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Latest update : 2012-10-02

Flat-pack furniture for all… except women!

The new season Ikea catalogue is out, and there are a few omissions in its Saudi Arabian edition: no women, anywhere to be seen! The Swedish furniture giant’s come in for criticism from the European press over this display of sexism. And an Iranian media source takes the bait: Fars news agency reprints a satirical article published by the Onion word for word.

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2016-09-23 Hillary Clinton

Clinton's Comedy Turn

Media Watch takes a look at Hillary Clinton's comedy turn on "Between Two Ferns". The US presidential hopeful was aiming to drum up interest among young voters with an appearance...

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2016-09-22 Italy

Italy's 'Fertility Day' campaign causes a stir... Again

We start tonight's MediaWatch with a look at the emblematic photos emerging from the riots in Charlotte, in the US. Next, we take a look at a campaign to promote a higher...

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2016-09-21 Nicolas Sarkozy

'Our ancestors the Gauls'

Nicolas Sarkozy's remarks that immigrants should adopt the Gauls as their ancestors continues to create controversy - we take a look at some of the reactions.

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2016-09-20 Brad Pitt

'Brangelina' becomes 'BrexPitt'

The buzz of the day is certainly news of the separation of Hollywood golden couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Elsewhere, we look at reactions to Donald Trump Jr.’s allusion to...

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2016-09-19 Edward Snowden

Washington Post turns its back on former source Snowden

The Washington Post was one of two media to reveal details of the NSA leak organised by Edward Snowden, yet the paper now says it does not back calls for the whistleblower to...

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