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After key battle, Syrian town of Kobane looks to the future

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'War is not an option,' says former FARC guerrilla leader

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EYE ON AFRICA

Madagascar political crisis: top court orders formation of unity government

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MEDIAWATCH

Ireland's abortion referendum

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Weinstein in court; Ireland abortion vote; Italy's populist takeover

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YOU ARE HERE

Sugar and spice: The flavours of the French Caribbean

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FRENCH CONNECTIONS

The French are so rude! Or are they?

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ENCORE!

The writing's on the wall: Revolutionary posters from May 68

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REPORTERS

'We heard there might be a civil war': May 68 seen from abroad

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Latest update : 2010-06-10

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A simple push of a button applies voltage and the glass changes state… This is one of the latest technologies applied to glass, a material that man has been using for thousands of years and which is now being brought up to date and made high tech.

 

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2014-12-20 gastronomy

Creative Christmas confections

At this time of year, even our food is festive, desserts in particular. Chocolate makers and pastry chefs are coming up with all manner of creative variations on the traditional...

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2014-12-13 France

French whisky

We may well be seeing a lot of whisky this festive season, whether it’s underneath the Christmas tree or in our glasses. France is the world's largest consumer of Scotch whisky,...

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2014-12-06 entertainment

A new generation of games

Adults are showing a growing interest in playing games, all manner of games, and there are new establishments where they can go to play them and let their imagination run wild.

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2014-11-29 design

Revisiting woodwork

Designers are teaming up with carpenters and craftsmen to revisit woodwork, using simple designs to bring out the beauty of this ancestral material.

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2014-11-22 gastronomy

Changing cheese culture

Cheese culture is changing, bringing new levels of sophistication to the cheese board. New eateries, stores and concepts could well change consumer habits, with people seeing...

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