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Murder mystery still intrigues France, 20 years on

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Tues. 22/6/2011: A murder mystery continues to intrigue France 20 years on as a film is released about the so-called "Omar Raddad affair". Also, French high school students quiver as news emerges that there was a leak online of part of the maths exam. May they have to resit it?

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2017-01-23 Socialist Party (France)

Crowds, Lies & Alternative Facts

MediaWatch takes a look at reactions to the first round of the French Socialist primary race. Most are seeing it as the clash of two lefts, with former PM Manuel Valls up against...

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2017-01-18 Manuel Valls

Online reactions to former French PM Valls being slapped in face

Could Manuel Valls get another "slap in the face" in the upcoming left-wing primary? Is such violence against a public figure ever justifiable? Should the former French prime...

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2017-01-17 Theresa May

Brexit Means Hard Brexit

MediaWatch takes a look at reactions to the British prime minister's speech outlining her plan for Brexit. Opinion is sharply divided. Some are accusing her of trying to have her...

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2017-01-16 Donald Trump

Trump will still tweet from personal Twitter account as president

Donald Trump has confirmed that he will continue to use his personal Twitter handle @realDonaldTrump instead of the official US presidential account @POTUS - we take a look at...

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2017-01-13 Donald Trump

Whitewashing Jacko

MediaWatch casts an eye over the latest reactions to the unverified Trump/Russia dossier, in particular the revelations about the former spy who put it together. Plus, an online...

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