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India’s gender imbalance and the risks some women take to try and have baby boys. Kate Adie introduces stories from correspondents around the world.

The risks some Indian women are prepared to take to try and have baby boys and how the battle to make them think again seems to be working. Sophie Cousins is in the state of Haryana where there are signs the gender imbalance is slowing improving.

Kate Adie introduces this and other stories from around the world.

Guy Hedgecoe explores why Spain still can’t decide what to do with the body of its former dictator General Franco, even as it prepares to celebrate 40 years since its transition to democracy.

Rebecca Ford tells the story of the last French soldier to die during World War One – but when exactly did he die?

Richard Dove takes a coach along the world’s longest sea-crossing bridge but fails to find much enthusiasm from his fellow passengers between the Chinese mainland, Hong King and Macau.

And Ash Bhardwaj has pizza with a rapper in a town called New York not far from the frontline in Eastern Ukraine.

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