Hundreds of Iranian women watched their first men’s football match in a stadium last night.
Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The former footballer won the 1994 World Cup with his national side The Brazilian senator and former football star Romario de Souza is to run for election as governor of Rio de Janeiro in October. The state has been racked by violence and is on the verge of bankruptcy. The […]
Image copyright AFP Image caption Displaced civilians have set up makeshift camps near the border with Jordan At least 270,000 people have fled their homes in south-western Syria since the military launched an assault on rebel-held areas two weeks ago, the UN says. Many of those displaced by the fighting in Deraa and Quneitra provinces […]
The Oscars, the Golden Globes, Cannes Film Festival. Until 2017 they were Tinsel Town’s glitziest back-slapping forums. Now they’re its favourite protest events. Of course it’s down to #MeToo, the campaign against sexual harassment and abuse that swept through Hollywood last autumn and has since been Googled in every country on Earth. In its current […]