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16 Sep
We look at a historic auto union strike in the US today against three major carmakers in what's been a summer of dissent. Also, we look at reactions in the Haitian and Dominican press after a row over a shared river led to border closures. Finally, we look at the laureates of the IG Nobel prizes, which are dedicated to quirky and weird scientific research!
13 Mar
'Everything Everywhere All at Once' was the big winner at the Oscars on Sunday (12.03.23), taking home seven awards including the coveted Best Picture.
19 Jan 2022
Shares in Sony slumped more by than 10 percent in Tokyo on Wednesday on news of Microsoft's $75 billion deal to buy the video games maker Activision Blizzard. Investors fear the acquisition could mean popular titles like Call of Duty would be moved exclusively to Microsoft platforms. FRANCE 24's Business Editor Stephen Carroll examines the consequences of the deal for the companies involved, and their rivals.
10 Jan 2022
As the tweets rolled in Sunday night, Netflix's "The Power of the Dog" and Steven Spielberg's "West Side Story" proved to be the big movie winners, each with three major awards. "Power of the Dog" pulled in the award for best drama, best director for Jane Campion ‚Äčand best supporting actor for Kodi Smit-McPhee.
29 Sep 2021
The 2021 Right Livelihood Award, also known as the alternative Nobel Prize, goes to Marthe Wandou, Vladimir Sliwjak, Freda Huson and the Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE).
4 May 2021
With the exception of Germany, where Bayern Munich look favorites to win a remarkable ninth straight Bundesliga crown, the incumbents in England (Liverpool), Spain (Real Madrid), France (Paris Saint-Germain, winners of eight in nine) and Italy (Juventus, winners of nine straight has lost the crown) are all under serious threat of being surpassed in 2020-21.
31 May 2019
The Scripps National Spelling Bee had so many master spellers this year that judges ran out of challenging words and crowned eight winners.
25 Feb 2019
Big Winners at the 2019 Oscars 'Green Book' took home awards for best picture and original screenplay. Mahershala Ali won best supporting actor for his role in the film. Rami Malek's portrayal of Freddie Mercury in 'Bohemian Rhapsody' won him best actor.

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1 hour ago
After beginning a strike one week ago, the United Auto Workers union has increased the number of plants affected by industrial action. Until now, workers have been striking at three sites, one each for Ford, General Motors and Stellantis. UAW leader Shawn Fain says that will be increased to 38 factories, all of them GM and Stellantis parts distribution centres. Ford has been spared of further disruption, with the union saying the company has made "important concessions".
2 hours ago
This week in Across Africa, Georja Calvin-Smith speaks to Namibian President Hage Geingob ahead of his arrival in New York for the UN General Assembly. He shares his perspective on governance, the impact of Africa's first climate change summit and the role of the African Union in responding to regional upheaval.
2 hours ago
Megan Rapinoe has ended her US national team career with a 2-0 win over South Africa in Chicago. The 38-year-old ends her stint as an international with 63 goals, 73 assists and 203 caps, along with two world cups. Rapinoe made her debut for her country in 2006, with only three players having longer spells playing for the United States. "It has been such an honor to be able to wear this shirt, play with all these players and live out my childhood dream. I know that I mean a lot to the game.
4 hours ago
Grammy-winning artist Usher will headline the halftime show at the 2024 Super Bowl in Las Vegas, Nevada, the National Football League (NFL), Apple Music and label Roc Nation announced on Sunday. The 58th Super Bowl is scheduled to take place at Las Vegas' Allegiant Stadium on Feb. 11, 2024.
5 hours ago
Philippines and Chinese vessels face off in the South China Sea, marking the latest in a series of confrontations over competing territorial claims in the important maritime passageway.
5 hours ago
The White House is warning of severe economic consequences if Congress fails to pass a funding bill by an October 1 deadline. Far-right House Republicans are demanding deep spending cuts that are almost certain to be rejected by the Democratic-controlled Senate. Also in this edition: France asks its energy firms to sell fuel at cost, and Germany looks to semiconductor production to revive its flagging industrial sector.