We’ve already brought you an interview with Happy Monday’s frontman Shaun Ryder, and now we’ve gone one step further and have gone and spoken with the band’s one and only, dancer extraordinaire, that’s right the legendary Bez! To get his views on his life in music, clubbing and of course Brexit, enjoy!
Before heading to Kyrgyzstan for the SCO summit, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan met Sputnik for an exclusive interview — his first to a Russian media outlet since taking office. He explained what he expects from his meeting with President Putin, and commented on relations with India, US sanctions against Iran and the situation in Afghanistan.
Twitch has apparently crashed as popular streamer Ninja teamed up with prominent YouTuber PewDiePie to play “Friday Fortnite”, with users complaining that they could not access the web or the chat rooms during the two gaming megastars’ much-hyped collaboration.
David Beasley, the executive director of the World Food Programme (WFP), spoke about the assistance to the people of crisis-hit Venezuela and Syria, as well as the organisation’s work in North Korea, in an interview with Sputnik.
Brett King is a futurist, a bestselling author on Amazon, an award-winning speaker, the host of a globally-recognised radio show and the founder and executive chairman of neo-bank Moven. In an interview with Sputnik he outlines current challenges in personal banking and how artificial intelligence could become integral to the process.
Emmanuel Macron has long been known for his enthusiastic greetings, especially vis-à-vis his US counterpart, with one of the widest reported gestures taking place in 2017, when Macron squeezed Donald Trump’s hand for nearly half a minute.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The White House plan to deploy an additional 1,500 troops is based on false pretexts to spark a war with Iran and will only destabilise the region even further, Virginia State Senator Richard Black told Sputnik.
MOSCOW (Sputnik), Olga Lipich - In an exclusive interview with Sputnik, the Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader has spoken about his view of the world politics, including the way he sees the roles of Russian and US presidents, democracy and the importance of religions.
Joachim Paul, a member of the Rhineland-Palatinate parliament and deputy AfD leader in Rhineland-Palatinate, spoke about the results of the EU Parliament elections, which showed a surge for right-wing and green parties amid a high voter turnout.
Data published in the Modern Slavery Police Transformation Programme's annual report show there were 475 police operations into child slavery in the UK last month, compared with 53 in April 2017.
Javier Couso began his political career on the streets, joining social movements. He condemned the murder of his brother, José Couso, a cameraman covering the Iraq War, and has spearheaded a campaign for justice and establishing the truth about the US invasion.
As the European parliamentary elections draw near, Jörg Hubert Meuthen, a sitting MEP, deputy chairman of the EFDD, and the AfD’s lead candidate for the EU Parliament, explained to Sputnik how right-wingers could change Europe.
Ahead of the EU Parliamentary elections slated to be held between 23 and 26 May 2019, Sputnik asked Márton Gyöngyösi, Jobbik party executive vice-president, parliamentary group geader and a top candidate for the 2019 EP elections, what kind of reforms, in his opinion, the Bloc needs.
From 6 to 8 June, the International Business Forum will be held in St. Petersburg. It has been held since 1997 and the Russian president takes part in the event.
According to the Independence Party of the Czech Republic (SNCR), the only way for their country to become "independent and free" again is to withdraw from the European Union. The SNCR elaborated on the consequences of Brussels' decision-making for the Czech Republic and explained what the party stands for ahead of the upcoming EU Parliament vote.
While the European Parliament elections are approaching with stakes being high, German MEP and former chairman of the National Democratic Party (NPD) Udo Voigt has spoken about the party's plans for the next legislative term, as well as its priorities and concerns.
Austrian politician and former Member of the European Parliament for the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) Andreas Mölzer explained what the future holds for the European Union if Eurosceptics win the majority in the EU Parliament, as well as the secret of their popularity.
On Saturday, Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini led a rally of right-wing leaders in Milan ahead of the European Parliament elections, which will be held across all EU nations on 23-26 May. He promised to free Europe from Brussels’ “illegal occupation.”
The Venezuelan ambassador to the UK gave a candid interview on the crippling effects of the illegal US sanctions on the Venezuelan people and urged the public to speak out against the attempted coup.
As tensions between Iran and the United States continue to simmer, the global conversation is rife with speculation as to whether or not a military confrontation between the two powerhouses is likely to erupt, and if so, what the consequences could be for the wider geopolitical makeup of the Middle East.