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Latest update : 2012-11-20

Web users fact-check journalists over Gaza

Web users call the BBC on an erroneous retweet by their Gaza correspondent. There is also criticism over an op-ed in the Jerusalem Post calling for Gaza to be "flattened". Elsewhere, France's UMP is in turmoil over a leadership battle, echoing a similar deficit in democracy in the Socialist party during their 2008 leadership contest. Finally, naked feminists dressed as nuns get tear-gassed by right-wing Catholic demonstrators protesting against gay marriage... A busy 24 hours in France!

By James CREEDON

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2014-09-01 Nicolas Sarkozy

Is Carla Bruni against a political comeback for Sarkozy?

Le Parisien reports that Carla Bruni "had a huge row" with Nicolas Sarkozy during a holiday in Bali over the former president's ambitions to make a political comeback. Elsewhere...

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2014-08-29 NATO

No strategy and a beige suit

Barack Obama's press conference yesterday was talked about mostly for his choice of suit... but also for a gaffe in which he said that he had "no strategy" regarding the Islamic...

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2014-08-28 Manuel Valls

The deleted tweets of Manuel Valls

French PM Manuel Valls has discovered to his chagrin that deleting tweets that are no longer convenient has placed them under the spotlight even more! Elsewhere, we look at the...

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2014-08-27 French economy

'Macron-economy' pun already worn out

After his surprise appointment on Tuesday, Wednesday's buzz in France has been about Emmanuel Macron. Just 36 and a former Rothschild banker, he is the new Economy Minister. One...

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2014-08-26 eurozone

French government crisis: 'Krankreich' not Frankreich

The French government reshuffle drew one major surprise: the appointment of former Rothschild banker, 36-year-old Emmanuel Macron, as Economy Minister. Hollande and Valls have...

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