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International Day Against Nuclear Tests, plus Michael Jackson
29/08/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

International Day Against Nuclear Tests, plus Michael Jackson

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about the song Siempre lo Mismo.
The Strandbeests
26/08/2015 - Culture in France

The Strandbeests

Science fiction abounds with stories of the mad scientist in his laboratory, surrounded by beakers and decanters and odd electrical objects, trying to create a new life form.
Festivities in Chennai
22/08/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

Festivities in Chennai

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about the justice quotation. There’s “On This Day”, some great music, and of course, the new quiz question.
Prehistoric cave comes to Paris
19/08/2015 - Culture in France

Prehistoric cave comes to Paris

At the exhibition Lascaux in Paris at Paris Expo/Porte de Versailles, you can walk through a reproduction of one of the rooms of the famous palaeolithic cave and take in the 20,000-year-old ...
Michel Houellebecq
17/08/2015 - FRANCE

French author Houellebecq accused of intimidating press in spat with Le Monde

World-famous French author Michel Houellebecq is locked in bitter battle with Le Monde newspaper over a six-part series on him that started Monday.
The quiz is back!
15/08/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

The quiz is back!

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about the UNHCR.
Hidden Cairo, part 5/5
14/08/2015 - International report

Hidden Cairo, part 5/5

Cairo's creative scene is having to learn to adapt to a new environment.
Over 500 policemen at Tel-Aviv sur Seine, Paris Plage, on the 13th of August
13/08/2015 - FRANCE

Controversial Tel-Aviv sur Seine opens to a chorus of protests

Over 500 policemen are patrolling all day long on the riverbank to prevent any clashes at Tel-Aviv sur Seine.
Kenya's President, Uhuru Kenyatta, a left-hander
13/08/2015 - Africa

African lefties speak out on International Left-Handers Day

How left-handers are perceived is changing in Africa, says Armand Butera, a member of the Left-handers club in Kigali, as members celebrate International Left-Handers day worldwide.

Picasso's cubist "La Coiffeuse", worth about $15 million, was stolen in 2001
13/08/2015 - FRANCE-UNITED STATES

Lost Picasso returned to France 17 years after it was stolen

The painting “La Coiffeuse” (The Hairdresser), worth around 13.5 million euros, has turned up in Newark, in the United States, wrapped in a parcel.
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