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'Near miss' for Austria and the EU

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#hugabrit

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BUSINESS DAILY

French oil refinery workers extend strike action

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EYE ON AFRICA

At least two dead in anti-electoral commission protest in Kenya

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MEDIAWATCH

Far-right thwarted in Austrian election

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THE DEBATE

Getting warmer: Far-right edged in Austria presidential election (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Getting warmer: Far-right edged in Austria presidential election (part 2)

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THE INTERVIEW

Former French health minister: 'We have to reform the WHO'

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Tunisia steps up security measures to reassure tourists

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MEDIAWATCH

Latest update : 2012-08-03

Michael Phelps: 'It was pretty cool to chat with Obama!'

In today's show, we focus on Barack Obama's phone calls to US Olympic champions, as well as Vladimir Putin's love for judo. Meanwhile, London mayor Boris Johnson continues to make the headlines, as web users photoshop his failed stunt on a zip wire.

By Aurore Cloe DUPUIS

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2016-05-23 Austria

Far-right thwarted in Austrian election

We take a look at press and social media reaction to Austria's presidential election.

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2016-05-20 Cannes Film Festival

Festivals Drop Eagles of Death Metal

Media Watch looks at criticism of Sean Penn's new movie, after its debut at Cannes. Crass and "a little bit racist", according to some. Also, the Eagles of Death Metal are taken...

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2016-05-19 Egypt

EgyptAir flight disappearance on social media

We take a look at how the disappearance of EgyptAir flight MS804 has played out on social networks.

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2016-05-18 police

'The Sun' rapped on knuckles for reporting Queen wants Brexit

The press watchdog in the UK has judged as "inaccurate" recent reporting by The Sun that Queen Elizabeth is in favour of Brexit. First though, we take a look at a police protest...

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2016-05-17 labour law

Hollande lets slip that he will (probably) seek re-election

French political analysts have been dusting off their psychoanalysis tomes and picking apart a slip of the tongue by the French President which they mostly think indicates he...

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