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Could Sean Baker's 'Florida Project' win at Cannes?

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A frosty Vatican reception?

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THE DEBATE

We'll always have Cannes: World's most famous film festival turns 70 (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

We'll always have Cannes: World's most famous film festival turns 70 (part 1)

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Cannes 2017: Sofia Coppola returns with fraught thriller 'The Beguiled'

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Meeting 'cultural activist' and soprano Dima Bawab

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Spain's Doñana National Park is dying of thirst

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French labour reform: Macron's first push to fix the economy

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The perilous journey from Libya to Italy, told by a migrant; and capoeira for former child soldiers in central Africa

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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 : 2011-07-19

Google+: hot or not?

Google's new social network Google+ is a big step forward for the search giant after years of missteps and misjudgments in the social media market. Now, with Google+, Google is making its boldest effort yet to slow Facebook's runaway market share. Loaded with features like 'Hangouts' and 'Circles,' Google+ offers web users a distinctive alternative to other social networking sites.

By Eric Olander

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2017-05-19 oceans

How technology is helping to rid our oceans of plastic waste

The Cannes Film Festival is well underway in the south of France and this Friday's film is one of two features rocking the boat on the Riviera. The movies were financed by the...

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2017-05-12 Internet

A mad scientist's dream

Some 3.77 billion people around the world have access to the internet. But what about the other half? In this edition, we tell you more about several NGOs that are working...

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2017-05-05 technology

The robot revolution

In this edition, we tell you all about the ways in which technology is helping to purify water in an eco-friendly manner, making it either drinkable or usable for irrigation...

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2017-04-28 technology

How one NGO is using 3D printers to improve disaster relief

In this edition, we tell you about the Cassini mission, which is wrapping up its 13-year probe of Saturn's system. NASA's unmanned spacecraft has survived the first of 22 planned...

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2017-04-21 technology

How fintech is helping the unbanked

In this edition, we tell you more about the fintech revolution and how it's challenging the entire finance industry. We also speak to American rapper-turned-tech entrepreneur...

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