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Latest update : 2011-12-16

Insults and unflattering cartoons: the end of the Entente Cordiale?

MEDIAWATCH, Thurs. 15/12/2011: Mud slinging between Sarkozy and Cameron...AGAIN (although mainly in one direction), as well as a highly offensive depiction of the Brits on the front of Charlie Hebdo, might lead one to believe that official relations between France and Britain have hit a new low. This as well as reaction to the Chirac verdict in today's Mediawatch.

By James CREEDON

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