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What impact is globalisation having on our sense of personal and national identity?
It is a popular statistic used by celebrities and charity campaigners but is it true?
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'It's easier to kiss a friend than a stranger.' Michael Douglas.
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1/2 How does the division between Sunni and Shia Islam play out in Britain today?
With stories from Pakistan, Hungary, Yemen, North Korea and Dubai.
How is the turmoil on the streets affecting the country's economic prospects?
BBC Sport brings you all the latest stories and results from around the world.
With more news now available online does the internet spell doom for the daily newspaper?
What role will China play in space exploration in the future?
BBC World Service resumes its medium wave broadcasts to Israel at the request of listeners
Presented by Paul Henley with guests Colleen Graffy in London and Ed Girardet in Geneva.
Can technology help to ease 200 km traffic jams in Sao Paulo?
Norman Foster created the Gherkin in London and redesigned the New York Public Library.
Why can the ubiquitous act of bathing mean so many different things for different people?
A rich musical journey with eight of Africa’s most inspiring up-and-coming artists
Erdogan speaks to supporters; Rouhani and the US; the man who defined genocide.
Do some hallucinogenic drugs have therapeutic power? Should research on them be legalised?
Live sport from around the world with news, interviews and analysis.
Where is German innovation and why are so few of its universities ranked as world leaders?
PM addresses supporters; Putin warns West against arming rebels in Syria; hapless fathers
3/6 Psychologists and political prisoners reveal how to stay sane in solitary confinement
Around a million cosmic rays pass through us every night but where do they come from?
David Cameron insists progress against tax evasion is being made, ahead of the G8 summit
Businesses in the US are helping their immigrant workers to learn to speak English
Ingenuity at work - and at play - in Gaza City and how life is changing in Kathmandu
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
Monday 17 June 2013