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The refugees of Manus Island

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Zimbabwe's opposition leader says he hasn't been called upon to be part of the new government

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THE DEBATE

Palestinian Reconciliation: Will Fatah, Hamas agreement succeed?

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Could Pakistan be your next holiday destination?

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THE POLITICAL BRIEF

Defeated presidential candidate Fillon bids farewell to French politics

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Charles Manson: Murderer and cult leader dies after 47 years in prison

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PEOPLE & PROFIT

Bricks vs. clicks: Will e-commerce finish off the high street shop?

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Eastwood & Gainsbourg: Can the children of geniuses step out from their famous shadows?

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Is France a chain-smoking nation?

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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 : 2012-08-28

Mind your language: crowdfunded translation, and the best apps to get fluent

Rebecca Bowring chats with business designer Evan Samek about online translation services. These days, companies offering crowdsourced translation are trying to make an impact on the market. But is quality guaranteed when there are multiple translators? We also take a look at the best language-learning apps. Plus, there's now no excuse for boring presentations thanks to Prezi, a zoomable digital canvas.

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2017-11-17 technology

The future of surgery

From augmented reality to 3D imagery and advanced robotics, in this edition we tell you how surgeons are using technology to help them prepare and carry out a procedure. We speak...

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2017-11-10 technology

Redefining the big 'K': Scientists change rules measuring weight of kilogram

It may sound like a joke, but the kilogram is believed to have lost weight! Defined by a metal cylinder kept in a highly secured vault in Paris, scientists have now decided to...

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2017-10-27 technology

Empowering displaced people with technology

With more than 65 million displaced people worldwide, the tech community is coming together to find solutions for those in need. In this edition, we speak to the CEO of...

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2017-10-27 technology

The battle to host Amazon's 'HQ2'

Amazon has received 238 proposals from cities vying to host its second headquarters. From sending cactuses to Jeff Bezos to lighting up skyscrapers in "Amazon" orange, North...

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2017-10-20 technology

Teaching maths with holograms

After cellphones and tablets, holograms are entering the classroom, enabling students to apprehend the most complex scientific phenomena through mixed reality. In this edition,...

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