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Our Focus programme brings you exclusive reports from around the world. From Monday to Friday at 7.45 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-10-03

Scottish Independence: a Simple Yes or No?

In just under a year's time, a new European country could be created. Scotland will vote on whether to be break away from the rest of the UK. The campaigns for a "yes" or "no" vote are getting underway. Pro-independence campaigners are giving it their all, but, despite their enthusiasm, poll after poll is forecasting their defeat.

By Yong CHIM , Helen PERCIVAL , Alix BAYLE

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2018-01-18 Middle East

Rise of sandstorms plagues Middle East

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2018-01-17 Asia-pacific

Why Hong Kong is Asia's electronic garbage dump

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2018-01-16 Europe

Strict controls behind Denmark's generous unemployment benefits

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2018-01-15 Americas

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2018-01-12 Europe

How Sweden is turning its waste into gold

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