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Melania's jacket: What did it mean?

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Clint Eastwood's empty chair talks back

When Clint Eastwood addressed President Obama in the form of an empty chair, he couldn't have guessed it would spark a three-day long parody-fest. We take a look at continued mocking of Clint's stunt at the Republican National Convention. Also: the cult of Obama; Rihanna is assailed in a Paris train station, and it's "la rentrée" for France's schoolchildren... and their parents.

By James CREEDON

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2018-06-22 Selina SYKES

Melania's jacket: What did it mean?

Everyone is still talking about Melania Trump’s "I really don’t care, do you?" jacket - which she wore for a visit to a facility housing migrant children - and what message she...

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2018-06-21 Emma JAMES

Melania, migrant children and a curious message

The furore over migrant children being separated from their parents at the US border continues, despite Donald Trump's move to end the practice. The First Lady - who was said to...

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2018-06-20 Emma JAMES

US media: Outraged and outrageous on immigration

Outrage over the US policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the border has ballooned, with the revelation that babies are being held in "tender age" shelters....

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2018-06-19 James CREEDON

Trump's anti-Merkel Twitter tirade

As discontent mounts over images showing distressed children separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border, Donald Trump has launched a second blistering attack on Angela...

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2018-06-18 James CREEDON

Aquarius, refugees and 'Europe's soul'

As the controversy continues over Europe's divided response to the MS Aquarius, we take a look at comment in various European media about a major faultline in European politics:...

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