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Latest update : 2012-12-07

Laughter is the best medicine

The Irish panic-buy wine ahead of austerity measures targeting alcohol... meanwhile, George Osborne chuckles in Parliament while announcing a tightening of the British purse strings. Also, France's budget minister is accused of having an offshore bank account and Gérard Depardieu duets with the Uzbek President's daughter!

By James CREEDON

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2015-07-29 Zimbabwe

The hunter hunted

An American dentist, Walter Palmer, has become the internet's most hated man after killing a well-known Zimbabwean wild lion, Cecil. First though, online reactions to Laurent...

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2015-07-29 Zimbabwe

The hunter hunted

An American dentist, Walter Palmer, has become the internet's most hated man after killing a well-known Zimbabwean wild lion, Cecil. First though, online reactions to Laurent...

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2015-07-28 Barack Obama

Lucy, Obama and Donald Trump are 'part of the same human family'

We take a look at some of the buzz surrounding Barack Obama’s trip to Kenya and Ethiopia. Also, does Sepp Blatter deserve the Nobel Prize, as Vladimir Putin declared?

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2015-07-27 France

'Busted!'

A British peer is shamed on the front page of "The Sun" in a salmon-coloured bra, this during an alleged drug-fuelled evening with two prostitutes - we take a look at the...

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2015-07-24 Kenya

Kenya urges #SomeoneTellCNN

MediaWatch takes a look at the controversy that threatens to overshadow the US president's visit to his father's homeland, Kenya. Kenyans have reacted with anger, humour and...

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