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Latest update : 2011-09-22

Michel Houellebecq has NOT been captured by al Qaeda

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Fri. 16/9/2011. Michel Houellebecq has been located, alive and well in Spain and not in the hands of terrorists; Dominique Strauss-Kahn admits he wanted to kiss Tristane Banon; analysis of the first Socialist primaries debate and that handshake between Ségolène Royal and François Hollande; and finally, a steamy teachers' calendar to draw attention to cutbacks.

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2014-08-27 French economy

'Macron-economy' pun already worn out

After his surprise appointment on Tuesday, Wednesday's buzz in France has been about Emmanuel Macron. Just 36 and a former Rothschild banker, he is the new Economy Minister. One...

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2014-08-26 eurozone

French government crisis: 'Krankreich' not Frankreich

The French government reshuffle drew one major surprise: the appointment of former Rothschild banker, 36-year-old Emmanuel Macron, as Economy Minister. Hollande and Valls have...

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2014-08-25 François Hollande

It never rains but it pours for François Hollande

The French government is dissolved and a full reshuffle announced: we look at buzz and analysis. Meanwhile, it's 70 years since the Liberation of Paris and François Hollande is...

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2014-08-22 Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu deletes tweet featuring photo of James Foley

There's controversy in the media over a photo tweeted by the official Twitter account of the Prime Minister of Israel... The photo shows James Foley, a journalist killed by ISIS...

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2014-08-21 unrest

Media accused of pro-protester bias in Ferguson

A new amateur video shows the police shooting an African-American man dead in St. Louis in what appears to be a disproportionate use of force; the incident has drawn widespread...

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