France's interior minister faulted the Chinese organisers of the Olympic torch relay for its chaotic run through Paris, saying in an interview on Wednesday that French police merely provided technical support. "The Olympic rule is that the organising country is always responsible for preserving the flame," Interior Minister Michele Alliot-Marie said.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy sharply criticised the chairperson of scandal-hit bank Société Générale in an interview published on Tuesday, saying his response to billion-euro losses was "not normal". "When the president of a company sees losses of that magnitude and does not draw conclusions from it, that's not normal," Sarkozy said.
With internet lag keeping them from global competition, local gamers have settled on a format for EA’s FIFA 2020 allows 11 people to play as a team. And the prize money in local leagues is growing. Eyaaz Matwadia boots up for the first instalment of Gaming Corner
The producer spoke to Cayleigh Bright on the day the Cape Town Opera returned to rehearsals after almost six months of lockdown about the future-proof transcendence, resilience and relatability of opera