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Latest update : 2012-08-22

A fresco defaced

Is it a lion? A monkey? Or a restored 19th century fresco of Jesus Christ?! A massive restoration FAIL is making headlines in Spain - we take a look at the coverage and take a listen to the culprits explanation. Also, Prince Harry praces around naked in Las Vegas but the British papers won't publish the photos and finally the French Interior Minister's wife ruffles feathers with overly-frank interviews.

By James CREEDON

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2015-03-31 Facebook

Facebook tracks you, even if you are not a user

According to a study conducted in Leuven University, Facebook tracks you even if you are logged out, even if you opt out and even if you are not a Facebook user. Elsewhere we...

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2015-03-30 local elections

"Slap in the face" for Socialists in French local elections

We take a look at press reaction and social media comment in lightof yesterday's local elections in France. Also, a failed attempt at burning the EU flag...

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2015-03-27 Germanwings flight 4U9525

Anger at mental health stigmatisation after crash allegations

A fresh take on the news big and bizarre in newspapers, on news websites, blogs and social media. We also look at stories about how the media functions and how it's evolving in...

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2015-03-25 Germanwings flight 4U9525

No answers yet for Germanwings tragedy

Front pages around the world this morning were devoted to the Germanwings crash in the French Alps - we take a look at this plus elements of discussion on social media concerning...

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2015-03-24 Airbus

Online media react to Germanwings crash

The Germanwings crash is dominating news websites in French, Spain and Germany; we take a look at some coverage. On social media too, the crash is a major trend topic. Media such...

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