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Latest update : 2012-07-19

Just fluff or seriously sexist?

A female minister wears a skimpy summer dress to address parliament and is heckled. The incident has sparked a debate about sexism in French politics. We also look at how tweets are fuelling rumours about events in Syria. That's Media Watch for this Thursday 19th July, 2012.

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2016-07-21 Brexit

Is Theresa May hoping to divide Paris and Berlin in Brexit negotiations?

'Le Monde' is analysing Theresa May's trips to Berlin and Paris and wonders if they are not a bid to play the two cities off against each other in Brexit negotiations. We take a...

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2016-07-20 Syria

#PrayForSyria trends after dozens of civilians die in coalition airstrikes

'Le Monde' has called it the biggest blunder so far in coalition airstrikes in Syria - dozens of civilians are reportedly dead after US, French and UK warplanes struck a town...

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2016-07-19 Donald Trump

'Famous Melania Trump Quotes' flood Twitter

After allegedly plagiarising Michelle Obama in her speech to the RNC, Melania Trump has become the laughing stock of Twitter. Elsewhere, WikiLeaks prepares a massive data dump...

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2016-07-18 Truck attack in Nice

Nice attacker: Terrorist or 'simply deranged'?

A clearer picture is emerging of the man behind the Nice attack - a drug user who picked up men and women using dating sites. Bouhlel is thought to have become radicalised "very...

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2016-07-14 François Hollande

Bastille Day Boris-bashing

It's Bastille Day with François Hollande touching on a range of issues during a traditional TV interview to mark the French national holiday. He answered questions ranging from...

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