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Latest update : 2013-05-12

Christiane Taubira: the right's new Twitter target

France's new justice minister, Christiane Taubira, is the target of a negative Twitter campaign, as the opposition take to their keyboards to criticise the new cabinet. We also look at the upcoming parliamentary elections, and the challenges facing French voters who live abroad. Finally, we discover a hair-raising bet that saw one football managing sporting his team's colours - on his head.

By Olivia Salazar-Winspear



2016-02-11 François Hollande

Hollande reshuffle in online buzz

We take a look at online reactions to François Hollande's cabinet reshuffle.

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2016-02-10 Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders fires up the grass roots

Young Democratic voters are "feeling the Bern" and flocking to Bernie Sanders' anti-establishment candidacy. We take a look at media coverage of his victory over Hillary Clinton...

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2016-02-09 constitution

French MPs slammed for staying away from emergency powers reform vote

Three-quarters of French MPs did not turn up for a crucial parliamentary vote yesterday, the first in a series of votes as the government tries to enshrine controversial...

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2016-02-08 Angela Merkel

Merkel's Migrant Conundrum

MediaWatch takes a look at how the migrant crisis is affecting the German chancellor's popularity. Angela Merkel has seen her ratings fall by almost 20 percent in the last year....

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2016-02-08 Beyonce

Beyoncé's Black Power Message

MediaWatch casts an eye over the Super Bowl half-time show that's got everyone talking. Beyoncé sends out an unequivocal political message and it could usher in a new era for the...

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