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Latest update : 2013-03-21

The Disunited Kingdom: does the UK really want to quit Europe?

Britain's debate on whether to stay in the EU is being driven by "corrosive English nationalism". Not the words of a Brussels spokesman, but a senior politician in charge of Wales. The call for a referendum on the UK's future in Europe is already causing a divide, with many in Scotland and Wales concerned that leaving the EU could cause untold damage to their economies. So, with Wales playing England on the rugby pitch this weekend, can they make their voices heard by their far larger neighbour?

By Marc Webber

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2018-02-22 France

'It's a jungle': Living on the street in the City of Light

A tally of homeless people in Paris last week counted at least 3,000 people sleeping rough in the capital. The French government is being criticised for not sticking to its...

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2018-02-21 Europe

Italy helps integrate asylum seekers through training

Italy is one of Europe's main arrival points for migrants, but processing each asylum request can take up to two years. That's a long period of forced idleness for asylum...

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2018-02-20 Africa

Inside the murky business of cobalt mining in DR Congo

Cobalt is an essential component of batteries for smartphones and electric cars. Around 60% of it comes from just one country, DR Congo – and most of the metal is exported to...

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2018-02-19 Europe

What's behind Germany's steep drop in juvenile crime?

One in five prison beds in Germany are empty. The figures from German juvenile offenders' institutions are even more striking: the rate of youth crime fell by half between 2007...

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2018-02-16 Africa

The revival of the Ethiopia-Djibouti railway line

In eastern Africa, you can now reliably take the train from Ethiopia's capital to neighbouring Djibouti. The new railway line - built and paid for by China - went into operation...

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