Tonight the famous French DJ David Guetta will be kicking off the Euro 2016 by performing the official music for the European football championship at the Eiffel Tower.
His father would have had him play soccer, but Mark Nzeocha had other ideas. The German opted for American football, and now he is on course to reach the pinnacle of the sport: the Super Bowl.
Sudan's first-ever women's football league has kicked off. It is a major achievement for a nation in crisis earlier this year after the ouster of Omar al-Bashir and the subsequent turmoil as Sudan battled to create a transitional government.
An icon of European film who rose to global fame on the back of "La Dolce Vita," Federico Fellini's indelible mark on modern cinema has little faded 100 years since his birth.
More than a bestselling spy novelist: John le Carré has been named the recipient of Sweden's annual Olof Palme Prize for his "extraordinary contribution to the necessary fight for freedom, democracy and social justice."
One of the world's most famous violists is an all-round musician who has inspired much contemporary music and many composers — not as a diva but through solid work for the cause of music.
The influential contemporary artist was one of the leading figures of the Conceptualism movement. John Baldessari, who humorously defied established definitions of art, has died at the age of 88.
The surprise news that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry plan to retire from royalty has triggered a series of humorous reactions on Twitter — as well as harsher comments reflecting polarization on the topic.
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