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  • Watch: The European Passport (ARTE)

    Watch: The European Passport (ARTE)

    Travel throughout over 120 countries without a visa is possible with an EU passport. But the migration it enables is being hotly contested. Sandro Gozi, Italian Secretary of State for European Affairs, wants Europe to be rebuilt around just the...

  • Watch: Addicted to our phones (ARTE)

    Watch: Addicted to our phones (ARTE)

    Smartphone apps take up our valuable time, create addiction and distract us from many pressing issues in our lives… But wasn’t technology supposed to help us?

  • Watch: A Pearl Among Cities (ARTE)

    Watch: A Pearl Among Cities (ARTE)

    French reporter Alfred de Montesquiou continues his journey along the silk road through Uzbekistan arriving at the city of Samarkand; a jewel of Persian architecture and mythical capital of the Timurid Empire.

  • Watch: How much alcohol is too much? (ARTE)

    Watch: How much alcohol is too much? (ARTE)

    Deeply integrated into our culture and routine, alcohol is a widely available legal drug and is also one of the biggest health risks. Just how much alcohol is too much?

  • Watch: The Jihadi Prison in Syria (ARTE)

    Watch: The Jihadi Prison in Syria (ARTE)

    In Qamishli, in the Kurdish region of Syria, there is a high-security jail where all the prisoners are IS supporters. The prison’s aim is to re-educate and deradicalise its inmates.

  • Watch: Is Spain on the verge of a nervous breakdown? (ARTE)

    Watch: Is Spain on the verge of a nervous breakdown? (ARTE)

    The referendum on Catalan independence has brought Spain to its biggest crisis since the return of democracy. Madrid and Barcelona's historical rivalry resurfaces, personified in the duel between Mariano Rajoy and Carles puigdemont.

  • Watch: A state of urgent consumerism (ARTE)

    Watch: A state of urgent consumerism (ARTE)

    Everything now! What effect does a state of urgent consumerism have on our psychological well-being?

  • Watch: London's Housing Crisis (ARTE)

    Watch: London's Housing Crisis (ARTE)

    With studio flats at astronomical prices and 21,000 new build apartments remaining unoccupied, London is experiencing an acute housing crisis. A report on the protest movement in the aftermath of the Grenfell tragedy.

  • Watch: Gangsters of finance (ARTE)

    Watch: Gangsters of finance (ARTE)

    Since the 2008 crisis, HSBC has been involved in countless scandals: Money laundering for drug cartels, corruption, tax fraud… And yet the international bank escapes justice with insignificant fines. Why are they “too big to jail”?

  • Watch: Pilgrims for fascism (ARTE)

    Watch: Pilgrims for fascism (ARTE)

    Mussolini’s birthplace, Predappio, has been a pilgrimage site for Italian fascists for decades. The small town’s centre-left mayor, although critical of the Il Duce cult, wants to build a museum and research centre of Fascism.

  • Watch: Egypt's Sunken City (ARTE)

    Watch: Egypt's Sunken City (ARTE)

    A few miles off the Egyptian coast, hidden underwater, lie archaeological remains, rumoured to be a lost seaport of ancient times. Today, marine archaeology is beginning to reveal the secrets of this submerged world.

  • Watch: Bon Iver live at the Cork Opera House (ARTE)

    Watch: Bon Iver live at the Cork Opera House (ARTE)

    What would suit the first few days after the bombastic New Year's festivities better than some good melancholic and inspiring music? Savour the intimate atmosphere of Bon Iver's gig at the Cork Opera House (Ireland) in this time-limited...

  • Watch: Death of a banker (ARTE)

    Watch: Death of a banker (ARTE)

    In 2013, the Head of Communications at the world’s oldest bank, Italy's Monte dei Paschi, was found dead after plunging from his office window. Was it suicide or something more sinister?

  • Watch: Beethoven in concert (ARTE)

    Watch: Beethoven in concert (ARTE)

    Pianist Javier Perianes and the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra perform Beethoven’s discursive and lyrical fourth piano concerto, with conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada.  

  • In search of Bridget Jones - Cult cinema locations (ARTE)

    In search of Bridget Jones - Cult cinema locations (ARTE)

    By visiting the London neighbourhoods Bridget Jones frequented, we discover a diverse metropolis whose inhabitants are in search of love, or simply in love with the British capital.

  • Watch: Mexico - Justice for the disappeared (ARTE)

    Watch: Mexico - Justice for the disappeared (ARTE)

    Mexico has been ravaged by crime and drug warfare. In recent years, 200,000 people have been murdered, tortured or have simply disappeared without a trace. The drug cartels are responsible, but also Mexico’s police and military. Human rights...

  • Watch: Intensity, slow life (ARTE)

    Watch: Intensity, slow life (ARTE)

    Just like the Daft Punk song, humans in a post-religious age crave ever more intense experience: Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger.  

  • Watch: Harder, faster, stronger (ARTE)

    Watch: Harder, faster, stronger (ARTE)

    Just like the Daft Punk song humans in a post-religious age crave ever more intense experience: Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger.

  • Watch: The damned of Dordrecht (ARTE)

    Watch: The damned of Dordrecht (ARTE)

    For 50 years American company Dupont has made Teflon in Dordrecht. Now the peaceful Dutch town is at the centre of a growing health scandal: Local residents have discovered alarming levels of the carcinogenic C8 molecule in their blood…

  • Watch: An ancient culture (ARTE)

    Watch: An ancient culture (ARTE)

    French reporter Alfred de Montesquiou continues his journey east. Arriving in Bukhara, a crucial staging post on the silk road, he discovers the charms of a monumental ancient city of culture, scholarship and art.