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Latest update : 2012-01-18

A future where human beings are 'downgraded'

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Mon. 16/1/2011: A French short film imagines a future where, as with the credit rating of countries, the "social utility" of human beings could be prescribed and downgraded. Also, French Defence Minister Gérard Longuet likens François Hollande to the captain of the stricken Costa Concordia cruise ship. Finally, today is "Blue Monday" according to some - is it really the grimmest day of the year, or just "churnalism"?

By James CREEDON

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2016-07-26 France

Online reactions to French church attack

French politicians took to social media with many criticising the Government's management of the terror threat, this after a church in Normandy was targeted in the Islamist...

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2016-07-25 Democrats (USA)

Leaked emails overshadow Democratic convention

#DNCleaks is trending online after a massive data dump by Wikileaks showing favouritism for Hillary Clinton within the Democratic National Committee. Also, renowned pollster Nate...

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2016-07-21 Brexit

Is Theresa May hoping to divide Paris and Berlin in Brexit negotiations?

'Le Monde' is analysing Theresa May's trips to Berlin and Paris and wonders if they are not a bid to play the two cities off against each other in Brexit negotiations. We take a...

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2016-07-20 Syria

#PrayForSyria trends after dozens of civilians die in coalition airstrikes

'Le Monde' has called it the biggest blunder so far in coalition airstrikes in Syria - dozens of civilians are reportedly dead after US, French and UK warplanes struck a town...

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2016-07-19 Donald Trump

'Famous Melania Trump Quotes' flood Twitter

After allegedly plagiarising Michelle Obama in her speech to the RNC, Melania Trump has become the laughing stock of Twitter. Elsewhere, WikiLeaks prepares a massive data dump...

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