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A fresh take on the news big and bizarre in the newspapers, on websites, blogs and social media. From Monday to Friday at 8.45 pm Paris time.

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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2018-02-19 shootings

Gun control continues to trend on US social media

We take a look at why the Parkland school shooting in Florida remains a major topic of public debate in US media, in particular beause of the key role student activists are...

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2018-02-16 China

A controversial Chinese New Year

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2018-02-15 shootings

'Thoughts and prayers'

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2018-02-14 Jacob Zuma

Zuma resigns... on Valentine's Day

This programme went to air shortly before Jacob Zuma resigned - we take a look at press and social media exasperation at "The Long Goodbye". Also, it's the first Valentine's Day...

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2018-02-13 Israel

Media banned at Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi's trial

17-year-old Ahed Tamimi's military trial began today in a highly politicised case where the Palestinian girl is charged with provoking and intimidating Israeli soldiers. She has...

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