Grandma Tiktokker goes viral for ridiculously easy Halloween pumpkin carving hack
05 November 2022 | 4:08 pm
We bring you the burning front pages of The Guardian and Liberation reacting to multiple UN reports about how we will soon be unable to reach our target of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees. Also, we look at reactions to Elon Musk's acquisition of Twitter and what it means for the social media platform.
8 Mar 2020
It's a 'cri de coeur' written by French writer Virginie Despentes and published in the daily paper 'Libération'. In it, Despentes launches a blistering attack on the world of French cinema but also goes on to criticise a broader culture of impunity in France when it comes to the powerful and how they treat the weak.
16 Mar 2020
A young man named Mohammed Jamilu Gunddare on Friday reacted to reports of him attempting to attack President Muhammadu Buhari in Kebbi State.
27 Jun 2020
Kylie Jenner goes viral after showing off her new blonde look. Plus, Kanye West apparently needs more guards at his Wyoming ranch. #KylieJenner #KendallJenner #KimKardashian
27 Jul 2020
Police said two of the officers caught in a viral video harassing a lady have been arrested. The police PRO gave their names as ASP Tijani Olatunji and Inspr Gboyega Oyeniyi, adding that they have been arrested.
4 Oct 2020
We take a look at some of the many hashtags surrounding US President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Following the New York Times's bombshell findings, Twitter is alight with anger, disgust and humour.
19 Nov 2020
No sooner had the news of a vaccine breakthrough made the headlines, misinformation about forced vaccinations, DNA alterations, and fake scientist Twitter accounts made the rounds. DW Fact Check examines the claims.
28 Nov 2020
On this show we've often flagged the toxic culture of online speech. Now comes Covid. Just how much has all that extra screen time these past months amplified and enabled toxic behavior? When people feel alienated or threatened, one reaction is to pick on others, to bully, and the number one targets are women. From cyberbullying classmates to abusive partners and total strangers who feel they can just let loose, how much of a toll has this pandemic taken on women? We ask our panel what can be done to stop online violence.
25 Feb 2021
Hopewell Chin'ono didn't set out to become an internet sensation when he made a song about corruption in Zimbabwe, but that's exactly what happened when he uploaded 'Dem Loot' to Twitter. The outspoken Zimbabwean journalist has been arrested three times in six months for tweets protesting graft. In a video that has gone viral, Chin'ono has released a short free-styled reggae dance-hall track, titled Dem Loot -- "They Loot" -- in which he chastises rampant state corruption in the southern African country.
4 Jun 2021
Paxton Smith swapped her approved commencement speech for one on abortion rights. Her attack on Texas passing one of the most stringent anti-abortion laws in the US has since gone viral.
25 Sep 2021
In the first edition of our new fact-checking show Truth or Fake, we focus on Afghanistan. A photo purportedly showing the new Afghan central bank chief has gone viral on social media; we show you how our Observers team debunked the image. Meanwhile, we demonstrate how widely shared images of alleged recent violence in Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley, attributed to the Taliban, actually come from a 2018 film.
30 Oct 2021
A video of a police officer, presumably refusing cooperate during anti-green pass protests in Italy, spread widely through social media. The problem ? The video has nothing to do with the green pass.Then, a video that claims to show a man fainting in front of Prince Charles after being vaccinated, with the hashtag #Resist. ..find out more on this segment of Truth or Fake.
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Janusz Walus was due to be released on parole after serving nearly 30 years in prison for killing anti-apartheid leader Chris Hani. News of his expected release caused wide controversy.
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The leaders of Germany and Norway have said they will propose that NATO plays a role in protecting undersea infrastructure like gas pipelines or fiber optic cables. This follows the sabotage of the Nord Stream pipelines.
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Content creator Ben Black is trying to see all 64 games at the World Cup – the first time anyone has attempted such a feat.
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Bangladesh's ruling Awami League has a firm grip on the country's politics, and experts say electoral reform is needed to break the one-party monopoly.
2 hours ago
The German government has adopted an action plan against antisemitism that is being described as a milestone. But much depends on its implementation, with antisemitic hate speech on the rise.