Louise Glück’s humour and universalism win over the Nobel Committee

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Louise Glück’s humour and universalism win over the Nobel Committee” – below is their description. American poet and essayist Louise Glück is this year’s winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. We take a look at the author’s signature themes of family, mythology and loss through her poem … Read more Louise Glück’s humour and universalism win over the Nobel Committee

Investigation into Trump’s taxes goes viral, spawns flurry of creative hashtags

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Investigation into Trump’s taxes goes viral, spawns flurry of creative hashtags” – below is their description. In tonight’s MEDIAWATCH we take a look at some of the many hashtags surrounding US President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Following the New York Times’ bombshell findings, Twitter is alight with … Read more Investigation into Trump’s taxes goes viral, spawns flurry of creative hashtags

San Francisco: ‘We don’t know when the sun is going to come back’ | Telegraph dispatch

The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “San Francisco: ‘We don’t know when the sun is going to come back’ | Telegraph dispatch” – below is their description. During California’s annual autumn fire season, it’s not unusual for San Franciscans to wake up to hazy skies and poor air quality. But on Wednesday morning the … Read more San Francisco: ‘We don’t know when the sun is going to come back’ | Telegraph dispatch

Kourtrajmé gets its close-up: Grassroots cinema from the Paris suburbs

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Kourtrajmé gets its close-up: Grassroots cinema from the Paris suburbs” – below is their description. In 1995 “La Haine” rocked French cinema to its core, and the shockwaves were felt across society, from artistic circles to the underprivileged suburbs it depicted. One bittersweet phrase from the film’s … Read more Kourtrajmé gets its close-up: Grassroots cinema from the Paris suburbs

Australian Scientists Name Newly Discovered Insects After Marvel Characters

During the past year CSIRO scientists have given scientific names to 165 new species, including tributes to Marvel characters Deadpool, Thor, Loki, and Black Widow along the way. Paying homage to another name creator, they also named a fly after Stan Lee, the comic book creator who named the Marvel characters. CSIRO entomologist Dr Bryan … Read more Australian Scientists Name Newly Discovered Insects After Marvel Characters

Duke of Edinburgh seen smiling on rare outing in Winsdor Castle | ITV News

The Duke of Edinburgh carried out his last solo engagement nearly three years ago when he retired. Now, at the age of 99, Prince Philip has made a rare appearance in the grounds of Windsor Castle. It was to handover the role of Colonel-in-Chief of the Rifles infantry regiment to The Duchess of Cornwall — … Read more Duke of Edinburgh seen smiling on rare outing in Winsdor Castle | ITV News

Film show: French comedy thumbs its nose at political correctness and tackles racism

With anti-racist protests erupting in Europe and the United States, Jean-Pascal Zadi and John Wax’s film on the particularities of French racism is a timely release. “Tout Simplement Noir” brings together a star-studded cast who manage to find the humour in some serious social questions. We also check out the film festival billing itself as the first post-Covid-19 … Read more Film show: French comedy thumbs its nose at political correctness and tackles racism

Author Michael Rosen Says He Was Hours from Death with COVID-19 | Good Morning Britain

After being admitted to Intensive care with Covid-19, popular poet and broadcaster, Michael Rosen was told his chances of going home were 50/50. He said doctors warned “he might not wake up” before being placed in an induced coma for 47 days. He later found out his respiratory system, liver and kidneys were on the … Read more Author Michael Rosen Says He Was Hours from Death with COVID-19 | Good Morning Britain

Boris Johnson ‘played Trump like a fiddle’ says John Bolton

In an interview with Jon Snow on tonight’s Channel 4 News, John Bolton who served President Trump as National Security from April 2018 to his ousting in September 2019, says President Trump cant distinguish between personal relationships and national relationships. Mr Bolton says he wouldn’t describe Boris Johnson’s approach as sucking up to Donald Trump. … Read more Boris Johnson ‘played Trump like a fiddle’ says John Bolton

Burkina Faso comedians combat COVID-19 anxiety with humour

Young people in Burkina Faso are turning to comedy to deal with mounting uncertainty. With the country already struggling from years of violence, comedians are now using humour to address serious health issues like the global pandemic. Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – … Read more Burkina Faso comedians combat COVID-19 anxiety with humour

Ricky Gervais Talks About The Second Series Of Afterlife | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF Ricky Gervais is back with a second series of Afterlife. Following a man struggling to come to terms with his wife’s death, the show has moments of hilarity and also moments of sadness. And with the subject of grief being possibly more poignant now than ever before, Ricky believes it’s … Read more Ricky Gervais Talks About The Second Series Of Afterlife | This Morning

Coronation Street’s Ken Barlow on Corrie Stopping Filming and Meditation | This Morning

Coronation Street’s Ken Barlow on Corrie Stopping Filming In the UK, ITV1’s This Morning, spoke to a cast member of Coronation Street, a long running soap opera, about the cessation of filming for Covid-19: Coronation Street may have announced they are stopping filming, but their longest-serving cast-member is still keeping spirits up. He is usually … Read more Coronation Street’s Ken Barlow on Corrie Stopping Filming and Meditation | This Morning

Would You Rather Be Funny or Beautiful? | Loose Women

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1VGTPwA She may be one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood but Reese Witherspoon would rather be known for her sense of humour over her looks. She said: “Funny doesn’t sag.Your boobs go south, your face goes south, but you can always be funny.” The Loose Women panel debate whether … Read more Would You Rather Be Funny or Beautiful? | Loose Women

Gucci Mascara L’Obscur Tutorial: Classic Look | Gucci Beauty

The second video from the Two-In-One Tutorial series with Gucci Mascara L’Obscur directed by Max Siedentopf. Referencing the 80s aesthetic of irony, humour and playfulness, the set becomes a craft workshop where Gucci Global Makeup Artist, Thomas de Kluyver, teaches makeup lovers how to achieve the ‘classic look’ with the new mascara and how to … Read more Gucci Mascara L’Obscur Tutorial: Classic Look | Gucci Beauty