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Latest update : 2011-12-16

'Buy French'

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Tue. 13/12/11: "Buy French" is the slogan of the moment for presidential candidates looking to boost industry. Centrist François Bayrou follows the pack, but forgets to check where his car was made. Meanwhile, far-right leader Marine Le Pen attacks a documentary on her National Front party without even having seen it.

By Rebecca BOWRING

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2017-03-30 French politics

Betraying the Party Line

Media Watch takes a look at the political shockwaves in France after Manuel Valls said he wouldn't vote for the Socialist candidate in the upcoming election. The former PM is...

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2017-03-29 Brexit

It's not EU, it's me

MediaWatch takes a look at reactions to #BrexitDay - as the UK prime minister triggers Article 50 to start the process of leaving the EU. There are some celebrations but there's...

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2017-03-28 Somalia

Charity begins on Twitter

MediaWatch takes a look at the social media star who's swapping selfies for being selfless. Frenchman Jerome Jarre used his Twitter following - and celebrity friends - to rustle...

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2017-03-27 Alexei Navalny

Protests, Putin & Prosecutions

MediaWatch takes a look at reactions to the protests in Russia and jailing of Putin critic, Alexei Navalny. Plus, the high-flying row over leggings. Many are outraged after two...

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2017-03-24 Donald Trump

Trumpcare falls before first hurdle

MediaWatch casts an eye over reactions to President Trump's first, bruising political defeat: the fall of Trumpcare. Plus, French far-right leader Marine Le Pen is welcomed into...

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