Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II congratulates the 11th anniversary of Kosovo’s independence to the President

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has sent the following message to the President of the Republic of Kosovo, on the occasion of the 11th anniversary of Kosovo's independence: "It gives me great pleasure to send Your Excellency my congratulations on the celebration of...

Dua Lipa, the first Albanian woman in history to win a Grammy!

Every artist dreams of winning a Grammy and Dua Lipa won not one, but two and she joins Adele and Amy Winehouse as the only English female singers to win 2 awards or more at the Grammys. Grammys not only celebrates an artist’s talent, creativity and work, but the...

In Grammy’s 2019 ‘Best New Artist’ category, two Albanian goddesses among eight nominees

Heading into the 2019 Grammys tonight, the nominees in the Best New Artist category cover a range of genres, from rock to R&B to country. And, as always, some of them aren't exactly "new." There are a whopping eight acts in the category this year and among them,...

Albania: pretty beaches, open-sea swimming, culture on the cheap, ancient traditions and modern aspirations

My sister and I had been looking for a Mediterranean destination for a short summer break. The only criteria? Not a blow-the-bank vacation, but an adventure that would afford plenty of pretty beaches, open-sea swimming and culture. Albania, or Shqiperia as the locals...

Dua Lipa to record the next James Bond theme?

During an interview with BBC Radio5 Live, British electropop outfit Years & Years drummer Mikey Goldsworthy accidentally let slip that the new Bond theme will be brought to us by Dua Lipa, putting an end to all speculations. "Because we had Judy Dench who was M,...

93% of Kosovo households have internet access, compared to 90% of UK ones

Around 93.2 per cent of households had internet access from home in 2018, from any device, according to a survey by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics. Online access was mostly from mobile phones, followed by laptops, desktop computers and then tablets. Meanwhile,...