Thursday, 22nd February 2024


10 Feb
We look at reactions from the conservative US papers over a special report that raises questions about Joe Biden's “mental acuity” after a series of memory lapses. We also look at reactions after Volodymyr Zelensky's military shakeup, including the departure of his popular Army Chief Valery Zaluzhny.
19 Nov
British filmmaker Molly Manning Walker’s Cannes prize-winning debut film, “How to Have Sex”, has been released in France. Across the Channel, French actress and director Mélanie Laurent helms a new female action-comedy “Wingwomen”, out on Netflix while French filmmaker Claude Lelouch celebrates his 60 year-long career with nationwide retrospective cinema-shows.
2 Nov
On this week's music show, Jennifer Ben Brahim goes backstage with British dance music duo Jungle as they kick off their European tour in Paris. They've just dropped their fourth studio album "Volcano", a record erupting with timeless disco, soul and hip-hop sounds. The album is accompanied by a motion picture, with the visuals for the song "Back On 74" amassing more than 180 million views on TikTok.
5 Apr 2023
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.
26 Feb 2023
A special tribunal said there were insufficient grounds to reinstate Shamima Begum's citizenship. UK authorities stripped her of her British citizenship after she joined the "Islamic State" terror group in 2015.


1 hour ago
In the last ten years, the number of Catholic churches across Germany has been dwindling. What does this mean for the faithful?
1 hour ago
If the United Nations agency responsible for aiding Palestinians collapses from lack of funding, the economic and political impact will be felt far beyond Gaza.
2 hours ago
A German bank is making negative headlines for its investments in US commercial property. While many European banks have avoided these assets on a grand scale, Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has embraced them. What comes next?
2 hours ago
The leader of Pakistan's parliamentary kingmaker party has said a coalition government will go ahead, with key posts expected to be filled within days.
2 hours ago
Defense Minister Boris Pistorius described the frigate's Red Sea deployment as the German Navy's "most dangerous" mission in decades. But he also stressed its defensive nature, limited to intercepting Houthi strikes.
3 hours ago
Former Barcelona and Brazil soccer player Dani Alves has been found guilty of raping a woman in a nightclub. The 40-year-old was sentenced to four and a half years in prison and ordered to pay €150,000 to the victim by a court in Spain.