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7 Jan
It's a pastry that's synonymous with the month of January in France. At the start of every year the "galette des rois", or king cake, fills bakeries across the country and there's one to suit everyone's taste. In this show, we find out more about the origins of this French culinary tradition which, contrary to popular belief, doesn't date back to the Three Kings but to the Saturnalia feasts in ancient Rome.
17 Dec
We look at reactions from the French press after MPs struck down the government's flagship immigration bill before it was even debated. Also: British PM Rishi Sunak faces a vote on his controversial bill to send asylum seekers to Rwanda. Plus: a house in rural New York holds the record for the most Christmas lights, but tourism is causing trouble for the quaint community.

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