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Contributors / Fernando Augusto Pacheco

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Hit your stride

Opportunity and discovery are everywhere. But sometimes we can lack a little imagination when it comes to making the most of it. Allow us to step in with some humble proposals that are designed to give you some momentum…


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Let's dance

We pick out 60 of our favourite summer tracks, from the most exciting French pop to songs that will keep you shimmying on the dance floor until the autumn.


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Taís Araújo

In our column asking accomplished people for their take on events and culture, we speak to the Brazilian actress about the influence telenovelas have on society and politics, and her support for diversity in the country’s…

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Summer hit wave

The mercury is rising and so is the standard of music. We take the temperature of the hottest new talent, from a Texan band to a Norwegian singer-songwriter, and whip through the tunes keeping us dancing well after sunset…

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Leader of the pack

Transcending the worlds of fashion and music, DJ Wolfram Eckert is bringing Austrian music back into the spotlight. He tells us about his globetrotting adventures.

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Amanda Lear

Singer, model, muse, actress and close confidante of many a major star, the ‘disco Marlene Dietrich’ returns to the restaurant where she used to dine with Dalí and tells us how her affair with David Bowie got off to a shaky…

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French touch

Gallic pop’s ecstatic renaissance is being driven by electro-tinged – and frankly libidinous – tracks from a new wave of artists. Riding highest on our list is Corine, who joined us in the apt setting of Hotel Grand Amour…

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The latest books, films and music from around the world, plus our culture editor's monthly musings.

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Flying the flag

From Portugal's telecoms giants to a Brazilian flip-flop maker, we pick 15 companies making waves in Portuguese-speaking world and beyond.


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