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Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch hunt' over corruption probes (part 1)

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UNICEF report : Women and child migrants raped, beaten and detained in Libyan 'hellholes'

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Latest update : 2012-11-23

UMP crisis: Juppé to the rescue!

The civil war continues at France's UMP. Party grandee Alain Juppé steps in to mediate. Elsewhere, Saudi women are electronically tracked on leaving the country and Susan Boyle's #Susanalbumparty hashtag FAIL!

By James CREEDON

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2017-02-28 defence

Trump's bid to increase defence spending draws criticism

Donald Trump's desire to increase US defence spending draws criticism across the media. Many people are trying to get their head around the reasons behind the massive increase,...

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2017-02-27 Oscars (Academy Awards)

Monumental mix up at Oscars

We take a look at the buzz surrounding the erroneous announcement that "La La Land" had won the 2016 Oscar Academy Award for Best Picture. Also, we do a round-up of headlines and...

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2017-02-24 Donald Trump

Trump: ‘Fake news’ and unnamed sources

MediaWatch delves into the latest "fake news" accusations of the US President. Donald Trump thinks anonymous sources should not be allowed. He also wrote off the French capital,...

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2017-02-23 police

Students blockade Paris schools to protest suspected police rape

Protests in 16 different schools in and around Paris turned violent in places today, this over an alleged rape by a French police officer of a 22-year-old man named Théo. The...

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2017-02-22 Emmanuel Macron

Bayrou decides to march with Macron

The veteran and maverick have joined forces. François Bayrou, who has been a presidential candidate in every election for the past 15 years, has decided to throw his weight...

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