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  • Watch: Are animals capable of empathy? (ARTE)

    Watch: Are animals capable of empathy? (ARTE)

    Empathy is the capacity to feel the emotions of others. Xenius investigates whether animals are capable of empathy and can the feeling be developed?

  • Watch: Israel - Holy Land of cannabis (ARTE)

    Watch: Israel - Holy Land of cannabis (ARTE)

    Israel has allowed the medicinal use of cannabis for some time now and the green rush is taking hold. Over 200 firms have applied for a permit to produce and export marijuana as Israel vies to be world leader in cannabis commercialisation.

  • Watch: Saving lives in Syria (ARTE)

    Watch: Saving lives in Syria (ARTE)

    Report on the daily struggle of the brave volunteers who are trying to rid the city of Raqqa of landmines and booby traps laid by ISIS when the Syrian city was their stronghold.

  • Watch: Portrait of Ryan Gosling (ARTE)

    Watch: Portrait of Ryan Gosling (ARTE)

    Ryan Gosling has been in show business his whole life but it was not until 2011 with the critically acclaimed box office hits of Crazy Stupid Love, Drive and The Ides of March that Gosling became a star. Portrait of an actor more complicated than...

  • Watch: A woman fighting for priesthood? (ARTE)

    Watch: A woman fighting for priesthood? (ARTE)

    Newlywed Jacqueline Straub wants to become a priest. But with priesthood reserved for celibate men in the Catholic Church her dream seems unlikely to be fulfilled. But Jacqueline is determined, believing that this is her calling.

  • Watch: Epic performers Arcade Fire in concert (ARTE)

    Watch: Epic performers Arcade Fire in concert (ARTE)

    Arcade Fire are masters of epic performances and this date at the AccorsHotel arena was just that; as part of a major tour following the release of the Canadian sextet’s last album Everything Now.

  • Watch: Jidahists face justice (ARTE)

    Watch: Jidahists face justice (ARTE)

    European members of Islamic State from France, Belgium and Germany are facing the death penalty in Iraq. But how many are there? And can the justice system cope with the caseload?

  • Watch: Art in the Trump era (ARTE)

    Watch: Art in the Trump era (ARTE)

    New York is the ultimate Metropolis, diverse, liberal and open-minded. How are its artists faring in the Trump era? With Zaria Forman, Imbolo Mbue, Cannupa Hanska, Michelle Dorrance and Trina Merry.

  • Watch: The future of our food (ARTE)

    Watch: The future of our food (ARTE)

    Can we produce enough food without herbicides such as Glyphosate? The EU has decided to renew its licence for a further 5 years although some worry about its environmental impact. A report from Argentina where a handful of farmers could be showing...

  • Watch: Ghost nets in the North Sea (ARTE)

    Watch: Ghost nets in the North Sea (ARTE)

    Around 15,000 tonnes of plastic waste is dumped in the North Sea each year with terrible consequences for marine life. Packaging and plastic bags find their way into the sea as well as ghost nets, lost fishing nets floating in the water or tangled...

  • 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?