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UK local elections: Sadiq Khan, Zac Goldsmith face off in battle for London (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

UK local elections: Sadiq Khan, Zac Goldsmith face off in battle for London (part 2)

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THE INTERVIEW

Interview: Helen Clark, UN Secretary-General candidate

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PEOPLE & PROFIT

Trade trouble: Will TTIP agreement see the light of day?

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On the trail of US-exiled cleric Gulen, arch enemy of Erdogan

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Discovering the 'father of African photography' and Nobuyoshi Araki’s erotic art

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

US presidential race: Trump triumphs over Republican rivals

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IN THE PAPERS

'Time for a third party'

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BUSINESS DAILY

US doubles recall of faulty airbags

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Latest update : 2012-12-13

The Grande Dame of Paris: 850 and not a wrinkle in sight!

It has survived the Hundred Years War, the French Revolution and two World Wars - now the planet's most famous cathedral is readying itself for an invasion of camera-wielding birthday visitors. We're celebrating 850 years of Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral.

By Eve JACKSON

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2016-05-05 culture

Discovering the 'father of African photography' and Nobuyoshi Araki’s erotic art

We take you to Paris' Grand Palais, where a new exhibition honours Malian photographer Seydou Keïta, often dubbed "the father of African photography". We also meet...

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2016-05-04 culture

Something's not quite kosher at bakery in sweet comedy 'Dough'

In this week's film show: making bread and building bridges between communities are the themes of new British film "Dough". Also, a distinguished Sherlock Holmes is back on the...

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2016-05-03 culture

'Luminous Discontent': Robert Longo’s monochrome vision

Our guest made his name in the 1980s New York art scene with his charcoal renderings of men and women falling. Now, Robert Longo takes us on a visual journey from earthly...

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2016-05-02 culture

Music show: Cyndi Lauper, Keith Urban and Drake

Pink-haired pop professional Cyndi Lauper takes a detour to Nashville for her new country-influenced album. Music critic Mariam Saab joins us to explain how antipodean artist...

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2016-04-29 culture

Legendary German theatre director Peter Stein tackles Samuel Beckett classic en français

Internationally-acclaimed theatre and opera director Peter Stein talks to Richelle Harrison Plesse about his latest work, a French production of Samuel Beckett's one-man, one-act...

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