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Highlights of the year: Europe

Duration:
10 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 28 December 2012

In the conclusion of the programme’s year-end tour of the world, Steve Evans confronts full-frontal attitudes to nudity in Germany and Alan Johnston visits a place associated with mafia violence in Italy.
Hugh Schofield wonders why everyone runs in the same direction in France, and Joanna Robertson wanders around a Paris deserted by residents for the summer.
Plus, Bethany Bell wonders why the Viennese have a particular word that means ‘to grumble’.

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