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A hopeful letter from a Labour expat

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“Mr. Corbyn is truly the proverbial, yeast-based sandwich spread of British politics – like Marmite, you either love him or hate him. But it’s not the personality at the top, it’s the policies revealed in the Labour manifesto that give me real hope.”

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3 key factors in the French elections Sunday

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From the elections to be held across Europe this year, none are so transcendental – or so uncertain.

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Media and myopia in the French elections

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How have international media been spinning the results of the first round of French elections? http://leipglo.com

Your news reading companion ahead of the French presidential run-off on 7 May.

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Media repression series: Internet in Belarus

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Frozen river in Belarus. Photo: public domain

Strong Russian influence and an increasingly paranoid and controlling government, amid the ever spreading tentacles of the Internet, make for a difficult life for netizens in Belarus.

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Botswana: founded on interracial love

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"The romance of Seretse and Ruth was one of the great love stories of the world," Tanzania's Julius Nyerere has been quoted as saying. Watch their tale unfold on screen, and how it relates to Botswana's statehood, Monday at Regina Palast. Original photo of the couple used in the movie "A United Kingdom" and related publicity.

“The romance of Seretse and Ruth was one of the great love stories of the world,” Julius Nyerere reportedly said. Watch their tale unfold – and how it relates to Botswana’s statehood – in “A United Kingdom,” playing at Leipzig cinemas.

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Orbán and Le Pen: breaking the EU’s cordon sanitaire?

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Empires don’t fall by peripheries breaking away; their downfall comes when the core melts.

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