Magnus Carlsen will not defend his world championship in 2023 against Russia's Ian Nepomniachtchi as he is not motivated to play another match, the Norwegian five-time champion said in a podcast on Wednesday.
Enes Kanter Freedom is a Turkish-born basketball player who is now a US citizen and plays for the Boston Celtics. He is also a human rights activist. In an interview with FRANCE 24, Freedom criticised billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk for opening a Tesla showroom in China's Xinjiang region, where the minority Uighurs are persecuted. He also accused Nike – the NBA's main sponsor – of "modern slavery" in China. Ahead of the Beijing Olympics, Freedom called on athletes to make their voices heard, saying the diplomatic boycott was "good but not enough".
4 Nov 2021
'An Audience With Adele' - a TV special filmed at the London Palladium - is set to air on ITV.
9 Oct 2021
Britain's favorite superspy left his mark on Hollywood on Wednesday when Daniel Craig got a star on the Walk of Fame. The world's suavest action hero was immortalized -- appropriately -- outside 7007 Hollywood Boulevard, next to fellow Bond actor Roger Moore.
14 Sep 2021
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo launches her presidential campaign - a "gamble" according to Libération, considering the steep task of reviving France's Socialist Party. Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen meanwhile sets the tone for a "bitter election campaign" and Emmanuel Macron puzzles over how to frame his re-election bid. Plus, the British papers celebrate 18-year-old Grand Slam champion Emma Raducanu and a 12-year-old Scottish boy races alongside cyclists in the Tour of Britain.
25 Aug 2021
As captain of Afghanistan's wheelchair basketball team and a women's rights activist, Nilofar Bayat fled for her life when the Taliban took over, seeking safety in Spain where she hopes to soon be back on the court.
11 Aug 2021
Red flares, flags and loud chants welcome Lionel Messi as he comes out of the Parc des Princes to greet fans after his first press conference under Paris Saint-Germain colours.
26 Jun 2021
Our guest is a writer, director and producer known for creating some of the most iconic shows in TV history: "Beverly Hills 90210", "Melrose Place", "Sex and the City", "Younger" and his latest to date, "Emily in Paris". Genie Godula met Darren Star at the 60th edition of the Monte-Carlo Television Festival, where he received the Nymphe d'honneur, an award honouring his incredible career.
13 Jun 2021
Chipmakers in Dresden, Germany, are reacting to soaring demand for semiconductors by expanding their production facilities in what's come to be called Silicon Saxony. Bosch is the latest to join the frenzy on the ground.
28 Apr 2021
Adele has reportedly asked her record label to scout out acting roles for her to make her acting debut.
25 Apr 2021
For many African actors looking to make it big, Nollywood is the place to be. But for many aspiring young female actors, it can be difficult to forge a career in the film industry with other societal pressures placed on them.14-year old Angel Onyi Unigwe describes her journey to becoming Nigeria's most influential Nollywood teen actress. She was introduced to the movie industry by her mum.
AMCON seeks senate intervention in N5trn debt recovery, Oracle, Walmart join in a bid for TikTok and more
29 Aug 2020
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