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The French are so rude! Or are they?

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Video: After key battle, Syrian town of Kobane looks to the future

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The writing's on the wall: Revolutionary posters from May 68

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'We heard there might be a civil war': May 68 seen from abroad

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U.S. mid-terms: Record number of women running and winning primaries

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Divided Ireland votes in abortion referendum

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GDPR: What it means for you and EU businesses

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Anti_Fashion is fashionable!

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'No woman has ever decided on a whim to get an abortion'

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MEDIAWATCH

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 : 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.

By James CREEDON

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2018-05-24 Boris Johnson

UK foreign secretary victim of Russian prank phone call

We look at reactions to Donald Trump's cancellation of the upcoming US summit with North Korea, and the production of a commemorative coin that's no longer relevant. Plus: UK...

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2018-05-23 Mark Zuckerberg

Remembering Philip Roth

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg dominates coverage of the "Tech for Good" summit here in France. Some have accused the French president of cosying up to US tech firms at the expense...

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2018-05-18 royal wedding

Royal wedding: Pomp & controversy

On the eve of the royal wedding, the eyes of the globe are on the UK town of Windsor. While some businesses are capitalising on the country's biggest event of the year,...

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2018-05-17 racism

Racism revelations from New York to Paris

MediaWatch takes a look at a viral video that shows brazen, aggressive racism from a fan of Donald Trump. A New York lawyer was filmed "flipping out" over Spanish being spoken by...

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2018-05-16 France

France and the age of consent

France has downgraded its attempt to crack down on sexual crimes against children. The government has stopped short of introducing an age of consent in its new bill, meaning sex...

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