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Latest update : 2012-03-06

Russian opposition groups poke fun at Putin online

In today's round up of the international media, we take a look at web reactions to Vladimir Putin's presidential election win in Russia. Opposition groups have harnessed social media to organise protests, but also to poke fun at the perennial leader. And in the US, radio show host Rush Limbaugh gets into hot water when he starts slinging insults at a young student.

By Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR

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2017-06-22 eurozone

Brexit opens door for Macron to push for greater European integration

"Leaders are ready to listen to Europhile new president as they seek to shore up stability," says The Financial Times while Politico.eu points out that Brexit is, in some ways,...

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2017-06-21 France

Handling the heatwave

Several news stories look at the difficulties of wearing a uniform to work in the middle of a heatwave. Some unorthodox solutions were found by various employees in France and...

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2017-06-21 refugees

Online reactions to World Refugee Day 2017

The refugee crisis is as bad now as it has ever been, with 65.5 million people being displaced globally over the last year, mostly in conflict-related scenarios. We take a look...

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2017-06-19 Emmanuel Macron

Macron's Majority

MediaWatch takes a look at reactions to Emmanuel Macron’s latest political triumph, securing a parliamentary majority for his party. We also look at reactions to the attack on...

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2017-06-16 London

London tower block tragedy: The political fallout

MediaWatch takes a look at the political fallout from the London tower block tragedy. PM Theresa May’s response has been widely criticised, with some predicting it could lead to...

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