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Letters from a shrinking globe: around the day in 80 worlds.

Britische Zeitungs-Frontpage: "We're out"

A Long Night - A Difficult Dawn

Dissecting the Brexit shock.

Plakat: Today I pledge to Love Like Jo (Cox)


As Brits vote on Brexit, a ceremony honours a pro-European politician whose message was all about togetherness.

FM4 Mikro auf einer englischen Wiese

Is the Genie out of the Bottle?

The Brexit vote divides a country - has it also led to the rise of "petty nationalism"? - a Saturday Reality Check special.

Teearbeiterin in Sri Lanka

Making Tea More Fair

Tea is healthy, but the working and living conditions of those who pluck it can be very unhealthy. What must change?


"This is animals dying en masse"

The death of colour in our oceans. As coral bleaching reaches the Maldives, this could be a warning of a bleak future for marine life and fisheries.

Bike sign

The Status Quo Is Deadly

Austrian cycling infrastructure needs more space and more investment if we are to avoid further tragedies.


Australia omitted from UN report: Climate Censorship?

All mentions of Australia were removed from the final version of a United Nations report on climate change - reportedly at the request of the Australian government.


A Festering Wound

Seven years ago this week, the Sri Lankan government declared victory in its 26 year conflict with the Tamil Tigers. But the bloodbath that ended the war still haunts Sri Lanka today.


Adapt or Die - a stark warning to oil companies

The old business model is dying for fossil fuel companies, say experts, they need to change strategy or burn out.


"We need a new sort of politics"

As the Paris Climate Agreement is finally signed, our future survival depends on politicians forgetting politics and remembering leadership.

Blau angemalter Kanaldeckel

The Blue City of Brazil

Cidade Azul - an art project aimed at uncovering São Paulo's polluted and forgotten rivers.

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton is the "war candidate"

Economist Jeffrey Sachs slams the Democratic frontrunner as part of the "military industrial complex".


Foraging For Food

Are we ignoring the bountiful and nutritious gifts of nature? What we can learn from Native American culture?

Simpsons-Figur am Telefon

Panama Papers: "Politicians will feel the heat"

The biggest leak in history is likely to make the richer and powerful sleep uneasily. But will it usher in real change?

Chris mit Bike im Wienerwald

"The possibilities are endless"

A mountain biking revolution in the Vienna Woods? Riders finally have a designated trial park.

Pavlos Georgiadis

A Revolution Based on Pleasure

Our relationship with food is all messed up - it's making us obese and not particularly happy. Let's reconnect with what food means.


The Great Barrier Reef in crisis

New coal export projects are being pushed through in Australia as the Great Barrier Reef suffers its worst ever bleaching.

Ex-FIFA President Joseph Blatter

A New Dawn For FIFA?

Football's governing body chooses the man to replace pantomine villain Sepp Blatter - but will this vote bring real change?


"This is Ridiculous. This Is Shameful."

Heinz Patzelt of Austria's branch of Amnesty International slams the government's capping asylum applications.


Zika: Irradication through Irradiation

Fighting a "global health crisis" in a lab in Lower Austria. A Saturday Reality Check Special.

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