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Vote count under way in Ghana after tight presidential poll

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Cameroon: Several people killed in clashes with police in Anglophone region

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Polish Christmas video goes viral

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Power to the People? Battle over Brexit and Parliamentary Democracy (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Power to the People? Battle over Brexit and Parliamentary Democracy (part 2)

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Video: Iraq's 'Golden Division' troops in the battle for Mosul

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TALKING EUROPE

Italy faces shortage of young farmers

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The Rolling Stones pay homage to the blues with new covers album

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MEDIAWATCH

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 : 2012-10-11

Are you addicted to social media?

A new study shows Facebook and Twitter are as addictive as smoking and sex. Also: how the Orange network in France plans to put an end to unlimited internet use; L'Express magazine is accused of a sexist cover this week and a Google Image search for "completely wrong" throws up a surprising result

By James CREEDON

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2016-12-08 Poland

Polish Christmas video goes viral

In the context of Brexit, a video depicting a Polish grandfather visiting family in London for Christmas has gone viral - we take a look. First though, Jérôme Cahuzac, former...

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2016-12-07 Edward Snowden

After latest Snowden leaks, is it time to use carrier pigeons?

Not even in-flight communications are safe from NSA snooping, according to the latest revelations by Edward Snowden published in 'Le Monde' and by 'The Intercept'. We take a look...

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2016-12-06 Bernard Cazeneuve

Interior minister takes over as France's premier

Bernard Cazeneuve is stepping into Manuel Valls' shoes as French prime minister for the next five months until elections next May – we take a look at online reactions.

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2016-12-05 French Presidential Elections 2017

Can Manuel Valls unite the left ahead of 2017?

The French prime minister today announced he will take part in Socialist Party primaries ahead of the presidential election next year. Many do not think Manuel Valls is in a...

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2016-12-02 François Hollande

Gambians herald 'new independence' after Jammeh defeat

In tonight's show, we look at reactions to François Hollande's “mic drop” of not running in the 2017 elections and scour rumors about Prime Minister Manuel Valls preparing to run...

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