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Pascale Harter's testing the mood in Spain in the week hundreds of thousands made clear their disapproval of the Madrid government's austerity measures.

In France the new administration of President Francois Hollande wants to restore prosperity without applying too much austerity. But David Chazan says the difficulties are piling up for the new man in the Elysee Palace.

The Nigerian economy is leaking millions. Will Ross has been to the Niger Delta to find out how people are helping themselves to the country's most valuable resource, oil.

Linda Pressley tells the extraordinary tale of the travels of the corpse of Argentina's most famous First Lady, Eva Peron.

While eight thousand miles from Buenos Aires, Mark Bosworth finds a hundred thousand Finns dancing the tango under the midnight sun.

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Sat 21 Jul 2012 11:30
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Hollande's promises prove hard to fulfil

Hollande's promises prove hard to fulfil
Francois Hollande was elected president on a pledge to save French jobs but, two months on, it's proving hard to fulfil. David Chazan reports. Read more...

Finland's love affair with the tango

Finland's love affair with the tango
The BBC's Mark Bosworth asks why the dance that originated in Buenos Aires has taken Finland by storm. Read more...
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