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Latest update : 2011-06-16

Cults in France predict the end of the world in 2012

Today's look at some of the stories in the French media: we focus on the growing influence of cults in France as the Parliament publishes a report on the matter. Also: will cannabis be legalised in France? And the country's biggest TV channel, TF1, is to get rid of its reality TV shows.

By James CREEDON

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2016-07-25 Democrats (USA)

Leaked emails overshadow Democratic convention

#DNCleaks is trending online after a massive data dump by Wikileaks showing favouritism for Hillary Clinton within the Demoncratic National Committee. Also, renowned pollster...

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2016-07-21 Brexit

Is Theresa May hoping to divide Paris and Berlin in Brexit negotiations?

'Le Monde' is analysing Theresa May's trips to Berlin and Paris and wonders if they are not a bid to play the two cities off against each other in Brexit negotiations. We take a...

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2016-07-20 Syria

#PrayForSyria trends after dozens of civilians die in coalition airstrikes

'Le Monde' has called it the biggest blunder so far in coalition airstrikes in Syria - dozens of civilians are reportedly dead after US, French and UK warplanes struck a town...

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2016-07-19 Donald Trump

'Famous Melania Trump Quotes' flood Twitter

After allegedly plagiarising Michelle Obama in her speech to the RNC, Melania Trump has become the laughing stock of Twitter. Elsewhere, WikiLeaks prepares a massive data dump...

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2016-07-18 Truck attack in Nice

Nice attacker: Terrorist or 'simply deranged'?

A clearer picture is emerging of the man behind the Nice attack - a drug user who picked up men and women using dating sites. Bouhlel is thought to have become radicalised "very...

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