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A Haircut and a Pedicure

A trendy haircut in Mirpur, baby-blue painted nails in Athens and the authentic taste of a South Pacific super-food. Kate Adie introduces correspondents' stories.

A trendy haircut in Mirpur, baby-blue painted nails in Athens and the authentic taste of a South Pacific superfood. Kate Adie introduces correspondents' stories.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs has sparked repeated international criticism, but Colin Freeman finds support in surprising places: drug users, or ex-drug users, for Duterte.
Secunder Kermani gets a haircut in Mirpur, and a lesson in relations between British Pakistanis and their cousins back home. While Louise Cooper gets her nails done in Athens and finds the ugly face of recession, in a Greek beauty parlour.
In Moscow, Steven Rosenberg watches as thousands of Russians queue for a chance to glimpse a golden ark. Inside it are fragments of St Nicholas' rib, on loan from Italy.
And Simon Parker swims in the clean seas around French Polynesia and samples the silky, mustard-coloured gonads of a sea urchin.

Producer: Joe Kent.

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