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A man gives coins to a beggar as for many ordinary citizens times are harder than ever, La Bola, southern Spain, 27 August 2015.
01/09/2015 - Europe - France

Eurozone unemployment lowest in three years; not in France

Unemployment in the eurozone fell to its lowest level in three and a half years in July.

French press review 31 August 2015

Austria's truckers of shame are on the front page of the French press, as the migrant crisis worsens.

French press review 28 August 2015

In Greece Syriza members lose their illusiuons, China is still reeling from the Tianjin explosion and another migrant tragedy strikes as European leaders discuss the humanitarian challenge nearby, ...

French weekly magazines review 23 August 2015

Is the debate about pork in school dinners turning the French into fools?

French press review 22 August 2015

Greece's Alexis Tsipras faces uncertainty as key allies defect to form a new party ahead of key elections; Donald Trump's wild card messes up casting for the White House race; a posh funeral for Rome ...
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.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in the Greek parliament
20/08/2015 - Greece

Greece to face new election after EU resumes bailout programme

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to resign next Thursday and an early election should take place on 20 September, a government spokesperson said Thursday.
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.

French press review 12 August 2015

Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU/PF party faces an implosion as the battle to succeed 91-year-old Robert Mugabe looms.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras share a podium following talks at the Chancellery in Berlin March 23, 2015.
11/08/2015 - Greece

Greece slugs it out with creditors, Germany reaps the multi-billion-euro reward

Greece has finally reached a deal on a bailout with its international creditors.