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18 October 2017 | 11:56 am
Bailout funds - Governor's request for London Paris exit payment.
London's Horniman Museum signed over ownership of 72 artefacts, looted by British soldiers in 1897, to the Nigerian government on Monday.
British artist Philip Colbert presented the LobstarBot, the world's first robot artist, at London's Phillips auction house on Thursday.The robot was developed with the help of University College London's Robotics Laboratory and uses ColBERT algorithms to produce its own and unique work of art.
The unidentified 58-year-old was one of three men detained on suspicion of money laundering as the UK attempts to disrupt possible criminal actions of oligarchs linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
From "Giselle" to "Swan Lake" and "The Rite of Spring", South Africa's Dada Masilo deconstructs classic ballets to tell a new story, far from the stereotypical damsel in distress but that of modern-day people who suffer modern-day issues such as homophobia, gender inequality and racism.
The suspect in a Paris shooting that left three Kurds dead told prosecutors he set out to kill foreigners. The 69-year-old man was admitted into a psychiatric ward.
Germany and France have dispatched their top envoys to Ethiopia to revamp relations strained by the Tigray conflict. Analysts say the EU member states are keen to support the reconstruction process but challenges remain.
The Star féminine band is now touring Europe, with songs about women and children’s rights. Finally, we report on the sudden death of Lisa Marie Presley at the age of 54. The only child of music icon Elvis appears to have suffered from cardiac arrest.
Organisers of the 2024 Olympics are racing to get the French capital ready for the event. For athletes it's a chance to win gold, while for Paris it's a golden opportunity to shine. But as construction work continues, making the necessary changes to an already troubled transport system is proving problematic.
In the south-eastern French region of Vienne, one tomato grower has striven for years to produce the best possible flavours. Jacky Mercier has won over the most demanding of palates, including top Paris chefs like Yves Camdeborde and Iñaki Aizpitarte. They now cannot imagine doing without his traditional tomato varieties. Jacky's secrets are character, authenticity and lots of patience. We went to meet him.
It’s time to party! On the sidelines of the exhibition "Habibi, revolutions of love" at the Arab World Institute in Paris, a big dance party celebrates queer culture across the Arab world. And what better way to pay homage to tolerance and love than an evening of voguing? Some impressive artists were there to share the love, among them Vinii Revlon, Vanina Ninja, Myss Keta and also the director of the Institute, Jack Lang. FRANCE 24 went to check it out.
Great Britain was once the world's largest colonial power. The British Museum is not ready to return stolen cultural property to their owners, but pressure is mounting.
The world of drag exploded into popular culture in France after the French version of the "Drag Race" TV show was broadcast last year. In this programme, we meet some of the country's drag artists who aim to entertain, but also educate. Minima Gesté is a Parisian drag queen who quit her day job as an engineer to commit herself fully to the art form.
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Second gentleman Doug Emhoff was presented with traditional Kente cloth on Tuesday (March 28) while traveling on an African tour with Vice President Kamala Harris.
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FRANCE 24 spoke to Artur Smolyaninov, a well-known Russian actor. Once acclaimed by Russian President Vladimir Putin, he has now been designated a foreign agent by Russia and forced to flee his country. Our guest explains why he has publicly opposed the war in Ukraine and even vowed to fight on Ukraine's side: Ukrainians "are fighting for their freedom".
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Zimbabwe’s merged president and parliamentary elections are five months away. Ongoing registration is giving young people, especially first-time voters, a chance to get involved in choosing the next leader.
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The Kenyan leader is on a visit to Germany and he called on China to encourage Putin to end the war in Urkaine. He also downplayed the anti-government protests rocking the East African nation as an opposition ploy.
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In Nigeria, small and medium-scale enterprises account for more than 48% of the GDP and constitute more than 80% of the entire business sector. However, their failure rate is very high as these businesses fold up between their 3rd and 5th year, these businesses fold up for several reasons, some because of profitability and some simply because of the harsh business environment. GuardianTV speaks with entrepreneurs about why businesses fail.
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At the height of the Iraq war an estimated 10, 000 African mercenaries participated but their contributions are seldom talked about. 20 years on, The Flipside explores the untold stories of Africa’s Iraq war veterans.