#BBCtrending radio: Why is Tintin trending in Indonesia?

  • 30 June 2014
Jokowi as Tintin
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Get your ears around the latest global trends with BBC Trending radio.

On this week's programme we find out why Tintin, zombies and a cover of Queen's "We Will Rock You" have all been trending in Indonesia. As the 9 July presidential elections draw closer, we look at some of the top memes and trends surrounding the campaigns.

Also, is it ever ok to paint your face black? Why #blackface has been trending around the World Cup.

Presented by Mukul Devichand

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