Does President Macron’s make-up bill make you blush?

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Not everyone is made up about the money spent Since Emmanuel Macron became President of France in May 2017 he has spent approximately 26,000 euros (£24,000) on make-up, an amount that has left many social media users blushing. The French weekly news magazine Le Point claimed this amount was spent [...]

West Africa steams over jollof rice war

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Shutterstock Which nation makes the best jollof rice? This simple question has grown into a fierce debate in some West African countries, where jollof rice is a national delicacy. The celebration dish is hugely popular in countries such as Senegal, Ghana, Nigeria, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Cameroon. The reddish one-pot dish is [...]

7 days quiz: When was the US’s last solar eclipse?

Warren Fyfe

It’s the weekly news quiz – have you been paying attention to what’s been going on in the world over the past seven days? If you missed last week’s quiz, try it here Picture credits: Getty Images Join the conversation – find us on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-41037691