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Latest update : 2012-06-29

Girls' guide to science

The day after Obamacare is green-lighted by the supreme court, Republicans hit out at this new "tax". Mitt Romney says he'll repeal the law if elected. Lipstick and lovehearts are the way to a girl's brain, according to the European Commission. They've launched a new campaign to get more women into scientific professions. And finally a Greek website whose only news, is good news!

By Olivia Salazar-Winspear

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2015-03-05 Facebook

Facebook versus French courts

A Paris court has ruled it has jurisdiction in a case pitching Facebook against a French social media user. The Frenchman's account was suspended in 2012 after he posted a photo...

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2015-03-04 children

To smack or not to smack?

To smack or not to smack - the debate continues in France after the Council of Europe criticised Paris for failing to introduce legislation that places an outright ban on...

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2015-03-03 Benjamin Netanyahu

Online reactions to Netanyahu's speech to Congress

We take a look at social media reactions to the Israeli Prime Minister’s address to the US Congress. Next, a wildlife photo goes viral – we take look at the original and the...

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2015-03-02 Russia

Media reactions to Boris Nemtsov's murder

Boris Nemtsov's murder is creating a lot of reaction in the Western media - we take a look at some editorials and social media reactions. Also - should smacking be fully banned...

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2015-02-27 US Congress

Flamboyant US Congressman's Instagram lands him in bother

Live from the newsroom, Oliver Farry takes a look at what's making waves online and elsewhere today.

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