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'The End of German Stability'

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'Bad news for Merkel is bad news for Europe'

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Zimbabwean MPs set to start impeachment proceedings against Mugabe

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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 : 2011-07-27

Estranged father of alleged Norwegian gunman 'shocked' and living in France

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Mon., 25/07/11: The estranged father of the Norwegian shooting suspect turns up in France while French politicians exploit a backlash against the right-wing; thousands of Jehovah's Witnesses gather north of Paris, "pepped" up by a human rights ruling in their favour; and was it a bird, was it a plane, or was it a UFO? No, it was a meteorite bursting over Brittany.

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2017-11-21 Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's end of an era

Media Watch looks at reactions to a momentous day for Zimbabwe, with the resignation of Robert Mugabe. Jubilant scenes on the streets, but some are sounding a note of caution....

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2017-11-20 murder

Manson: Murder, mythology and mistaken identity

MediaWatch looks at the varied and sometimes surprising reactions to the death of murderous cult leader, Charles Manson. Alongside articles and social media posts denouncing his...

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2017-11-17 Sexual harassment

Harassment and hypocrisy in Washington

MediaWatch looks at the latest allegations of sexual impropriety to hit Washington. Democrat senator and former comedian, Al Franken, has apologised. His accuser says he forced a...

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2017-11-16 Twitter

Twitter, hate speech & blue ticks

MediaWatch takes a look at how Twitter is clamping down on neo-Nazi, white supremacist, anti-Muslim accounts. Users who "promote hatred" have had their verification status...

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2017-11-15 Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: A coup, or not a coup?

MediaWatch delves into the debate over whether or not there's been a coup in Zimbabwe. Much of the media focus is on Robert Mugabe's wife, "Gucci Grace", a woman with ruthless...

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