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Ukraine's Warmongers: Far-right blamed for Kiev grenade attack (part 2)

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Ukraine's Warmongers: Far-right blamed for Kiev grenade attack (part 1)

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A Syrian family's desperate journey westward

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Stereophonics remember their roots on 'Keep the Village Alive'

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India’s pharmaceutical industry under scrutiny

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Music show: Rock en Seine, Maïa Vidal and a-ha

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Chinese journalist apologises 'for contributing to market turmoil'

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Boko Haram blamed for massacre in northeastern Nigeria

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The group buying phenomenon

The Chicago-based group buying company 'Groupon' is credited with sparking one of the latest waves in online shopping by connecting merchants and consumers with unbelievable deals. Although the company is now encountering a number of obstacles from management woes to overseas expansion, the group buying phenomenon that Groupon sparked is taking off.

By Eric Olander

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2015-08-28 water

Saving water, one shower at a time

This week on Tech 24, we take a look at Nebia, the shower of the future. It promises to reduce water consumption by 70%. Then, we head to Kenya, where a startup has created a...

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2015-07-10 technology

Harnessing the power of the sun - and protecting ourselves from it

This week we're talking solar power. The Solar Impulse 2 plane is shattering records, but did you know that solar energy is already a part of our everyday lives? We discuss its...

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2015-07-03 technology

Testing robots to play, snuggle and learn

China hopes the Zhongguancun district in Beijing will rival Silicon Valley with its start-ups, incubators and investors. Our report takes a look at the budding tech sector there....

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2015-06-26 Twitter

Governing in 140 characters

Virtual governance is a reality in Spain, where the town of Jun is administered using Twitter. Our special report looks at how it works. Next, we speak to Lama Mansour, founder...

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2015-06-19 technology

Cyborgs: The future of the human race?

This week we explore biohacking. One of our own journalists volunteers to get a chip injected in his hand and become... a cyborg! We also meet a specialist in the biohacking...

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