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Requiem for the Arab Spring: Why has Tunisia succeeded where others failed?

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Europe in a digital world: EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel

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'The New Silk Road': Arctic melt sparks territorial scramble

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'Soviet-era enthusiasm' delivers Putin landslide

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Facebook under pressure over Cambridge Analytica data harvest

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Unearthing the past with technology

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'60 Minutes' to air interview with porn actress alleging affair with Trump

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Ireland: The forgotten Angels of Tuam

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South Africa: Former president Zuma to face corruption charges

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Latest update : 2011-08-19

Bringing old music back to life with the Boston Camerata

Joel Cohen, Emeritus Music Director of classical ensemble the Boston Camerata, joins us in the studio to explain how to give old music a contemporary twist. But first, was Coco Chanel a Nazi spy? Hal Vaughan's book exposes the secret truth behind the fashion legend. Finally, a short film shot entirely on a mobile phone on a beach in south Wales breaks records.



2018-03-16 culture

Fantasy novelist Robin Hobb among guests at France's biggest book fair

Readers, writers and industry insiders have it marked in their calendars: Paris's annual book fair is the networking opportunity of the year. It’s also a chance to hear talks and...

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2018-03-15 culture

Celebrating French gastronomy on all five continents

France is renowned for having the best cuisine in the world. To celebrate this fact, every year in March, restaurants in 150 countries cook a French meal as part of an event...

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2018-03-14 culture

Film show: 'A Wrinkle in Time', 'Roman J. Israel Esq.', 'Razzia', 'Tomb Raider'

Long-awaited Disney super-production "A Wrinkle in Time" propels girl power to an interplanetary level with a little help from Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and newcomer Storm...

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2018-03-13 culture

'I want to see strong women on screen': Nabil Ayouch puts feminism first in 'Razzia'

Tackling sexuality, women's rights and the constraints of a conservative society have got Moroccan filmmaker Nabil Ayouch in hot water in the past. Yet that hasn’t deterred him:...

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2018-03-12 culture

Music show: Star soprano Barbara Hannigan, Snoop Dogg & Meshell Ndegeocello

Whether she’s singing, conducting or doing both at the same time, Barbara Hannigan is a force to be reckoned with. Fresh from clinching a Classical Grammy, the Canadian soprano...

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