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Miniskirts make headlines in France and Saudi Arabia (for different reasons)

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A fresh take on the news big and bizarre in the newspapers, on websites, blogs and social media. From Monday to Friday at 8.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2011-07-21

More twists in the Strauss-Kahn saga

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Wed. 20/7/2011: New twists in the Strauss-Kahn saga, including details on the mother of Tristane Banon, who is pressing charges for attempted rape against the former IMF boss...She claims she herself once slept with Strauss-Kahn. Also, 111 reasons for the French to be optimistic about their country.

By James CREEDON

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2017-07-19 Donald Trump

Miniskirts make headlines in France and Saudi Arabia (for different reasons)

A Saudi woman has been released without charge after an image of her wearing a miniskirt appeared on social media leading to her arrest. The incident caused an international...

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2017-07-18 France

France knocks US off top spot in 'soft power' index

France now leads a global index of "soft power", knocking the United States off the top spot. This is no doubt largely due to the elections of Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump....

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2017-07-17 Venezuela

Doctor Who upsets sci-fi sexists

MediaWatch takes a look at the volatile situation in Venezuela. After months of violent crackdowns on demonstrations, an unofficial referendum delivers a resounding "no" to...

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2017-07-14 Donald Trump

Bastille Day with the Trumps

MediaWatch has been casting an eye over the funkier than usual Bastille Day festivities. Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron seem to have cemented an unlikely friendship. But the US...

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2017-07-13 Truck attack in Nice

Paris Match publishes photos of Nice terror attack: Truthful or tasteless?

MediaWatch takes a look at the controversy that almost took Paris Match off the shelves. The latest edition, published on the eve of the anniversary of last year's terror attack...

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