Arts & Culture

A$AP Rocky found guilty of Sweden assault

The US rapper will not serve a prison sentence in a case which saw intervention of US President Donald Trump.

US rapper A$AP Rocky found guilty of Sweden assault

Arts & Culture

Ivory Coast music star DJ Arafat dies in road crash

Mourning fans gather at Abidjan hospital after news spreads of 33-year-old singer's death.

Ivory Coast music star DJ Arafat dies in road crash

Europe

Edinburgh Festival: Performances with new technologies

Largest arts and culture festival hosts experimental international productions.

Arts & Culture

#NotMyHarriet: Who gets to represent black US history?

Controversial choice of British actress to play black American icon Harriet Tubman stirs debate.

#NotMyHarriet: Who gets to represent black US history?

Opinion

The eternal fruit of Toni Morrison's Iroko tree

Toni Morrison was and forever will be an inspiration for those who seek to set their imagination free.

Nanjala Nyabola

by Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

Arts & Culture

Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison dies at 88

Morrison, a seminal voice in African American literature, had 'a long, well-lived life', her family says.

Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison dies at 88

Europe

Edinburgh arts festival offers performers counselling

Festival organisers unroll new measures to help performers deal with mental health issues.

Arts & Culture

'In Palestine, art has become a privilege, not a right'

The Palestine Youth Orchestra is touring Europe, having conducted rehearsals via Skype because of travel restrictions.

Young Palestinian musicians challenge 'system of oppression'

Europe

World's largest arts festival under way in Edinburgh

This year, 'fake news' is the subject of many performances at the often-political festival.

Opinion

How ethnonationalists use the UNESCO World Heritage label

Myanmar, India and China have all pursued UNESCO World Heritage status for sites of mass victimisation of minorities.

Azeezah Kanji

by Azeezah Kanji

Azeezah Kanji

Music

Freedom over exile: Kayem's boundary-crossing hip-hop

Libyan-US musician and campaigner joins The Stream for a special live performance and to talk about his commitment to the land of his father.

Freedom over exile: Kayem's boundary-crossing hip-hop

AJ Impact

Three ex-bankers win Netflix backing to conquer India's Bollywood

Local studio Pocket Aces offers fresh storylines on mobile phones as global giants try to muscle in.

Three ex-bankers win Netflix backing to conquer India's Bollywood

AJ Impact

World's best-performing restaurant stock is Thai dessert shop

After You shares have tripled in 2019 thanks to strong growth and Thailand's expanding urban middle class, analysts say.

World's best-performing restaurant stock is Thai dessert shop

Counting the Cost

Why are big brands buying into Muslim fashion?

Burberry, D&G, Tommy Hilfiger - some of the world's biggest brands are tapping into a booming Muslim fashion industry.

Arts & Culture

Cesar Pelli: Architect who designed Petronas Towers dies

The Argentine architect designed some of the world's most recognisable buildings.

Cesar Pelli: Architect who designed Petronas Towers dies