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13 March 2017 | 2:34 pm
The Nigerian government will today launch a savings bond for retail investors. The bond is aimed at improving the national savings culture among other things.
5 May 2020
Germany's constitutional court has ruled that the European Central Bank's stimulus program partly contravenes German law, because neither the German government nor parliament signs off on the spending.
11 Oct 2020
We discuss some sad and thrilling 007 news that's popping up in the press. We also discuss the pros and cons of this year's virtual UN General Assembly. Finally, we take a look at melting Arctic ice and at how many bars and pubs were put on ice because of the coronavirus.
1 Nov 2020
Scottish movie legend Sean Connery, who shot to international stardom as the suave, sexy and sophisticated British agent James Bond and went on to grace the silver screen for four decades, has died aged 90.
24 Nov 2020
Oil prices edged higher as drug maker Pfizer said the final result of its COVID-19 trial showed a 95 per cent efficacy and plans to apply for an emergency U.S authorization within days. Bankole Odusanya, Head of Fixed Income trading at UBA joins CNBC Africa for more.
25 Nov 2020
Lekki Shootings: UK parliament condemns Nigerian Government, calls for targeted sanctions
4 Jan 2021
Bond girl and 'Charlie's Angels' actress Tanya Roberts has passed away at the age of 65.
29 Jan 2021
When it comes to energy efficiency, France is lagging behind its European neighbours, trailing Germany, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Nearly seven million French people live in residences known as "passoires énergétiques" or energy sieves. These homes have an energy rating of F or G, meaning it's too cold in winter, too hot in summer and importantly, it adds considerably to the country's carbon footprint.
3 Oct 2021
Actor Daniel Craig and actress Lea Seydoux discuss the release of the latest James Bond film, "No Time To Die," ahead of its world premiere in London on Tuesday and after an 18-month delay caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
3 Oct 2021
There are few casting decisions as hotly anticipated as the question of who will be the next 007, with many expecting that a black Bond or even female Bond is on the cards. Londoners discuss whether they think a woman should play the role, ahead of the much-delayed world premiere of the latest James Bond film, "No Time To Die", in the British capital. Daniel Craig has already weighed in on the matter, saying in an interview: "Why should a woman play James Bond when there should be a part just as good as James Bond, but for a woman?"
5 Oct 2021
Spectators leaving a 7am screening of the new James Bond 'No Time To Die' at a cinema on London's Leicester square share their enthusiasm about the film, which has finally hit movie theatres after a 18 months delay due to Covid-19.
9 Oct 2021
Britain's favorite superspy left his mark on Hollywood on Wednesday when Daniel Craig got a star on the Walk of Fame. The world's suavest action hero was immortalized -- appropriately -- outside 7007 Hollywood Boulevard, next to fellow Bond actor Roger Moore.
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It's the first time Xi has made a trip outside mainland China since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The visit is expected to showcase Beijing's control over Hong Kong after a political crackdown crushed dissent.
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As coal prices bite, Poles turn to collect firewood
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We look at reactions in the French press to the verdict of the "trial for the history books" – that of the November 2015 Paris terror attacks. Also, Indian papers react after the brutal murder of a tailor sparks Hindu-Muslim tensions. Finally, Californian authorities restitute beachfront land to the descendants of a Black couple, a century after it was seized.
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Germany will be the largest provider of troops in Mali following the UN's decision to extend its peace mission in Mali. But one important security measure will be missing after France's troop withdrawal this fall.
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The 'Because of You' hitmaker's marital split from Brandon Blackstock - who she first filed for divorce from in June 2020, after seven years of marriage - has impacted Kelly's song choices as she only wants to release material she is "comfortable" with.
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All 20 defendants were convicted for their roles in the 2015 Paris terror attacks. The main defendant was sentenced to life in prison. The highly anticipated verdict brings to an end a case that lasted over nine months.