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Latest update : 2013-09-26

Costa Concordia captain becomes hate figure

MEDIAWATCH, Tues. 17/1/2012: We take a look at reaction to the Costa Concordia captain's apparent abandonment of ship long before his panicked passengers were delivered to safety. Also, British Airways falsely announces a crash landing on a Miami-Heathrow flight. Finally, divisions emerge in North Korea's Kim dynasty.

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2014-11-27 Ferguson

Ferguson and race relations in the US

Are the bridges between the white and African-American communities breaking down in the US? So suggests the front cover of "The New Yorker" magazine - we take a look at this and...

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2014-11-26 Nicolas Sarkozy

Sarkozy criticised for comments about former justice minister's origins

Nicolas Sarkozy has said that his reason for naming Rachida Dati as Justice Minister in 2007 was partly down to her North African origins. The comments made by the former...

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2014-11-25 Ferguson

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In the wake of the St. Louis County grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, we take a look at media and social...

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2014-11-24 François Hollande

Fears of a mole in the Elysée over photos of Hollande and Gayet

"Voici" magazine insists its photos of François Hollande and Julie Gayet in a courtyard of the Elysée Palace were taken from a convenient vantage point outside the presidential...

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2014-11-21 Julie Gayet

Hollande photographed with Julie Gayet on Elysée palace balcony

Gossip magazine "Voici" is calling her France's "quasi-official First Lady". Julie Gayet was photographed by paparazzi alongside the French president on a balcony of the Elysée...

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