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  • Watch: Texas in concert (ARTE)

    Watch: Texas in concert (ARTE)

    With 38 million albums sold, Texas have been a success story for three decades, embodied by their lead singer Sharleen Spiteri. Memorable songs include ‘Black Eyed Boy’ (1997) , ‘Summer Son’ (1999) and I don’t want a lover’ (1989).

  • Watch: The alternative World Cup (ARTE)

    Watch: The alternative World Cup (ARTE)

    In Abkhazia, a partially recognised state, the national football team is hoping to attend the CONIFA World Cup, this year in London.

  • Watch: Does testosterone cause aggression? (ARTE)

    Watch: Does testosterone cause aggression? (ARTE)

    Statistically, men are far more likely than women to be perpetrators of violence and aggression. Is this due to the testosterone hormone, levels of which are ten times higher in men?

  • Watch: An alternative to addiction (ARTE)

    Watch: An alternative to addiction (ARTE)

    Many people lose themselves in addiction to drugs, alcohol or prescription drugs. A report on the various initiatives in different European countries designed to dissuade drug abuse or to help victims overcome their addiction.

  • Watch: Where heavy metal is still banned (ARTE)

    Watch: Where heavy metal is still banned (ARTE)

    Under Muhammad Suharto’s dictatorship it was banned. Today, the Indonesian president is a notorious heavy metal fan and concerts and festivals celebrating the genre are regularly held across the country, except in the Banda Aceh region where...

  • Watch: Understanding climate change (ARTE)

    Watch: Understanding climate change (ARTE)

    A scientific team led by explorer Evrard Wendenbaum go to Renland, a region in Greenland that remains largely unexplored. By studying icebergs and glaciers they hope to better understand the processes of climate change.

  • Watch: Overcoming the cold war (ARTE)

    Watch: Overcoming the cold war (ARTE)

    Helsinki July 1975: Finnish president Urho Kekkonen’s intervention at the Conference for Security and Co-operation in Europe sought to overcome the painful divisions of the Cold War in Europe.

  • Watch: Ireland's indie rockers (ARTE)

    Watch: Ireland's indie rockers (ARTE)

    Northern Irish indie rockers Two Door Cinema Club have great stage presence and with three top selling album under their belt they are going from strength to strength.

  • Watch: 200 million women undergo genital mutilation (ARTE)

    Watch: 200 million women undergo genital mutilation (ARTE)

    Around 200 million women in the world have undergone FGM as children, a terrible practice which is still common in many African countries.

  • Watch: Light pollution and its effects (ARTE)

    Watch: Light pollution and its effects (ARTE)

    In this episode of the polemic and positive news programme: Light pollution, how the harmful effects of LEDs have been underestimated. And will the EU directive on trade secrets strangle free journalism?

  • Watch: Turkey: end of the economic miracle? (ARTE)

    Watch: Turkey: end of the economic miracle? (ARTE)

    Turkey is in a serious monetary crisis with the Turkish Lira falling sharply against the dollar and the euro and inflation in double figures.

  • Watch: Bob Dylan's America (ARTE TV)

    Watch: Bob Dylan's America (ARTE TV)

    German musician Wolfgang Niedecken follows in the footsteps of America’s great songwriter. In 1965 Dylan left New York and moved to Woodstock where an idealistic artistic community was forming.

  • Watch: Spoleto's artistic side (ARTE TV)

    Watch: Spoleto's artistic side (ARTE TV)

    Filmmaker Benoit Jacquot guides us through 60 years of the famous Festival dei Due Mondi. Every year the small Italian town of Spoleto brings together the best of opera, music, theatre and dance.

  • Watch: The bride market in Bulgaria (ARTE TV)

    Watch: The bride market in Bulgaria (ARTE TV)

    In Bulgaria, near the Bachkovo monastery, a very particular market takes place once a year where generations of Kalajdzii Roma have met their future life-partner.

  • Watch: When abused women revolt (ARTE TV)

    Watch: When abused women revolt (ARTE TV)

    In Romania, violence against women is a huge problem. After 15 years of abuse from her husband, Raluca killed her husband with a knife and was convicted of murder. Her case is just one of many.  

  • Watch: What is beauty? (ARTE TV)

    Watch: What is beauty? (ARTE TV)

    What is beauty and why do we strive to live up to our era’s ideals of beauty? Does beauty only reside in our physical appearance?

  • Watch: A medical revolution (ARTE)

    Watch: A medical revolution (ARTE)

    The story of antibiotics, from their accidental discovery by Alexander Fleming in 1928 to today where antibiotic treatment is becoming less effective.

  • Watch: A virgin territory? (ARTE)

    Watch: A virgin territory? (ARTE)

    Amazonia has long been considered by academics as virgin territory where no ancient civilisation left its mark. Recent excavations in French Guiana have questioned this theory.

  • Watch: Edgar Moreau with the Toulouse orchestra (ARTE)

    Kazuki Yamada conducts the Toulouse National Orchestra in an all French programme. Promising young cellist Edgar Moreau is the soloist for Saint-Saëns’ Cello Concerto No. 1. Ravel’s Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloé and his famous Bolero complete...

  • Watch: Calais again (ARTE)

    Over nine months Yann Moix filmed in Calais, documenting the experiences of migrants trying every day to board lorries bound for Britain, the police trying to disperse the migrants and ordinary Calais residents caught in the middle of a situation...