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Back from the brink? Gaza shootout triggers worst fighting since 2014

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Saudi Arabia's increasing influence in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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The Queen, infertility and marriage troubles: Michelle Obama's tell-all memoir

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Latest update : 2018-09-11

Sopranos star Michael Imperioli on his New York coming-of-age romp with Lou Reed

He's best known for his Emmy-winning role as Christopher Moltisanti in the famed series "The Sopranos", but Michael Imperioli is in the studio speaking to Eve Jackson about his debut novel "The Perfume Burned His Eyes". The coming-of-age tale that explores many a teenage boy's fantasy - befriending The Velvet Underground icon and solo musician Lou Reed - is being translated into French.

By Eve JACKSON

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2018-11-13 ENCORE!

She's alive: Discovering Mary Shelley, 200 years after Frankenstein was published

She was a teenage girl whose first novel became a modern myth. This year marks 200 years since Mary Shelley's gothic masterpiece "Frankenstein" was first published. For the...

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2018-11-12 ENCORE!

Music show: Alex Hepburn, Vanessa Paradis and Smashing Pumpkins

Five years after her tremendously successful debut "Together Alone", Alex Hepburn is back with a new album, "If You Stay". She's gone back to the influences that made her want to...

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2018-11-09 ENCORE!

'The Harlem Hellfighters': The African Americans who fought in World War I

They may have lived in a segregated society in the US, but on the battlefield, they fought alongside their French peers. The 369th infantry regiment was made up of...

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2018-11-08 ENCORE!

Film show: 'Bohemian Rhapsody', 'Fahrenheit 11/9', 'Little Tickles'

He's got the overbite, the voice and the flamboyant posturing: film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us how Rami Malek has nailed his portrayal of Freddie Mercury in new Queen biopic...

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2018-11-07 ENCORE!

France’s book of the year is….

Forty-year-old French writer Nicolas Mathieu has been anointed France's 2018 prince of literary fiction. His second book “Leurs enfants après eux” - a phrase from the Bible which...

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