Thousands join NYC Queer Liberation March as Pride stays virtual
05 July 2021 | 6:32 am
With New York's annual Pride parade staying virtual for the second year running due to the pandemic, thousands of New Yorkers attend the alternative Queer Liberation March instead.
11 Oct 2020
Thousands of people march and celebrate Montevideo's pride parade, as Uruguay, which has been hailed as a success in Latin America in dealing with Covid-19, continues to see very low rates of infection.
23 Dec 2020
'Amy' is a red-haired pop star with legions of fans in China, yet she only exists in the digital world. Although they originated in Japan, virtual idols are gaining popularity in China, appearing on concerts, TV shows, billboards and news programmes as the companies behind them aim to blur virtual and real worlds.
25 Jan 2021
The summit is taking place against the backdrop of a crisis that has shredded livelihoods and widened inequalities. The annual event with its roster of influential speakers hopes to help drive a robust, green recovery.
11 Mar 2021
Twenty years after being blasted out of Afghanistan's central highlands, one of Bamiyan's famed Buddha statues makes a brief virtual return, as a 3D projection fills the alcove that housed the statue for centuries.
20 Apr 2021
Despite tensions between Washington and Moscow, the Russian president has agreed to take part in an online conference on the climate crisis.
25 Apr 2021
Tech-savvy Catholic priests in the Philippines are turning to Tiktok to connect with young believers, dancing to popular songs and sharing homilies in the video-sharing platform as the pandemic forced the Catholic-majority country’s faithful online.
2 May 2021
In 2016, then 25-year-old Kenny Tanovan took over the Neuhof futsal club in the eastern French city of Strasbourg. In less than a year, the team went on to win the regional championships in Alsace. Ever since, the club has been the pride and joy of Neuhof, where men, women and children are either a part of the team or die-hard supporters. The Banlieue Project team went to meet them.
President Buhari holds virtual talks with US Secretary, Blinken, seeks US assistance over insecurity
27 Apr 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
29 May 2021
Being among the early adopters of cryptocurrencies, Spaniards have turned their country into a hub of blockchain technology. Now, retail giant El Corte Ingles is getting in on the buzz with a coin called Bitcor.
13 Jun 2021
The Pride parade is back in Provincetown, Massachusetts, a town long considered a safe haven for the LGBTQ+ community. The parade is happening in a limited capacity this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
25 Jun 2021
UEFA had barred the city of Munich from illuminating the Allianz Arena in rainbow colors in solidarity with LGBT+ people ahead of Germany's final group stage game against Hungary.
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Australia is counting down to its next federal election on May 21. The environmental crisis is high on voters' minds and smaller parties and independents are gaining momentum by riding a wave of disillusionment over the conservative coalition's lack of climate action. With a hung parliament looking likely, these minor players could force the traditional parties to do more to tackle global warming. Climate change is an increasingly hot-button issue since the country's devastating bushfires of 2019-20. Our correspondents Richelle Harrison Plesse and Gregory Plesse report.
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Brooklyn-based duo Bottler (aka producers Pat Butler and Phil Shore) have created a unique soundscape blending a myriad of styles including pop, indie rock, trip-hop and club music. In 2020, they released a double bill of EPs, "Clementine" and "Grow". Now the childhood friends are back with their debut album "Journey Work", in which they’re on a mission to explore and express the full spectrum of human experience. They joined us on Encore! to tell us more.