Kim Kardashian visits White House with women pardoned by Donald Trump
The reality star, who has spent the past few years fighting for prison reform, revealed that she was headed back to the White House. Kim Kardashian, via Twitter Kim Kardashian, via Twitter Kim Kardashian, via Twitter Kardashian has been studying to become a lawyer and has visited the White House at least twice as part of her prison reform work.
Tokyo: Culture vibes in Japan's new era
When people think of Japan they often think of harmony, tranquility and rules but also manga, Hello Kitty, Pokémon and rainbows. Cuteness, which translates as "kawaii" in Japanese, has become Japan's worldwide image. But the host country of the 2020 summer Olympics has so much more to offer. FRANCE 24's culture editor Eve Jackson takes viewers to Tokyo to check out the vibrant cultural scene in the world's largest city.
Paris's Louvre Museum extends shutdown over coronavirus fears
The world's most visited museum remains shut for a second day as Louvre staff worry about potential infections. It's the latest blow to France's tourism industry due to the coronavirus outbreak as Italy suffers a similar impact in its northern hubs of Venice and Milan. The disease - now spreading to 60 countries - has severely hampered China's manufacturing activity, with the sharpest contraction ever in February, which is having a knock-on effect throughout the region. Meanwhile, stock markets rebound f
UAE falcon hospital a window into Emirati tradition
Falcons perch majestically in the waiting room of Abu Dhabi's falcon hospital, awaiting a routine check-up. After waiting in the pristine white-marbled reception area of the animal hospital, the falcons will undergo blood tests in order to complete paperwork for a hunting trip.
The Berlinale reflects the #metoo era
Film journalist Emma Jones speaks to Eve Jackson from the Berlin Film Festival about the prominent women in the spotlight there, former First Lady and Secretary Hillary Clinton, Helen Mirren and Cate Blanchett and reactions to the Harvey Weinstein verdict.
Disney boss Bob Iger steps down after 15 years as CEO
The Chief Executive of Disney, Bob Iger, has stepped down from the top job at the entertainment giant after fifteen years. It was a surprise move which sees the head of the company's theme parks business, Bob Chapek, take up the role. Iger will stay on as Executive Chairman, where he will focus on the creative element of the business. Also today, we look at some of the latest warnings from businesses on the impact of the coronavirus.
In London, a "death cafe" gives people safe space to discuss the finality of death
Sitting at the head of the table, "death cafe" facilitator Mireille Hayden listens carefully as a young woman who recently lost her father shares her experience dealing with grief. At this unusual cafe in London, people from all ages and all walks of life meet to sip a cup of tea and eat cake, while telling stories of grief, loss and bereavement, and discussing the great beyond and the finality of death. No topic is off limits and the objective is clear: breaking the "taboo" of death and encouraging people to "make the most of their finite lives".