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My Pick of the Week
Can a life-swap exercise stop a community tearing itself in two?
Moon Jae-in: Who is South Korea’s new president?
South Sudan crisis: One million child refugees
Mayhem in Macedonia: Searching for an end to volatile stalemate
FRANCE & Europe
French election: What next for Macron after win?
Emmanuel Macron: What’s inside the ‘Big Mac’?
UK, USA & Canada
V Did President Trump fire James Comey as part of a cover-up?
Trump tells Abbas ‘very good chance’ of Mid-East peace deal
V Trump’s authoritarian allies
BUSINESS & ECONOMY
Goldman Sachs boss: City ‘will stall’ over Brexit risk
There are diseases hidden in ice – and they are waking up (plot for disaster movie?)
France bans extremely thin models
Are there downsides to ‘breast is best’?
Female shop mannequins are ‘medically unhealthy’ and ‘unrealistic’
EDUCATION & FAMILY
Exam revision students ‘should smell rosemary for memory’
SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT
Google Docs users hit by phishing scam
Albatrosses counted from space
CULTURE (including LANGUAGE)
Is it time to scrap gender specific awards?
Anne of Green Gables: The most popular redhead in Japan
How a classic film* became a thrilling opera (*Luis Buñuel’s The Exterminating Angel)
English language ‘losing importance’, EU’s Juncker says
The rail-line operated by children
V On rare occasions the Grand Canyon fills with thick cloud (time-lapse photography, eerily beautiful sound, no commentary)
Where people eat carnivorous plants
Locked up for love: How London couple ended up in a Turkish jail