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Joanna Bostock

Reading between the headlines.

20. 3. 2012 - 14:13

France on Alert after School Shooting

Reality Check: Reaction in France to the Toulouse shootings; should there be a code of conduct for politicians? and an interview with author William Boyd.


A mother comforts a child during a minute of silence to pay tribute to the victims of the Toulouse school shooting. Photo:EPA/YOAN VALAT

France Shootings

A huge manhunt is going on in France after the killing of four people at a Jewish school in Toulouse. One of the same weapons was used in killings of three French paratroopers last week. What are investigators saying about possible motives and the identity of the killer? How is all of this hitting the psyche of France? An update from our France correspondent Hugh Schofield:

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Code of Conduct

As Austrian politicians debate whether their parties need a code of conduct, expert Melanie Sully tells about experiences in other countries.

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Liu Xiaobo

Personalities from the world of literature stage a protest to highlight the fact that Nobel Peace Prize Winner Liu Xiao Bo is still in detention in China.

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The Maldives

There's trouble in paradise: unrest and allegations of a presidential coup. What do we need to know about current events on the islands?

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William Boyd

We speak with best-selling author William Boyd who's reading from his new novel “Waiting for Sunrise” (in German “Eine große Zeit”) in the Wien Museum tonight.

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