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TV host Thierry Ardisson is unapologetic about his campaign to keep up aesthetic standards on one of Paris's most grand thoroughfares, says Hugh Schofield.
Northern Ireland's agri-food sector must not be held back by politicians, says a senior industry figure.
More than 1,000 people have been evacuated as a powerful typhoon approaches the north-east Philippines.
Author, critic and broadcaster Clive James is to be honoured at the British Academy Television Awards in London later.
Olympic champion and Tour de France winner Sir Bradley Wiggins reflects on his life and career on Desert Island Discs.
Several people have been killed in a shooting in the Swiss town of Wuerenlingen, north-west of Zurich, police say.