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Thursday 28 June 2012

Ian Pannell tells us how the story of Robin Hood and his outlaws is proving popular with one of the groups of rebels fighting to overthrow President al-Assad.

Will Grant, on the campaign trail ahead of Sunday's election in Mexico, finds himself in what he describes as 'the most dangerous place I've ever been!'

Hampi in India may once have lain at the heart of one of the biggest empires in Asia but Anthony Denselow says that now it's not the place to go if you need a haircut.

Damien McGuinness has been learning that pagan traditions emerge from the past when Latvians go out to celebrate midsummer.

And Dany Mitzman tells us that at an Italian wedding food is more important than speeches and confetti isn't something you throw, it's something you eat!!



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