This weekend France celebrates the 50th anniversary of Le Petit Nicholas. He's a hugely popular character in a series of French children's books. But he's never caught on here. Correspondent Anita Elash has the story.
Persian language bloggers have been weighing in on the day's events in Tehran. Those bloggers are the subject of some new research by The BBC World Service Trust and a Persian website called Balatarin. Marco Werman hears more from Clark Boyd.