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In this edition, rumours and conspiracy theories swirl around Egypt; the Greeks fed up with being criticised for attitudes towards Europe; businessmen and environmentalists squabble over the River Danube in Croatia; how love, trolls and goblins help in the shaping of Swedish government policy and musings on the folly of empire from half way up a volcano in Indonesia.

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30 minutes

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Sat 23 Jun 2012 11:30

Forcing the Danube to go straight

Forcing the Danube to go straight
Plans to tame the Danube in Croatia so cargo can continue to be shipped efficiently between countries could greatly damage wetlands and wildlife. Read more...

The world's oldest clove tree

The world's oldest clove tree
Visiting the Indonesian island of Ternate, Simon Worrall finds a clove tree with an extraordinary history. Read more...
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