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Genevieve Nnaji‘s rise from Nollywood to Netflix

Genevieve Nnaji‘s rise from Nollywood to Netflix

Nigerian star and film director Genevieve Nnaji has already shown that she is a force to be reckoned with, so the disqualification of her Netflix film from the Oscars is unlikely to frustrate her ambitions. In fact from the Academy‘s best international feature film category may well act as a springboard for her future success. The 40-year-old has starred in […]

How do you fight extreme wildfires?

How do you fight extreme wildfires?

The sight of soaring flames, burning trees and scorched earth is becoming a familiar one for people around the world. From Brazil to Australia, and from California to Indonesia, massive wildfires have torn through vast areas of forest this year. So how do you fight them? Alexander Held, an expert in wildfires at the European Forest Institute, and Kirsten Langmaid, […]

Robyn Crawford opens up about Whitney Houston

Robyn Crawford opens up about Whitney Houston

Robyn Crawford was Whitney Houston‘s best friend. A childhood confidant who became her assistant and creative partner. They were also, briefly, lovers. For years, their romance has been the subject of rumour and speculation. Two recent films about Houston‘s life, Whitney: Can I Be Me and the family-sanctioned Whitney, raked over the coals of their relationship – suggesting Crawford was […]

How the Irish sport of hurling came to the US

How the Irish sport of hurling came to the US

On Saturday, the annual Hurling Classic brings the Irish sport to US audiences once more, but this time in New York City. So what is this ancient sport that‘s finding new popularity in America, asks Patrick Redmond? Long ago, they say a young Irish boy found himself cornered by a ferocious guard dog. Armed with only a ball and a […]

Heiress Tiffany Li found not guilty of murdering ex-boyfriend

Heiress Tiffany Li found not guilty of murdering ex-boyfriend

A Californian property heiress accused of murdering the father of her two children over a custody battle has been acquitted by a jury. Tiffany Li, 34, was found not guilty of conspiring with her boyfriend to kill Keith Green, 27, and dispose of his body in 2016. Prosecutors accused Ms Li of orchestrating the murder because she feared losing custody […]