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Latest update : 2012-04-03

Loneliness: a French problem?

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Tues., 3/4/2012: An online study finds French people would like to socialise more but a lack of money as well as a lack of friends stops them. Also, presidential candidates and wine: some don't drink it, others have allegedly said they'd open a Wine Ministry... Finally, a bizarre Twitter trend falsely asserts Spain has invaded Portugal!

By James CREEDON

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2014-09-29 protest

China censors Hong Kong protests on social media

We take a look at censorship of Hong Kong protests in mainland Chinese media and how users are getting around it. Also, Valérie Trierweiler visits a market and it becomes a media...

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2014-09-26 media

French Muslims say #NotInMyName

French Muslims gathered across the country today to condemn the beheading of Hervé Gourdel by Islamic extremists. Also, a new social network that could challenge Facebook's...

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2014-09-25 Nicolas Sarkozy

French Muslims condemn hostage beheading

French Muslim associations have strongly condemned the beheading of Hervé Gourdel by a jihadist group in Algeria. Also, Nicolas Sarkozy holds his first political rally amidst...

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2014-09-24 media

Online analysis and reactions to beheading of Hervé Gourdel

We take a look at how French media and social media have reacted to the beheading of Frenchman Hervé Gourdel in Algeria. The group responsible "Soldiers of the Caliphate" is...

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2014-09-23 Scottish independence

Is something a-brewing in Britain since Scottish referendum?

Has the Scottish referendum given us a foretaste of more demands for decentralisation across Britain? Also, Sarkozy's political return is likened to a blockbuster movie trailer...

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