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Britain’s Glastonbury festival kicked off this week, arguably Europe’s most famous and most celebrated music festival. The area of farmland in Somerset, south-west England is hosting a jam-packed weekend of music, arts and culture.
The festival’s hippy ethos brings together people from all walks of life, offering what it describes as a beacon of hope and aspiration. This year it also celebrates a very special anniversary.
Presenter: Richard Walker
The street football French Cup kicked off this weekend at Bertrand Dauvin stadium in Paris. It brings together 16 teams from all four corners of France, all vying to be crowned French champions. The game has a different style to conventional football: hip hop music played throughout each short match, teams of five players, black cards instead of red and points for losers.
Radio Feature: Sports Insight
Official results announced on Saturday afternoon showed 67.1 per cent of Irish voters in favour of the Lisbon Treaty, with 32.9 per cent opposed.
The swing in favour of the treaty, which was 20.5 per cent, became clear early in the day as results from constituencies came into the national count centre in Dublin.
The economy is at the forefront of voters’ minds as they vote in the referendum on the controversial Lisbon treaty. Unemployment in Ireland is at almost 13 per cent or nearly 500,000 people. While Gross Domestic Product or growth, is down just over seven per cent on the same period last year.