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  • Watch: Can vaccines cause individual risks? (ARTE)

    Watch: Can vaccines cause individual risks? (ARTE)

    Vaccines save lives and control pandemics, but they can also cause individual health risks. How many vaccinations are reasonable? And should governments make them mandatory?

  • Watch: The Hives still at top of game (ARTE)

    Watch: The Hives still at top of game (ARTE)

    After five studio albums and worldwide success, the Swedish rock band are still at the top of their game. This performance was recorded at the Deichbrand festival in Germany on July 20th 2018.

  • Watch: Editors rock the Deichbrand Festival (ARTE)

    Watch: Editors rock the Deichbrand Festival (ARTE)

    Hailing from Birmingham, Editors' driving yet melodic brand of rock recalls the Strokes and Echo and the Bunnymen. This performance was recorded at the Deichbrand Festival in Germany on July 21st 2018.

  • Watch: Saving Syria's agriculture (ARTE)

    Watch: Saving Syria's agriculture (ARTE)

    When fighting in Syria drew close to Aleppo, agronomists at the International Centre for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) launched a daring operation to save their collection. They managed to evacuate almost all of their seed bank to...

  • Watch: Rascally racoons (ARTE)

    Watch: Rascally racoons (ARTE)

    Native to North America, Racoons have been present in French and German forests since they were introduced in the 1920s. Although irresistibly cute and cuddly, their presence has caused problems for humans and other animals.

  • Watch: The oldest tree in Japan (ARTE)

    Watch: The oldest tree in Japan (ARTE)

    Discover in Tokyo an ancient cherry tree; the oldest in Japan. Its delicate blossoms and gnarled trunk have inspired and awed generations of artists, and moved its visitors to reflect on its ephemeral beauty as a metaphor for the ephemeral beauty...

  • Watch: Isle of Rhé's beauty (ARTE)

    Watch: Isle of Rhé's beauty (ARTE)

    Just off the west coast of France near La Rochelle, the Isle of Rhé offers a diverse landscape, with the sea an ever present menace.

  • Watch: Cristina Branco (ARTE)

    Watch: Cristina Branco (ARTE)

    Cristina Branco mixes Fado, the Portuguese vocal tradition, with jazz sounds in her emotional songs.

  • Watch: Cinema meets video games (ARTE)

    Watch: Cinema meets video games (ARTE)

    What happens when cinema meets video games? Trinity investigates with scriptwriter Jean-Luc Cano by playing Life is Strange, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice and Beyond: Two Souls.

  • 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).