The Italian city is located on over 100 islands in the midst of a lagoon. Countless canals serve as roads here. The splendid historical buildings and its romantic charm is what attracts many tourists to Venice.
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A new artists' residency programme has just been launched by Science Gallery Venice. It's called Earth Water Sky and, over the next three years, it will be pairing all kinds of artists with environmental scientists from Venice's University of Ca' Foscari. Can scientists inspire artists and artists inspire scientists? And can they connect to tackle climate change? Dany Mitzman reports.
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Europe marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day; we meet WWII veterans on the Normandy beaches — Trump's visit to Europe sparks huge demonstrations in London — John Laurenson visits a Danish hotel run by drug addicts — Czech prime minister under pressure to step down amid fraud allegations — Climate change protesters threaten to use drones to close Heathrow Airport — Indigenous at Venice Art Biennale
The Venice art biennale is underway on the Venice lagoon. The 58th edition runs until November, and top artists from around the world are displaying their latest creations, with dozens of countries represented. And this year, it includes indigenous people who have been routinely overlooked by the art world and the biennale. Megan Williams was at the opening and has this report from Venice.