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Writer Bernard Hare tells a story of poverty and hope from Northern England.
Philip Glass has been driven by a simple question - what is music?
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
It is 40 years since a video game was invented which would change the way we play.
Nigerian president responds to attacks on Christians; USA reaches deal on fiscal cliff.
More reaction to Indian rape victim's death; music piracy in Africa; Libyan ice-cream
It is 35 years since the South African newspaper editor was forced into exile.
News and issues making the headlines each day.
North Korea's leader spoke of reunification of the Koreas in his new year message.
Anu Anand meets a pashmina expert trying to promote traditional scarf-making in India.
Interviews, news and analysis of the day's global events.
We talk to Ivorians after at least 60 are killed in a stadium crush in Abidjan.
Wednesday 2 January 2013