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U2 steal show at Superbowl with launch of new single

Veteran rockers U2 chose America's biggest sporting event of the year to launch their new single. "Invisible" was played during the Superbowl on Sunday night and launched on iTunes afterwards, with some of the profits going towards Bono's RED charity. Meanwhile, Bombay Bicyle Club chat to us about their electro crossover album.

We also check out at the new generation of Cuban hip hop artists. Since travel between the US and Cuba has been facilitated, Miami has become the go-to city for Latin beats.

Finally, the maestro of the Spaghetti Western comes to Paris: Ennio Morricone is bringing his Oscar-winning soundtracks and classical arrangements to stages across Europe. 

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2016-07-22 culture

The best of summer music festivals in France

Today we're taking a look at music festivals around France. From jazz in Vienne to rock and electro at Paris' Solidays, all music genres are covered. FRANCE 24's Aurore Dupuis...

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2016-07-21 culture

Giants of Cinema: Steven Spielberg recreates Roald Dahl's 'The BFG'

The multi award-winning director talks to FRANCE 24’s Genie Godula about bringing his high-tech talents to the quirky children's literature favourite, "The Big Friendly Giant"....

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2016-07-20 cinema

Film show: 'Elvis & Nixon', 'The BFG' and 'Fargo'

Fact is stranger than fiction, as film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us how "Elvis & Nixon" is more than an improbable title for a film. We also check out Steven Spielberg’s take...

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2016-07-14 culture

Avignon & Arles: The best of France's summer festivals

In this edition we take you to two cities in southern France, Avignon and Arles, both home to major arts festivals over the summer. This year, it's the 70th edition of the...

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2016-07-18 culture

Music show: Black Lives Matter, Alexis Taylor and FNAC Live

Musicians rally around "Black Lives Matter", taking the movement from the streets to social media. Beyoncé, Alicia Keys and Lenny Kravitz have contributed to a video calling out...

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