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Game of Thrones returns: Mega fans bask in themed pop-up bar

The award-winning fantasy epic "Game of Thrones" is entering its seventh and penultimate season - meaning the end is nigh. To prepare for the impending finale, some fans are heading to Washington DC, where a Game of Thrones pop-up bar offers an immersive experience. It's decked out with everything from an Iron Throne to a fire-breathing dragon, and of course plenty of pun-tastic cocktails inspired by the mega-hit series. We show you around.

But first, how much might international pressure have on the spiralling political and economic crisis in Venezuela? We speak to expert Christophe Ventura to find out more.

And 50 years ago, they were on opposite sides of race riots; now they are friends. We meet two residents of Newark in the US state of New Jersey, as they look back on how far civil rights have come in the last half-century.

By Catherine NICHOLSON , Joanna COCKERELL , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Sonia BARITELLO

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2017-07-19 television

Game of Thrones returns: Mega fans bask in themed pop-up bar

The award-winning fantasy epic "Game of Thrones" is entering its seventh and penultimate season - meaning the end is nigh. To prepare for the impending finale, some fans are...

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2017-07-12 El Salvador

Outrage over teen rape case in El Salvador

This week we head to El Salvador, where a 19-year-old woman has been sentenced to 30 years in jail for giving birth to a stillborn baby after she was raped. Amnesty International...

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2017-07-06 Venezuela

The Venezuelans living in exile

Protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro have swept across Venezuela for the past three months. At least 80 people have been killed and hundreds more jailed or...

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2017-06-29 Brazil

Combatting corruption in Brazil through smart software

We head to Brazil for a closer look at the world's first anti-corruption software. It might not be capable of stopping the graft scandals engulfing the country, but it does keep...

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