Emiliano Sala plane crash: Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter
22 June 2019 | 3:24 pm
A 64-year-old has been detained following police investigations into the English Channel plane crash which killed footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson. The pilot's body has never been found.
11 Aug 2019
A media report that Hamburg footballer Bakary Jatta is playing under a false name has sparked investigations by the DFB (German FA) and city authorities. The report claims there are also doubts about Jatta's age.
20 Oct 2019
The separatist crisis in the English-speaking regions of northwest and southwest Cameroon has left 530,000 people displaced. A national dialogue to resolve the conflict began in the country's capital of Yaoundé on September 30. Displaced Cameroonian anglophones in Yaoundé share their thoughts on the national dialogue.
28 Oct 2019
Liverpool needed two second-half goals to come from behind to beat Tottenham at Anfield and restore their six-point lead at the top of the table.
8 Jan 2020
Sadio Mane was named African Footballer of the Year for 2019 on Tuesday after winning the Champions League with Liverpool and leading Senegal to the Africa Cup of Nations final.
17 Jun 2020
England's Premier League returns to action this week - and the thousands of coronavirus tests that have helped make that possible have an unlikely source: a little-known start-up in Hong Kong. Prenetics/Circle DNA is playing a key role in rebooting the world's most popular football league after landing a £4 million ($5 million) contract to screen its players and staff.
27 Jun 2020
Thousands crowd the beach in the English coastal town of Bournemouth to soak up the sun on the hottest day of the year as lockdown measures are slowly eased -- but with officials still warning of another surge in COVID-19 cases.
13 Aug 2020
This is a brief look into the life, times, and achievements of Samuel Okwaraji who died playing against Angola in Lagos, thirty-two years ago.
3 Oct 2020
Cameroon: Forbidden English?
28 Oct 2020
With one part in England and one part in Wales, border town Knighton, with around 3,000 inhabitants, has to follow two different sets of Covid rules.
26 Oct 2020
Britain's special forces have taken control of the Liberia-registered oil tanker after stowaways, discovered aboard, turned violent. Initial reports suggested the ship, which had traveled from Nigeria, had been hijacked.
15 Nov 2020
Considered non-essential businesses, independent bookshops across England plan new ways to reach their customers during lockdown, and utimately fight the online giant Amazon, with the help of the independant online platform Bookshops.org.
18 Nov 2020
A winemaker in Herefordshire, in the west of England, has created "English nouveau", a lightly fermented red wine inspired by its French cousin, the "Beaujolais nouveau". With the help of climate change, vine growing has become easier and more common in England, attracting international interest.
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Sudan says troops from neighboring Ethiopia executed seven Sudanese soldiers and one of its civilians, putting the bodies on public show. Relations between the two neighbors have soured over a border dispute.
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Ahead of the annual NATO Summit in Madrid this week, the alliance's chief announced plans to increase the number of its high-readiness forces and bolster its eastern flank.
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Authorities in South Africa are seeking clues after 21 teenagers died in a packed bar. Also, the G7 is to mobilise $600 billion of investment in global infrastructure projects in the next five years, including in Africa, in a bid to counter China's initiatives. Finally, we speak to DJ and curator Mo Laudi about the "Globalisto" exhibition by African artists in the French city of Saint-Etienne.
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A German court has sentenced a 101-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard to five years in prison. The pensioner is the oldest person so far to be charged with being complicit with the war crimes of the Holocaust.
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It is election season again and some words and terms will be flying around making you wonder what they really mean. Here are some of the words and their meanings.