British man finishes 365 marathons in a year for charity
02 January 2023 | 5:15 am
Gary McKee ran a 26-mile test of endurance every day during 2022, raising over a million pounds for two charities. The father of three has worn out 22 pairs of sneakers in a single year.
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King Charles III has cancelled his state visit to France due to ongoing industrial unrest, but the fact that he had chosen the country for his first such trip is a sign that UK-France relations are getting back on track, after years on bickering over Brexit.
Three British men are being held by the Taliban in Afghanistan, according to an NGO. A UK broadcaster reports that one of them is so-called "danger tourist" Miles Routledge.
Explaining the British monarch's wealth. This week, an investigation by the Guardian newspaper revealed that King Charles III and his late mother Queen Elizabeth II received around £1 billion from a number of estates.
Russia has deported more than 16,000 children since the start of the invasion, according to Kyiv. The International Criminal Court has accused Vladimir Putin of war crimes for unlawfully deporting children.
British American Tobacco (BAT) has been fined $635 million for breaching sanctions on North Korea. The British multinational, a leader in the sale of tobacco products, will pay the record sum to US authorities. BAT's Singapore subsidiary admitted to selling cigarettes to North Korea over a decade between 2007 and 2017, in violation of US sanctions on Pyongyang over its nuclear missile activities.
With less than two weeks to go before King Charles III's coronation on May 6, our international affairs editor and royal watcher Philip Turle answers four frequently asked questions about Britain's royal family. Could Prince William have become king on the death of Queen Elizabeth II? Is Prince Harry really the son of King Charles?
With less than two weeks to go before King Charles III's coronation on May 6, our international affairs editor and royal watcher Philip Turle answers four frequently asked questions about Britain's royal family.
The United States on Sunday sent a navy ship to Sudan to help evacuate American citizens who have been stranded in the country since fighting broke out earlier this month, two U.S. officials told Reuters.
One of the final evacuation flights of British citizens from Sudan was carried out from an airbase north of Khartoum on Saturday. The evacuees and military personnel boarded an Royal Air Force (RAF) flight at Wadi Seidna Air Base in Sudan, bound for Larnaca in Cyprus.
As the UK prepares to celebrate King Charles III's coronation, we focus on the love affair between the British royal family and Paris, which has been both long and reciprocal. A series of landmarks are dedicated to British monarchs in the capital, such as Avenue Victoria – named after Queen Victoria, who in 1855 made the first state visit to Paris in over 400 years.
The coronation of Britain's King Charles III will be the first in the lifetime of anyone below the age of 70. For more on the ritual and its evolution, historian and author Joanne Paul joined us for Perspective. She explained that the ceremony goes all the way back to the 7th century, with the first anointing of a British monarch.
With Pakistan's economic turmoil worsening, those in poverty are suffering most. The country is in the midst of a serious financial crisis caused by a long delay in the $1.1 billion bailout from the IMF.
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After decades out of fashion, a declaration to triple nuclear capacity at UN climate talks suggests a revival. Some say it's necessary to help curb emissions, others call it a needless distraction.
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The nationwide strike will likely cause thousands of cancellations and begins at 21:00 GMT on Thursday until the same time on Friday evening.
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A woman who was forced to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) as a young child in her native Somalia has told FRANCE 24 how she managed to turn her life around and transform her horrific experience into a force for good. Shamsa Araweelo has received around 70 million views of her TikTok videos, in which she explains using rubber models exactly what FGM does to a woman.
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The war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza is heightening the terror risk in the EU, according to the bloc's home affairs commissioner. The warning comes after a German tourist was killed in a knife attack in Paris.
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