Weekend Edition: Give Us the Force!

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Pascale Harter introduces stories of effort and energy from around the world. Jeremy Bowen reflects on the history behind the recent pact between the Hamas and Fatah movements in Palestine; Chris Terrill risks life and limb on the rough Atlantic waters off Mauritania with a brave crew of local fishermen; Katy Watson sees how Brazilians who've grown impatient with government promises are housing themselves in sites across Sao Paulo; Ritula Shah chews over India's economic progress (and her favourite Gujarati bread); and Nick Meo runs the gauntlet of the scam artists of Montmartre in Paris.

Producer: Polly Hope. Photo: Mauritanian fishing crews working in pairs to maximise their catch. (c) Chris Terrill

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25 minutes

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Sun 11 May 2014 08:06 GMT
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