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Orban's EU offensive

The appeal of Viktor Orban, the Hungarian PM who wants to remake the EU in his own image. Kate Adie introduces this and other stories from correspondents around the world.

The appeal of Viktor Orban, the man who wants to remake the European Union in his own image. Stephen Sackur visits the Hungarian Prime Minister’s hometown and tries to figure out what makes him one of Europe's most successful and influential populists.

Kate Adie introduces this and other stories from correspondents around the world:

As a child, Tim Whewell dreamt of tapirs. On a recent trip to Brazil, he finally found himself in the natural habitat of these strange chunky black-and-white creatures, a bit like large long-legged pigs with trunk-like noses.

Alice Hutton discovers how the once-despised Plattenbauten – East Berlin’s communist-era pre-fab flats – could provide a solution to modern Berlin’s housing problems.

Leon McCarron meets the poets keeping a dying language alive on the Yemeni island of Socotra - hundreds of miles from the war on the mainland.

And Jane Labous enjoys an early morning exercise class off the coast of Senegal.

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