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Trump invites Putin to Washington, France celebrates the World Cup, Macron's first scandal, Nicaragua's crackdown

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

A closer look at France's World Cup victory

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ENCORE!

I want your sax: France's love affair with jazz

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REPORTERS

Video: Maracaibo, the story of Venezuela's collapse

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Knife crime on the rise in London

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THE INTERVIEW

Nicaraguans 'betrayed' by Ortega, says Bianca Jagger

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IN THE PRESS

Israel's Jewish nation-state law 'strikes blow to minorities'

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BUSINESS DAILY

Cuba to push through major market reforms

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#TECH 24

We explore the digital revolution and check out the latest technological trends. Every Saturday at 2.15 pm Paris time. Or you can catch it online from Friday.

Latest update : 2010-09-23

Democratisation via the web?

Nigeria's president announces on Facebook that he will run in the upcoming election, while China's leaders launch a site where citizens can ask questions and make comments. But also: Google Scribe makes suggestions for what you should write, and Arabic has become the fastest-growing language on Facebook. And pick of the week: WeFi.com, a site which indicates worldwide WiFi hotspots.

By Francis PISANI

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2018-07-13 James CREEDON

Is the future of film interactive?

More and more movies are being made with interactive design, whether it’s the use of gaming techniques, smartphones or EEG headsets where our emotional response can change the...

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2018-07-06 Dhananjay KHADILKAR

'Deepfake' blurs the lines between reality and fiction

As artificial intelligence gets more advanced, people are using the technology to manipulate videos. These clips, known as "deepfakes", use face mapping to put words in the...

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2018-07-02 James CREEDON

Gaming addiction: Real or exaggerated?

The World Health Organization has classed compulsive gaming as an addiction, but not all experts agree. We talk to Andrew Przybylski, an experimental psychologist based at the...

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2018-06-22 Dhananjay KHADILKAR

Motorsport innovation

The annual "24 Hours of Le Mans" sports car endurance race took place earlier this month and our teams got a sneak preview at some motorsport innovation at the event. We also...

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2018-06-15 Dhananjay KHADILKAR

Football and tech: The data game is on!

The World Cup will be on our screens until July 15. But if you can't make it to Russia, game developers may have a solution for you: an immersive experience where you get to be...

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