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  • In The Sampler Nick Bollinger talks to US singer-songwriter Tift Merritt, and reviews the latest set from Wilco. Melody Thomas studies new Electric Wire Hustle.

  • Country Life finds Katikati people rallying around Vanuatu workers on local orchards and pack-houses, while their families deal with the aftermath of Cyclone Pam.

  • Insight explores what future lies ahead for fossil fuels.