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Global Hit

The group Afterhours is one of Italy's top alternative rock bands. Anchor Marco Werman spoke to the band's leader at the South by Southwest music festival last week. They discuss the underground music scene in Italy and how Afterhours has earned praise from music critics.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's answer is Paris. It's the latest stop on Andy Pag's trip from Athens to London. Lisa Mullins speaks with Pag about the car he's using for the trip. It runs on vegetable oil.

Conflict & Justice

Italy's anti-immigration backlash

The World's Gerry Hadden reports on the rise of anti-immigration feelings in Italy, as Italian politicians have reacted to a number of crimes blamed that were blamed on foreigners with proposals for an immigration crackdown.

Global Politics

Italy's new politics

The World's Gerry Hadden reports that Italy's latest election campaign has seen a change in the country's super-fragmented political landscape, as the main left-of-center candidate is refusing to run as part of a coalition

The end of the plastic bag?

The plastic shopping bag is a major shopping convenience, but it's also a major environmental blight, and some countries, like Australia and China, plan to phase out the use of the bags completely

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