Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested: reports

Brazil's former President Michel Temer was reportedly arrested on Thursday as part of the sweeping anti-corruption investigation known as "Car Wash". Local media reported the former president was arrested in his house in Sao Paulo and flown to the Federal Police office in Rio de Janeiro. A spokeswoman for the Prosecutors Office in Rio told…

Stranger Things Season 3 Trailer Proves Growing Up Is Even Weirder Than The Upside...

This summer, we’re gonna party like it’s 1985, thanks to the new Stranger Things Season 3 trailer. The surprise clip dropped Wednesday morning (March 20) with a heaping helping of ‘80s flavor, including the Mötley Crüe hit “Home Sweet Home.” You can practically feel the summer vibes rolling off the new footage in waves. There's…

Sophie Jones: Sheffield United Women forward banned for racial abuse

Sophie Jones joined Sheffield United from local rivals Sheffield FCSheffield United Women forward Sophie Jones has been banned for five games after being found guilty of racially abusing Tottenham player Renee Hector. Hector claimed she "received some monkey noises" from an opponent during a Championship match on 6 January. Jones' contract with United was terminated…

Zimbabwe: Hard-hit town reels from cyclone as Mnangagwa vows aid

Chimanimani, Zimbabwe - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has flown into a mountainous town on Zimbabwe's eastern border with Mozambique to visit the survivors of a devastating cyclone that has killed scores of people and caused widespread damage. Since Cyclone Idai hit on Friday evening, the farming town of Chimanimani has been largely cut off from the rest of…

Nilüfer Yanya Is Ready To Become Miss Universe

When Nilüfer Yanya sings, her face stays steely. She holds a constellation of emotion in her brow as she delivers the big questions like, "Do you like pain?" Her hands, meanwhile, rhythmically widen and stretch, evolving into chord shapes that keep her songs grounded, yet aspirational. It's how each of the young London-based singer-songwriter’s tunes…

FA Cup: BBC signs new four-year broadcast deal to show competition live

The FA Cup will continue to be broadcast on BBC Sport until 2025FA Cup matches will be shown live on the BBC until 2025 as part of a new four-year broadcast deal with the Football Association. The new agreement - which starts at the beginning of the 2021-22 season - will see BBC Sport continue…

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev announces resignation

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has abruptly announced his resignation 29 years after taking office.  In a televised address on Tuesday, the 78-year-old said he has made the "difficult" decision to terminate his authority as president, but did not give a specific reason for the shocking decision. "I have decided to end my duties as president,"…

How Thank U, Next Showed The Real Ariana Grande

The memory of Mac Miller looms over Ariana Grande's album Thank U, Next, even if he's only explicitly mentioned once. The album was recorded in the space of a few weeks following the release of Sweetener last August and the September death of Miller, whom Grande dated between 2016 and 2018. She calls to him…

Christchurch mosque shootings: England to pay tribute to New Zealand victims

There was a minute's silence for the victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings before the weekend's Six Nations games, but not at Premier League or FA Cup matchesA tribute will be paid to the victims of the Christchurch shootings before England's match against the Czech Republic at Wembley on 22 March. Fifty people died in…

Student vigil for NZ mosque victims brings thousands together

Christchurch, New Zealand – When classes ended at Cashmere High School early on Monday afternoon, there was only one place Okirano Tilaia was headed to. The 17-year-old student had a date to keep. In fact, he had thousands. Looking out over a massive crowd of teenagers gathered at a park near Christchurch's Al Noor mosque,…