From 2024, for a movie to be nominated for an Oscar as ‘Best Picture’, it must meet a new set of diversity standards both on camera and behind the scenes. The move […]
Countries around the world have pursued different strategies to cope with the coronavirus pandemic. While many implemented shutdowns, including Denmark, nearby Sweden took a different approach, trusting citizens to follow social-distancing guidelines […]
Cartier Carey noticed a shortage of diapers during the pandemic and decided to set-up a lemonade stand in Hampton, Virginia, to help.
Activists set up 13,000 chairs in front of the German Parliament in a symbolic action demanding the evacuation of the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos due to its […]
The first volunteers set to receive Russia’s coronavirus vaccine were getting medical checks beforehand in the isolation clinical hospital No.2 in Moscow on Monday. The Russian coronavirus vaccine will be administered to […]
The Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England has delivered a stark warning as Covid-19 cases in England have seen a consistent, two-day increase. Prof Jonathan Van Tam pointed to 17-21 year olds […]
A father in Shanghai put on a home-made Transformers costume, turning into the character Bumblebee to surprise his son at kindergarten.
Air pollution in parts of Hong Kong was recorded as being “serious”, the highest level on the government’s scale, on September 3, 2020. The problem was expected to persist despite scattered thunderstorms […]
Drive-in cinemas have been booming, for obvious reasons. But this one in New Jersey is also responding to the other big story of the year, by showcasing the work of black filmmakers […]
It’s a setback in the battle against the coronavirus. Cases of reinfection are emerging, suggesting immunity from the disease does not necessarily last long. That could complicate work on a vaccine.