home and the online retrospective of American independent filmmaker Mark Rappaport from the Munich Film Museum. She also gives us the week's film picks, including Romanian director Anca Damian's "Marona's Fantastic Tale" and Irish director Lorcan Finnegan's dystopian oddity "Vivarium."
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.
5 Nov 2020
Donald Trump's presidency has been resolutely pro-business, with massive tax cuts, as well as tax breaks to attract investors near low-income urban areas. According to his supporters, such policies have helped lower the US poverty rate by two points over the past four years. Others argue that Trump's efforts to create a permissive fiscal climate have just one goal: to woo an elite group of super-wealthy Americans, one that the incumbent president has always portrayed himself as being part of. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Wassim Cornet.
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.
28 Nov 2020
Blondie star Debbie Harry speaks to Eve Jackson about a life of rock 'n' roll madness. They chat about her autobiography, recently translated into French, which features stories of hanging out with Andy Warhol, taking drugs, being flashed by David Bowie and having her house taken by the tax collector – all while becoming a trailblazing rock star. It covers her adoption aged three months and goes all the way up to her recent 2017 album "Pollinator". The band has just announced a UK against-the-odds tour for November 2021 with the group Garbage.
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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Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney completed one of football's most unlikely takeovers when they finalised their purchase of non-league minnows Wrexham on Tuesday.
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said that about a million Nigerians were killed in other to maintain the unity of the country. He said this when he received former State Chairmen of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change at the State House, Abuja.
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Kenyans are just hours away from heading to the polls for a general election. They will choose governors, MPs and a new president, marking the end of Uhuru Kenyatta's nine years in office. Also, as grain exports from Ukraine slowly resume, we take a closer look at fertiliser, another product from the region that Africa depends on. Finally, Chad's military government and more than 40 opposition groups sign a deal to launch national peace talks later this month.
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FRANCE 24 sat down with Mykhailo Fedorov, Ukraine's deputy prime minister and minister of digital transformation. The ministry was created in 2019 because President Volodymyr Zelensky had promised that Ukraine would be a pioneering e-government. Since the Russian invasion, digital transformation has been put on a "war footing", Fedorov said. He told FRANCE 24's Gulliver Cragg about several projects: a chatbot that allows people to send information about the movements of the Russian army, a joint project on drones with the Ukrainian military, as well as the use of artificial intelligence for facial recognition. The latter includes identifying slain Russian soldiers and informing their families via social media.
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UN investigators have said there is growing evidence of crimes against humanity in Myanmar since last year's military coup. The team said it had compiled documentary evidence of the junta's crackdown on dissent.