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Latest update : 2012-05-16

Don't rain on my inauguration

France ushers in a new president under stormy skies, as the media points out the differences between "Mr Normal" and his predecessor. President François Hollande's partner, Valérie Trierweiler, comes under scrutiny as the country's first lady and there's new digs for Nicolas Sarkozy, just a stone's throw from the presidential palace.

By Olivia Salazar-Winspear

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2016-05-05 Sweden

Photo of woman standing up to neo-Nazis goes viral

We look at some frivilous elements of buzz surrounding the London mayoral election. Also, Donald Trump makes "attack ads" easy for Hillary Clinton's communications team. Finally,...

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2016-05-04 Bernie Sanders

Polls show Sanders would beat Trump by 'at least 14%'

In Wednesday's later edition of Mediawatch: polls show that Bernie Sanders would win by at least 14% against Donald Trump. We take a look at coverage of this and also Donald...

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2016-05-04 Donald Trump

Some Republican Party members dump Trump for Hillary

As Donald Trump becomes the de facto nominee for the Republican Party, some big names in the GOP have declared "I'm with her" - we take a look at this story and other buzz...

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2016-05-03 François Hollande

Hollande unofficially kicks off his re-election campaign

Watch the later edition of Tuesday's Mediawatch...With a speech at a left-wing political conference, François Hollande has almost certainly unveiled his strategy for re-election...

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2016-05-03 François Hollande

Hollande unofficially kicks off his re-election campaign

With a speech at a left-wing political conference, François Hollande has almost certainly unveiled his strategy for re-election in 2017 - we take a look at what he said. Also,...

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