Francois Hollande calls Trump out on Paris comment Play

Francois Hollande calls Trump out on Paris comment

During a speech at the annual Conservative Political Action Committee US President Trump said Paris is no longer Paris because of immigration. French President Francois Hollande reacted by pointing out the much lower rates of gun crime in France compared to the US. Feb 25, 2017
Colourful carnival season begins in Rio de Janeiro Play

Colourful carnival season begins in Rio de Janeiro

The Carnival season has begun in Rio de Janeiro. The five-day festival is expected to attract more than 1 million visitors. The annual parades feature up to 5,000 dancers.Over 70 samba schools compete in the nationally televised parades. The performers rehearse for months for their big moment in the spotlight. Feb 25, 2017
Colourful carnival season begins in Rio de Janeiro Play

Colourful carnival season begins in Rio de Janeiro

The Carnival season has begun in Rio de Janeiro. The five-day festival is expected to attract more than 1 million visitors. The annual parades feature up to 5,000 dancers.Over 70 samba schools compete in the nationally televised parades. The performers rehearse for months for their big moment in the spotlight. Feb 25, 2017
Trump said immigration is damaging Paris during CPAC 2017 speech Play

Trump said immigration is damaging Paris during CPAC 2017 speech

US President Donald Trump has used Sweden, Germany and the city of Paris as examples for the negative effects of unchecked immigration. Speaking in front of a crowd at the annual Conservative Political Action Committee in National Harbor, Maryland, Trump spoke of his friend Jim who would no longer visit Paris, saying Paris is no longer Paris. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault tweeted as a reaction to Trumps comment: 3.5 million American tourists visited France in 2016, they are always welcome. Feb 25, 2017
#OscarsSoWhite? Here are the 6 black actors nominated for 2017 Oscars Play

#OscarsSoWhite? Here are the 6 black actors nominated for 2017 Oscars

For the past two years the Academy Awards ceremony was criticised for the lack of black actors nominated for an Oscar. It is unclear if #OscarsSoWhite had an effect on the selection of the nominees but this year a record six black actors were nominated for an 2017 award: Denzel Washington, Ruth Negga, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris. Feb 25, 2017