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vietnam_smallCan the children of immigrants ever feel truly at home with their identity - especially when people are constantly asking them to define themselves? Yumin Li goes on a search for lost identity in the Vietnamese communities of Berlin.

baker_smalllLost in translation: the weird and wonderful idioms from all over Europe which ought to be part of the English language. This time: love goes through the stomach.

Shan_Sa_wiki_cutWriter Shan Sa has made her own journey from China to Europe - now she takes us to her homeland, with her introduction to a novel written by "The voyager of lakes and seas."

moon_smallFound in the treasure chests of the English language: useful words, strange phrases, Shakespearean quips... This time: we're as blind as a bat and as deaf as a post.

mole_smallYou wouldn't have thought that a little mole could do much for European values in the dark days of the Iron Curtain... But a plucky little Czech creature brought East and West together, making him a true European treasure.

tomatoes_smallIt began as a pizza hand-out, and became a mass movement: Slow Food has spread across the world from Italy. Maybe it's time we all threw away our cheeseburgers and joined the campaign for calm cooking?

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Freddy and Francesca were so sure of their feelings that nothing could keep them apart after their Erasmus experience in Metz: neither the distance, nor Freddy's expiring visa. They would do anything for their love -even getting married.

Lucia_smallWhether it's a girl wearing a crown of candles, a nine-branched candelabrum or a city completely lit up to commemorate the Virgin Mary, the European winter is full of festivals of light.

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