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Coptic Christian, billionaire, businessman and politician on Egypt's polarisation
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Raymond Verheijen says English football lacks a clear philosophy.
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Jack Reacher and Les Miserables.
In the 1990s it became clear that a brain disease could be passed from cows to humans.
El Salvador's gangs have made a truce. The murder rate has plummeted. Can it last?
The Sackman - a very different Father Christmas
Holiday-themed stories from the Atlantic island of St Helena and Finland.
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A Palestinian journalist's story of growing up in Syria's Yarmouk refugee camp
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500 years after the Reformation, John Laurenson on Germany's Protestant spirit today.
Lullabies in the Arab world are a form of self-expression. How are they evolving?
Syrian mental health professionals’ testimony on psychological scars of Syrian refugees
Rajan Datar finds out the art of presenting, with the help of Robin Lustig.
Andrew Walker and guests discuss the size of the black hole of debt facing Europe's banks.
Peter Day finds out how random acts of kindness can help businesses in surprising ways.
Philippines anti impunity law. Egyptians vote again. China bans 'ostentation'.
What really makes us smile?
Tim Harford investigates the numbers in the debate on firearms deaths.
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The anti-apartheid activist on the changing role of women in the last 80 years.
Company accused by activist investor; Egypt vice president resigns; Bluegrass playing kids
The artists from South America who helped redefine the passion for music in the region.
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Piltdown Man – could such a shocking case of scientific fraud happen again?
The story of the last US space mission to the moon 40 years ago
Sunday 23 December 2012