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Grandmas Project: ‘Their history was passed down through food’

In today’s Perspective we meet Jonas Pariente. He is the founder of Grandmas Project, a website that compiles videos of recipes and stories from grandmothers around the world, filmed by their grandchildren. If you’re older, you may enjoy it for its au…

Mali’s basketball star: NBA top player Cheick Diallo makes hometown proud

In our weekly roundup: At just 22 years old, NBA basketball star Cheick Diallo is already an icon for young Malians. FRANCE 24 caught up with him on his recent trip back home. Also, there are concerns that tensions between Fulani herdsmen and farmers …

Bauer Media wins appeal to slash £2.5m in libel damages awarded to actress Rebel Wilson as Australian court cuts it to £338,000

An appeals court has slashed the record 4.6m Australian dollar (£2.5m) libel damages awarded to actress Rebel Wilson to A$600,000 (£338,000) after an appeal by a magazine publisher. The 38-year-old Australian comic actress, best known for starring in the Pitch Perfect movies and Bridesmaids, was not in the Court of Appeal in Melbourne to hear … Continue reading “Bauer Media wins appeal to slash £2.5m in libel damages awarded to actress Rebel Wilson as Australian court cuts it to £338,000”

Spain rally behind De Gea as questions swirl over goalkeeper’s form

Spain players are rallying behind goalkeeper David De Gea as they prepare for their second group game at the World Cup against Iran in Kazan on Wednesday.

De Gea endured an evening to forget in Spain’s opening match against Portugal on Friday, commit…