Chelsea FC owner Abramovich sues KGB book author
29 July 2021 | 1:03 pm
Roman Abramovich is suing a British journalist for libel over a book about KGB influence in modern Russia which claims the billionaire was acting as "Putin's cashier" when he bought Chelsea.
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A trial pitting Italy's far-right Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni against writer Roberto Saviano started in Rome. It follows an outburst two years ago by Saviano over Meloni's stance on migrants.
28 Nov 2022
The acclaimed author is being awarded the Geschwister-Scholl-Preis for his book "Diary of an Invasion," chronicling Russia's attack on Ukraine in early 2022.
24 Dec 2022
A Christmas carol by a Nazi poet loyal to the regime is still in the Protestant hymnal. Now, there is a discussion about removing the song by Hermann Claudius in the next edition.
Prince William and Kate make first appearance since release of Harry's book.
For Robert Douglas Fairhurst, it was being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, an unpredictable and still misunderstood illness. As a literature professor, stories played a key role in helping him make sense of the diagnosis. He recounts the journey in his book "Metamorphosis: A Life in Pieces". The author joined us for Perspective.
Prof. Micheal Nwankpa, Founding Director and Director of the Research Centre for African Conflict and Development, London launched his much-anticipated book Nigeria’s Fourth Republic, 1999-2021: A Militarised Democracy at the University of Lagos recently.
Ayomide Sotubo and James Agberebi on The Nutmeg talk about current football stories. Graham Potter has finally been shown the exit door at Chelsea. That's the 12th managerial sacking in the Premier League season. There is so much more to discuss in this episode.
After facing years of trial for attending an anti-government protest in her country in 2020, the acclaimed novelist has finally been acquitted. The Booker Prize nominee calls for justice for those mistreated by the law.
"The Sex Lives of African Women" has now been distributed in more than 100 countries. Annette Young talks to its author, Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, about deconstructing stereotypes in female sexuality. Also, we examine the story of Shaina Hansye, a 15-year-old French girl who was stabbed and burned alive and whose tragic death sparked a national debate. Plus, reclaiming the streets, this time with street art: the push by female French artists to ensure they get their fair share of space for their work.
Cormac McCarthy, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist who in prose both dense and brittle took readers from the southern Appalachians to the desert Southwest in such novels as “The Road,” “Blood Meridian” and “All the Pretty Horses,” died Tuesday. He was 89.
Judith Kerr, who wrote "When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit" and "The Tiger Who Came to Tea," was born 100 ago. Revisit DW's encounter with the late German-British author for the project "After the Escape."
Former Cullman Fellow Hernan Diaz Wins Pulitzer Prize for 'Trust' The New York Public Library congratulates Hernan Diaz on winning the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel Trust, which he researched and wrote during his 2020–2021 Fellowship at the Library's Dorothy and Lewis B.
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More than a fifth of the French population is disabled. But for 80 percent of them, it doesn't show. Whether to disclose it or not is a delicate choice, given that disability is the leading cause of discrimination in France. Our team went to meet teenager Marc, who has a rare disease that means he has barely any intestines. They also met Joëlle, who suffers from multiple sclerosis and several other illnesses.
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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has addressed lawmakers about his coalition government's budget crisis. Ministers must fill a hole in state finances after a bombshell Constitutional Court ruling on borrowing.
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Germany's domestic intelligence agency says the danger of a terror attack in the country is "higher than it has been for a long time." It cited the October 7 Hamas attacks and the subsequent Israel-Hamas war as factors.
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The sports drama tells the true story of the inexperienced 1936 University of Washington rowing team which went on to beat Ivy League teams and compete for gold at the Berlin Summer Olympics.
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Climate advocate and former U.S. vice president Al Gore slammed the UAE COP28 climate summit on Sunday, saying the appointment as president of Sultan al-Jaber, a key figure in the oil industry, was an abuse of public trust.
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Sultan al-Jaber has refuted claims he does not believe the world needs to phase out fossil fuels. His comments came after a report in which he claimed development without the use of fossil energy wasn't possible.
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