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Suspected chemical attack in Syria: Gunfire delays deployment of inspectors

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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 : 2012-01-05

'Nasty piece of work'

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, 04/01/12: An alleged insult by François Hollande is getting a lot of attention in the French media. The Socialist presidential candidate reportedly called Nicolas Sarkozy a "nasty piece of work" in off-the-record remarks. Sarkozy supporters have called on Hollande to apologise, while Hollande says his words were taken out of context and has spoken out against a useless controversy.

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2018-04-20 mediawatch

Fans and players react online to Arsene Wegner's club departure

The sports world reacts to Arsenal manager Arsene Wegner's announcement that he is leaving the club at the end of this season. Also, actor Natalie Portman pulls out of a Jewish...

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2018-04-19 Emmanuel Macron

Macron makes Time 100 list as France revolts

Emmanuel Macron makes the Time 100 list of the most influential people of 2018. It comes as the challenge to impress at home is tougher than ever, with strikes taking place...

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2018-04-18 Cuba

Fakes, lies and videotape

As Cuba prepares for a new president, without the Castro name, many are asking if it will bring any real change to the country. Plus, the fake video that makes you question the...

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2018-04-17 Emmanuel Macron

Macron proposes European 'citizen consultations' and warns of 'civil war'

The French president has addressed the European Parliament over growing divisions in Europe, saying citizen consultations are the way forward in a bid to reconnect Europeans with...

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2018-04-16 China

Prime-time interview of Macron breaks all the codes

Two interviewers, known for their tough and uncompromising style, grilled Emmanuel Macron yesterday for around three hours. The French president received lots of praise for his...

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